Principal Photography Begins!

Hi friends. Today was the first day of shooting for the Takashima project. I have 1 doll that stands like a rock: my Lilis Liv/Dollmore hybrid doll. That means I didn't need to spend time wiring or hot gluing her socket joints for better possibility. Today's shoot were Miss Camille singles - shots of a … Continue reading Principal Photography Begins!

Test Cityscapes

Hi friends. I started work on the thumbnails but found myself wanting to create a few background dioramas for Takashima. I collected my Seattle photos into 1 folder to take stock then created the following backgrounds in Photoshop. Takashima will clearly be set in Seattle. I haven't yet identified the building that will stand in … Continue reading Test Cityscapes

“Haunted Jack”

Hi ho art friends. The November Shift Art challenge inspired me to finish early and submit my canvas well before the deadline on Sunday, 11/15. "Haunted Jack" uses the four challenge Pexels photos, 1 Caroline Julia Moore model, and texture, plus various Awake/Kaizen class artist brushes. I used the Photoshop feature select main subject and … Continue reading “Haunted Jack”

Starfall and Keaton, V2

Hi ho art friends, A couple weeks ago, I took some shots of potential doll changes to my Takashima Extraction characters, Al Keaton and Camille Starfall. I had a bit of time today to do a finger exercise of my latest options: my Elfdoll K, 62 cm tall, Elfdoll face-up and my Dollmore Lilis Liv/Glorydoll … Continue reading Starfall and Keaton, V2

August Shift Art Challenge

Hi ho art friends. I work well with a theme and the monthly Shift Art Challenge is an easy way to 1) work with a them and 2) work with a limited palette. There are very specific rules about submitting entries to the challenge. This month's theme is "gratitude." The images for this month's theme … Continue reading August Shift Art Challenge

“Sea Fairy”

Hi art friends. I'm writing this on Father's Day, which a melancholy day since dad passed away nearly 11 years ago. But he's always nearby in the form of two of his paintings and his West Point portrait that hang in our entry. The last road trip Dad and I took was in early June … Continue reading “Sea Fairy”