Floating Fruit Workshop

My CPV Photography group holds lots of workshops, I am sometimes the teacher, some times the student…this day I was the student. Now the premise of floating fruit is actually quite easy, the actual act of creation is harder than it looks. These are the finished images We used black and white acrylic but decided…

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In the studio – Enamel coffee pot

On a recent treasure hunt, I picked up this lovely lace doily and this wonderful enamel teapot, looks so nice with the white peonies Have been playing with some new presets as well, the Dark and Moody range will release perhaps next month. Sometimes keeping it simple and sweet is so divine. I can’t believe…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Tarot Update

I decided last week that I really need to get a few series back into the rotation and get some more work done on them. One such series is my Tarot Cards. I only have a few of the Major Arcana left, but I did manage to cross off two more The Wheel of Fortune…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Mother of Ravens

What does it mean to be weighed down by responsibility and wishing to have the freedom to just fly away? 

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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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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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Tuesday’s Textures…

Today’s image is a collection or composite of several different photos, a collection from February’s ShiftArt.com challenge. I had this spark of inspiration while looking at the cup, I often day dream over my morning coffee, I love the symbolism of the sun breaking through the clouds…how I feel when the caffeine kicks in lol.…

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Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Review…

I was recently approached by the wonderful people at Sleek Lens whom asked if I would like to try and review their Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Collection. Now I spend a great deal of time in Photoshop and I frequently use actions to as a tool to speed up my workflow, they do not stifle…

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Shift Art Challenge update…

I wrote a post earlier in the week about my submission for Shiftart Challenge, considering the competition this month; I did not envy the judges. It was won by an amazing piece by Jason Hahn, followed by an equally amazing first and second runners up. I rate a mention, so I was pretty happy with…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

Shift Art Challenge time again, this is my entry for December……….titled Inner Peace, I used some different techniques on this one including motion and field blur, using Dodge & Burn to re define facial features and colour layers and blending modes to create natural looking makeup. Not sure what the ShiftArt challenge is? Visit the…

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