Tuesday’s Textures – Watercolour

Yes, a shameless piece of self-promotion here 🙂 I created this piece from a flower shot from Hamilton Gardens in NZ and my brand new Soft Water Colours Collection of Digital Creative Textures and Backgrounds. I am getting quite a collection now on my website – go check it out Have a fabulous week… ~Julz,…

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Happy Easter…or whatever

Not exactly Regular Random for your Sunday viewing, but for those who may be around, I wish you a safe and happy Easter…or whatever. Non-chocolate simpleness…words to live by LIVE…LOVE…LAUGH… Peace ~ Julz, xo

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In the Studio – Playing with Light

I had a friend Lisa, pop over to the studio for a ‘play date’, it’s really just an afternoon of trial and error and playing with stuff, plus some yummy food, a cuppa or two and lots of laughs. If you are invited to one of my ‘play dates’ you need to bring a good…

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In the Studio – Dark and Moody Workshop

Every year I host this workshop at least 2-3 times, it never seems to fail. I have other new ventures and offerings this year, but I thought I would start off with the same old D&M Workshop. I set everything up pretty much the same, but I like to offer different subjects and change things…

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Monday’s Musings…

I had a busy week doing not a huge amount really, I released yet another online class, I am on a roll – this time all about Lighting, both natural light and artificial light, it’s the one thing, my students, all tell me they struggle with the most, so it seemed a natural progression. So…

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Light Painting – Peonies and Ballet Slippers

Last week I featured the first of my recent dabble with Light Painting – Hydrangeas and then my work with Antlers.  It really has been far too long and I am thoroughly enjoying getting back into this more painterly style of Still Life…here is my next one Peonies and Ballet Slippers I still have several more…

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Light Painting – Antlers

While I have been getting back into the swing of things, I thought I would share a few images I took over the weekend. Yesterday I featured Hydrangea, today something a little more masculine… In this image, while it is quite simple, took quite a while and various attempts to get just how I want…

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Light Painting – Hydrangea

I finally had some free time to myself in the studio and decided that I really wanted to play with some Light Painting, Light Sculpting, whatever you would like to call it. Essentially it involves me sitting in a dark studio and over the period of a minute or two, lighting my subject with a…

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Monday’s Musings

I have had a fairly quiet, but industrious week and weekend, Over the Weekend my newly revamped For the Love of Food on-line class relaunched and is already selling, so that is good news – if you are Interested I will put the link at the bottom of the post. I have launched an exciting…

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Regular Random – Raspberry Friand

Let’s take a small break from the New Zealand trip, shall we? I felt like I had been holed up on the PC for days, sorting through photos and writing blogs posts, so I decided to go run a few errands, I picked myself up a yummy Raspberry Friand for my afternoon tea, and decided…

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