Tuesday’s Texture – ShiftArt Challenge

Every month I find the Shiftart.com challenge getting more and more difficult, September’s challenge, for instance, all images were predominantly orange! So I sort of went grungey B&W surreal fairy-tale. Apart from the boy (which is a composite of 2 images as well), I used the images below to help create¬†‘Tinkerbell’ and the background, as…

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Tuesday ‘s Texture

This is one of the images I was playing around with from Saturday’s Bird Encounter, this time without the birds. It was a random shot I took of Talia and I wanted to give it a more fantasy, eerie forest feel. Just playing around really. Sometimes when you have got nothing to lose, that when…

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Brooke Shaden’s 15 Day Content Creation Challenge, Part 2

Last week I explained the current Brooke Shaden 15 Day Content Creation Challenge and shared five new pieces created for it, this week another five images. I must confess to feeling a little burnt out this week, it has been a busy few months, and to be honest possibly not the greatest time to jump…

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Tuesday’s Textures – August Shift Art Challenge

Sticking with my more is less theme of late, I offered this up as my Shift Art Challenge, for August   It is a composite of three different images, the field, the sky and the girl. I added the hair and skirt, changed all the colors and tones and added more grass in the distance.…

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Brooke Shaden’s 15 Day Content Creation Challenge, Part 1

As you all know I love a good challenge, and I particularly like Brooke’s, she makes you think and pushes you to go beyond your boundaries; well I think so. So when Brooke announced another challenge this year, I signed up, 40% of the proceeds go towards her charity as well; win win. Each day…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Helping Hands

While preparing for the Pixel Sisters Studio Conceptual Portrait Workshop, I created numerous test shots and scenarios to make sure everything would flow smoothly on the day. To say I do a LOT of preparation for my shoots and workshops is an understatement. One particular shot which took my fancy recently which is one inspired…

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A word about my YouTube Channel

I don’t really have an ‘In the studio’ today, as last weekend was all about the Pixel Sisters workshop, so jump on over there to read more in depth about our Floral Fantasy Workshop. Today I thought I might share something a little different, are you aware that I have a Youtube channel? I know…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Same, same but different

Now I am pretty sure I have featured this first image before, I am in fact quite proud of it, so simple yet profound at the same time. Some people found it depressing and others found the same image uplifting.   I had a thought occur to me several days ago, for giving it a…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Tarot Series update

I am sure you are all now familiar with my Tarot series and it is moving along at quite a pace, most of the Major Arcana is now done (still a few tricky ones to do), and I have the Ace, Page, Queen, and King of quite a few of the Minor Arcana. Today I…

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Share Your World – 18th July, 2017

What is your favorite cheese?¬†Being lactose intolerant, cheese is NOT my friend! However, there have been major improvements in the taste of Lactose-free cheeses. They actually taste better than the packaging these days. I can tolerate a little hard cheese, parmesan for instance. And if I am feeling particularly naughty I love some Edam or…

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