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Child of Woman

Child of Woman The latest and penultimate image in my #daughterofwoman series - Child of Woman!  Yes, he is my baby, minus his head 🤪, and he was a bit of a wriggler to photograph!  I wanted to keep the colours more harmonious in this image and less chaotic to represent the lack of cognitive… Continue reading Child of Woman

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Why I love Surrealism

What do I love about surrealism?  I love that there are no rules and no boundaries to what I can create. I love that I can create fluidly and freely I love that it doesn’t have to have a deep message or hidden concept, and I love that it can have both. I love that is… Continue reading Why I love Surrealism

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Husband Of Woman

The third image in 'Daughter Of Woman' series is finished! Husband Of Woman I love the patterns and colours in this image and the contrast between the two. The lightbulb is original, only cut out and not warped or anything. I hunted down all these unusually shaped lightbulbs in the series. The wallpaper is a… Continue reading Husband Of Woman

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Selling limited edition prints

My ‘Daugter Of Woman’ series is the first time I have created work to sell as a limited edition series. Wife Of Woman - 20x20cm Limited Edition Giclee print - Artist Proof So I had to do some research on how to work with limited editions and what mine would look like. Things to consider… Continue reading Selling limited edition prints

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Wife of Woman

Here it is, the second piece in my series 'Daughter of Woman'! Titled 'Wife of Woman', my aim is to create a 'family' in this series. The title concept links the pieces through them all being 'of woman', aka 'born' from a woman. However, the main concept linking all the pieces is 'the duality of… Continue reading Wife of Woman

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How I create my fine art photos

To create my images, I deconstruct my original idea into a number of individual images. Then I capture those images on camera whenever possible. I prefer to use my own images. But if an idea requires an image I can’t capture, then I use stock photo sites. Unsplash and Pixabay offer some good quality free… Continue reading How I create my fine art photos

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Through the Flamingo Glass

Is it ok to create art without a concept? When I’m looking at submission guidelines there is often a large box to describe the concept behind the images. The big ‘why’ that propelled you to create your project. Often artists and photographers have a poignant message or story behind their images: A representation or insight… Continue reading Through the Flamingo Glass