This past weekend, an absolutely goregous spring day, I photographed my sister and her fiance. Out of the blue, it hit me. -------> I needed to get my expanding-can outside more often and be creative. As the shutter on my camera clicked and clacked, my brain untangled plot holes, drafted the next novel in my … Continue reading Other Creative Outlets for Writers?
Life, as usual, has been getting in my creative way lately. I've been busy working on more post for you guys, crafting a story collection, finishing up a novel that I'm very excited about (as well as about five other literary projects) and then there's the non-writing time-sucks: 1. Photoshop: In addition to gearing up … Continue reading Weirdness Warning: Photoshop, True Blood and Arabian Horses
So, I've been tinkering around, trying to become proficient using the program responsible for the flawless images that grace every magazine cover, and I've discovered a few things. 1. photoshop can fix most figure flaws, but not everything is capable of saving. 2. A good guassian (spelling?) blur can camo the dreaded "big pores" on … Continue reading Makeup and Photoshop
So, once again I find myself railing against the mundane, normalcy of my life. I get up, I go to work, I herd cattle (I mean kids), and I clean my never-clean home. I miss the beauty of life, the joy in the creative. So i must find it again. I've been shooting pictures for … Continue reading Getting Creative, Even if it Kills Me