Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Pier

Background - image from unsplash -

Model extracted from -

Textures, sea gulls - my collection

Playing with light

The Wheel

Created this abstract image by combining four photos - three from unsplash and one from the AWAKE course -

Textures - my collection

Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Background - created the BG with three different textures and some of my tree photos

Other textures, bird brushes and words - all my collection

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Entry for Castle of Manips challenge "Pirates, Wenches and Treasure" - Deviantart

Background created by combining 3 different images

Textures, feathers, seagull, seaweed, bird brushes, hair brushes - all my collection

Urban Girl

Background - Created the BG with 3 B&W photos from Sebastian from the Grunge course

Textures (used 5), bird, extra hair strands, flower - all my collection

Monday, April 27, 2015

Pa. Farm

Another farm image from NE Pennsylvania.  I used 2 different pictures to create this digital farm scene - my photos. 
Textures and bird brushes - my collection

I am enjoying doing these landscapes.  I sold my Pa. house in October so I won't be going up there as much anymore.  I have mixed feelings about it.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

The Bather

Headpiece - Eenas Creations  - made up of two different components

Textures, birds, moon, - all my collection

I did a lot of work on the foreground of the water adding an extra layer to make it look like she was standing in water also adding shadows.  I love working with old paintings and making a new digital piece.  I especially like this one!!

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Mask

Background - made using 4 different images - 2 textures, Foxey Squirrel image and Mischief Circus image

Textures, birds, tattoo, flower, feather and fern - all my collection

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Pa. Barn

Combined 3 photos from NE Pennsylvania - my photos

Texture and bird brushes - my collection

Feeling very Wyeth-ish today if that is a word!!!

Pa. Farm House

From 3 of my photos.  I used one for the sky and BG, one for the middle house and tree area and I created a new foreground with the third photo.

Textures and bird brushes my collection.

I used to live in NE Pennsylvania and there are such beautiful farms in that area.  I took lots of photos when I was up there.   I sold my house in October of last year and I have mixed feelings about it. Below is my picture picture. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Free Bird

For Earth Day!

Headdress -

Moon, birds, weeds, hair brushes, textures - all my collection

Monday, April 20, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Painted Wall 4

Model - Colby Files
Background - 2 B&W images from Sebastian Michaels
Texture, brushes, graffiti font - all my collection
This is in the painted series - just a B&W for a change

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Painted Wall 3


Wall, graffiti, textures - all my collection

This is the third in my street art/graffiti series

Friday, April 17, 2015


Background - unsplash image

Girl extracted from -

Textures, moon, crows, hat, feather, birds, hair brushes, bird brushes, skull and post, smoke - all my collection

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Painted Wall 2

Woman - Rolf Armstrong Dream Girl - the Father of American Pin-Up Art

Textures, wall, graffiti - all my collection

Second image of my digital painted walls street art.  I am loving these images they are fun to make and something different for me.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Chair

Model - Colby Files - Awake Content
Background - Decay Stock -
Overlay and some texture Awake Content - Jen Maddox and Foxey Squirrel 
Web brushes -
Textures, cat, smoke, dove - all my collection

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Painted Wall 1

Main Image -

Wall, graffiti, textures - all my collection

I am fascinated by street art and thought I would create the digital variety - think I am going to do a few more of these!!

Homage To Georgia

Skull and girl - unsplash picture -
Flower, background and textures - all my collection

When I saw the skull photo I knew I wanted to do something O'Keeffe related - so here it is.

Monday, April 13, 2015


Blackbird pic - Gary Henderson 
Background - Mischiefcircus
Textures, moon - my collection

Blackbird singing in the dead of night.

PA Farm

My photo of a farm in NE Pennsylvania
Bird brushes, textures, chicken - my collection

Below is the original photo.  I removed a lot of stuff, enlarged the foreground and did quite a bit of work on the picture.  I am really happy with the final image.  This was a little farm close to our house in PA.

Original Picture

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Peeling Back The Layers

Model - Colby Files  
Some trees and bird brushes - my collection
Everything else - AWAKE content

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Modern Day Madonna

Colby files and AWAKE content
Tree and tattoo - my collection

I wanted to get the circle and symbol behind her head like a halo

This is more like what I want to produce but haven't been working on.  

Friday, April 10, 2015

Silence of the Lambs

I created this image by using 3 photos - one from unsplash (the sheep) and two from my collection - I combined them to make my background.

I extracted the girl from an old vintage photo

Textures, weed and bird brushes - all my collection

Thursday, April 9, 2015


Girl - extracted image by auralis stock

Textures, deer, birds and mist - my collection

Wednesday, April 8, 2015


This image is made up of four different pics.
And 3 other pictures from my collection

Textures, moon and bird brushes all my collection

I love to make these made up landscapes.

Monday, April 6, 2015


Background - woods photo

Textures, rose, bird brushes - all my collection

I am playing catch up - spent the last couple days building a web site.  It is pretty much finished but was so much work.  I haven't even done any digital art in about 4 days.  I did this image last week.

Friday, April 3, 2015

The White Dress

Model extracted from -

Black cat -

Textures, everything else - my collection

I wanted to exaggerate the white dress - really blow out the lighting making it almost glow.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A Little Birdie Told Me

Background - I made the BG by combining papers and textures

Textures, bird writing - all my collection