Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Peculiar Children 4 - Sam


Created for the "Peculiar Children" challenge at Deviantart Castle of Manips and Castle of Cards

Background - created using three photos from my collection
Girl - extracted from a vintage photo
Skulls - http://anthonygimenez.deviantart.com/art/Pack-Large-Textures-1807-469005175  
Textures, smoke, bird all my collection

From the second book Hollow City - Sam is a peculiar child who can regrow any body part she loses, like a starfish. Movie coming out tomorrow!!!!!

Sunday, September 25, 2016

No Longer Hiding


Background - created using four photos from Pixabay combined
Witch - extracted from http://faestock.deviantart.com/art/Witch27-465504623  
Textures, broom, skulls, bird, bird brushes, sparkle, mist - all my collection

I may be a bit early for Halloween but a witch is always in fashion ; )

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Peculiar Children 3 - Entrance To The Other Side


Background - created using 2 images from Pixabay and 2 of my cloud images
Boy - extracted from another vintage photo
Light effects - Caroline Julia Moore AWAKE Content
Textures, birds, keys, rose, moon, mist, hat, grasses and weeds - all my collection

I also ran the finished image through Topaz Texture Effects and used two effects combined.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Peculiar Children 2 The Portal


Background created using 5 photos 4 from Pixabay one mine
Girl - extracted from a Costica Acsinte vintage photo 
Birdcage - http://frozenstocks.deviantart.com/art/UNRESTRICTED-Rusty-Birdcage-Render-456501840
Textures, flying crow, star, mist, feather, horns, keys - all my collection 

More peculiar children - I am starting the second book.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Peculiar Children 1


Background - Mischief Circus
Books, hat, rose and vase - Mischief Circus
Textures, bird, skull, flowers, cat - my collection

So I am reading “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children”  and loving it - so be prepared to see lots of Peculiar Children images.  I cannot wait for the moving coming out at the end of this month.  

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Endless War



Background - created using two images from Pixabay
Kids - extracted from a vintage photo
Steampunk stuff - Mischief Circus
Hat - http://roy3d.deviantart.com/art/Gothic-Hat-PNG-Stock-443378763
Chicken - Mischief Circus
Textures, feather, mist and some other stuff - my collection

I saw a bumper sticker last night that read “Stop Endless War”.  I liked the term so I made this image. So inspiration can come from anywhere. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Writers Block


Background and typewriter - Mischief Circus
Background painting - extracted from a vintage photo and put into the frame
Spider web brushes - http://frozenstocks.deviantart.com/art/UNRESTRICTED-Spider-Webs-Brushes-02-132864493
Textures, desk top, clock, bird, feather - all my collection

So I am reading a book and one of the main characters, a writer, has writer’s block.  I thought it would make an interesting image.