Month: July 2011

Kayaks – Key Largo, FL

Kayaks – Key Largo, FL

I was walking the jetty in Key Largo at sunset last Thursday night when I came across a bunch of kayaks moored on the dock. This picture practically took itself! Nothing like sunset in the keys to take your breath away. It was only a […]

Diane Poinski – A Master at Hand Painting Photos

Diane Poinski – A Master at Hand Painting Photos

I found Diane Poinski on Facebook recently. She does wonderful hand painted photos and more importantly, she has written a free e-book to teach others to do the same. This is a technique I have always been curious about but never tried because I didnt […]

Textured Botanicals

Textured Botanicals

I just purchased some new textures from French Kiss Textures and my web buddy Leslie Nicole. This is the first image I am doing with her new textures and borders and I really like the results. She has a beautiful, soft quality to her textures […]

Encaustic Artist and Author Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch

Keeping with my new fascination with photography and encaustic, I just purchased two new books by author and encaustic art Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch on Amazon. One is on the way and one is due for release the beginning of August 2011. She is a wonderful […]

Encaustics and Photography…a new love affair

I am afraid that I have caught the encaustic bug. Encaustic is the process of painting with clear or pigmented hot wax on a board. It has always fascinated me and now I have just discovered it can be used beautifully with photography and collage. […]

The Blue Anchor Pub, Delray Beach

The Blue Anchor Pub, Delray Beach

I passed this pub the other day in Downtown Delray and could not resist giving it “the treatment”. The blue of the building, the blue of the sky and the red of the brick sidewalk were all perfect!

French Polynesia…remembering my trip

French Polynesia…remembering my trip

If you have one place that you must go in your lifetime, make it French Polynesia. When I landed there, I felt like I had left this planet. It is unworldly. I felt no connection whatsoever back to the rest of the world. It was […]

Still Life – Tea Stained Rose

Still Life – Tea Stained Rose

A change of style for me…I call this Still Life – Tea Stained Rose. Done with new Nik Software Bundle and Topaz Bundle along with textures, overlays, layer masks, clipping masks and other cool techniques I just learned for Photoshop. Thanks to Leslie Nicole for […]