In the Studio – Messy chocolatey fun

I am working on creating a new Workshop for September, and as I often do I spend several hours in the studio, coming up with ideas. Frequently there is more mess than the below pic…..but believe me it got much messier than this! Not sure if you can tell by all the kitchen accessories and…

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Winter Workshops – Pixel Sisters Studio, Conceptual Fine Art Portraits

WOW, what a mouth full for a post title! But yes, only one week after our very first Floral Fantasy Workshop, the Pixel Sisters ran their first Conceptual Fine Art Portrait Workshop. To say Desley and I are a wee bit tired is a complete understatement. We do put a LOT of thought and effort…

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Monday’s Musings

I’m dog tired, there I said it! Another weekend, another Workshop. Don’t get me wrong I love them, but three in three weeks is a bit much 🙂 So I will keep today’s post short. This is just two of the images I took from the Workshop, however as I was busy teaching I did…

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Winter Workshops – Floral Fantasy

Well, we did it, the Pixel Sisters Studio successfully completed their very first workshop. We had eight participants, so excellent turn out for our first venture. Everyone really seemed to enjoy themselves, as did Desley and I too. We had some beautiful fresh flowers and some truly stunning artificial flower arrangements, courtesy of Desflora Flowers.…

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Monday Musings…

Well, the day finally arrived, Desley and I (aka Pixel Sisters Studio) had our very first workshop – Floral Fantasy, as you can see very well attended. Here are just a few of the shots I managed to catch, I didn’t take that many as I was mostly busy helping everyone else. We split them…

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Winter Workshops #4 – Dark and Moody Fruit

By far the most popular workshop I have run this year has been Dark and Moody Fruit. Dark and Moody are so in fashion right now, but to some, it seems unobtainable. In reality, it is not as difficult as everyone thinks. The other item on the agenda and quite popular is a brief lesson in…

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Winter Workshops #3 – Dark and Moody Fruit

I ran another Dark and Moody Fruit Still Life/ Food Photography shoot in the home studio, pretty much the same as last time, I had three workstations set up and similar ideas and fruit. Berries, Citrus and we also did some Light Sculpting to start with. I had even less time to shoot at this…

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Winter Workshop #2 – For the Sweet tooth

I ran my first Winter Workshop with a dark and Moody theme a few weeks ago, so this time I went light and airy and instead of fruit and veg; it was cakes and candies, much to the delight of this group of six; five women and one gentlemen. I set this workshop up with…

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Winter Workshops #1 – Dark & Moody

Well Winter is here; the cold, grey, windy, drizzly days in Melbourne are upon us. Yes, I could rug up and go out chasing waterfalls and such, and I probably will; but it also means it’s time to run my Winter Workshops. I have advertised three so far, and all are fully booked, granted not…

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Winter Workshops – Still Life # 4

We ran yet another Still Life / Product Workshop in the Studio on the weekend just gone, one of the biggest groups so far with 9 of us. A little cramped, but we managed……it is possibly the last one for the year, definitely for Winter, so I had a lot of interested people, it’s hard…

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