Out of the studio – Old School House

Yesterday I shared the images from Big Rock, where we shot our 1975 inspired Picnic at Hanging Rock images. Today we move onto a little building we found as we were leaving the National Park. We believe its an school house. OK, so not as impressive or commanding as the one from the actual movie,…

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Out of the studio – Big Rock

I have long had a fascination with the book, the movie and the Mini Series, Picnic at Hanging Rock. In particular the 1975 iconic Australian movie by Peter Weir. Haunting, psychological thriller about a group of school girls who missing from a picnic at Hanging Rock in the 1900s. The novel was written in 1967…

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In the studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 7

Lastly is the Vampire Bianca Solderini, was was the love and product of Romanus… “Bianca is an Italian vampire born in Florence, Italy in the late 1470s. She has sharp grey eyes and wavy golden hair, which she often interweaves with pearls, and is often described as a woman painted by Botticelli. Bianca lives a happy mortal life with…

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Monday’s Musings…

Sooo much happening around here at the moment, so this will be quick. Busy week last week including a mid week macro in the gardens workshop, in the rain, which was actually loads of fun. Another workshop on Saturday, Steampunk, we created smoke bubbles and used gels with hard lighting and had loads of fun.…

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In the studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 6

Marius de Romanus is actually a fictional character by Anne Rice, The Vampire Chronicles (and the movie Queen of the Damned). It was said he was born 30BC in Rome and was turned into a Vampire by Druids and instructed why vampires all over the world and the God of the Groves had been burned…

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In the studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 5

Next on our Walpurgis Eve guest list is Louisiana Creole Voodoo practitioner, Marie Laveau. Played by Anjel Taylor. Marie was renowned herbalist and midwife in New Orleans in the 1800s. All props, costumes and backdrops were sourced by our wonderful Team Admin, Bev. So many collected and gathered. I added a few additional props, but…

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Share your world – 5th May 2021

Yesterday was Star Wars Day – May the fourth be with you. Sorry I kind of missed it. It’s not like I forgot it, just didn’t post on the blog. I guess I am not here as much as I used to be. Life! Time for more share your world… QUESTIONS: Would you rather be…

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In the studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 3

Of the witches who appeared at Morticia’s Walpurgis Eve party was possible the most famous of Witches, Morgan le Fay (Morgan the Fairy or also known as Morgana) from Camelot and King Arthur legends. Said to be both a protector and protagonist’s of King Arthurs back in medieval times. Morgan le Fay was played by…

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Monday’s Musings…

Another week, another dollar, or so they say. Not sure that I earnt much, but then I didn’t spend anything, so I guess I’m ahead…lol I have been busy finishing setting the studio up, and cleaning up, so that kept me busy. Had some errands to run on Friday and then as the weather was…

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In the studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 2

Here is just a few of the cast; Morticia Addams, The Grim Reaper, Harry Potter Ghoul, Dorothy & Toto I guess these characters don’t really have much of a back story as such. ~ Julz

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