Monday, May 28, 2012

A Year Already!

 This week it's been one full year since this fellow came wandering up..He's gone from a rumpled mange-sad dog to something a bit different.

Big dog then-9months old

                                         Big Dog his lawn chair..

Oh, I should be doing a million other things right now..the list is a mile long..but what am I actually doing..taking photos of the dog..

Photography..My DownFall's no surprise to anyone who has visited my Etsy shop..I take crappy photos..they do nothing for my pieces.. recently I discovered the pale background I had been using made the pieces appear too blue and flattened out..duh.
Currently I'm using an up-cycled table I put together from an old sewing machine base and topped with a very cool  rusted's a little better solution..sort of.

I recently came across this post on Sparrow Salvage's Blog, posted last summer,it's got wonderful info on how to achieve interesting but not distracting backgrounds..I soo love her work and her photos convey the soulful nature of her pieces.

Here is a link to the Blog post ..please check this out, it's very inspiring

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

wire wrapped rings

Lytha has a lovely free tutorial on wire wrapped rings..
this type project has been around for quite awhile, but I especially like this tutorial for the clear step by step photos..
also Beth has a great post about wire wrapped rings on her blog..
go over and read all about it.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012

 Since Picnik closed I've been looking for a new photo editing location,
this was suggested by Heather