Inspiration from nature, Mammoth Lakes, Stanislaus National Forest, and Mt Tamalpais

These photos are from traveling in Mammoth Lakes, Stanislaus National Forest, and Mt Tamalpais. On this summer’s road trip I’m tuning into the van life community of adventure seekers who live on the road. Their miro mobile homes allow them the ability to work and enjoy recreational activities in the most remote areas. While I’m far from…

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Mermaid series outdoor photo session #glitter #sunshine

These photos are from today’s outdoor photo shoot and represents the current arrangement and style of these polymer mermaids. If you follow my blog you’ll know that I’ve been working with the same series of polymer clay mermaids for quite a while.  They are arranged in bowls that were handmade, in a papier-mâché method, from tore…

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Found objects and sand tray photo shoot

Playing with found objects in sand and glitter using hand made clay and paper bowls this afternoon. I have hand made beads in polymer clay and glass in addition to natural black coral, shell, stone, and wood. I’m also enjoying some small lenses that distort the scale, reminding me vision is dependent on the lens…

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#tinyworld photos from 360 💎 gem time lapse

For this post, I’ve mixed photos with dream journal entities with the word ‘world’ in them. The 360 photo stills are from todays time lapse of testing the sphere size. The conclusion from today’s exploring is to make a bigger sphere from a yoga ball next (more than double this size). Also, starting with a…

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The best of 26 recent bathroom dreams

Checking the bathroom Not afraid of ghosts New place Moving in Moving out Stuck in a small bathroom something in the darkness is coming for me scream for help twice and I wake myself up Help me Help me Struggling to find the right home feeling like a guest in the bathroom attempting to do…

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Gold mirror photo booth cube for small object photography 

If you have small object that you need to photograph for an online store (like me), why not try a cube mirror shot? Small art objects are more affordable and safer to ship than large objects. However, it’s hard to get the sense of a 3D object in a photo.  What do you think of…

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Alchemy and Digital Art

The alchemy of good curating amounts to this: Sometimes, placing one work of art near another makes one plus one equal three. Two artworks arranged alchemically leave each intact, transform both, and create a third thing. – Jerry Saltz The August calendar is inspired by alchemy. What is alchemy and how can it inform the creative…

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