Tag Archives: creative

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Irony and a National Best in Class Figure Study Win

“From even the greatest of horrors, irony is seldom absent.” ~ H. P. Lovecraft First, the important stuff: at this year’s PPOC National Salon, I won my third Best in Class Figure Study for my […]

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How a Passion for Drawing Led to an Accreditation in Figure Study (NSFW)

‘Figure Study: skillful and creative artistic representations of the unclothed human figure; in whole or in part.’ When I was a kid (yeah, yeah… in the real long ago), I started sketching. Before my first […]

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7 Lessons Learned Over the Past 7 Years in Photography

Beyond any of the lessons I’ve learned from my mentors and fellow pixel freaks, and all the “quotable quotes” regarding photography, there are a few thoughts that have come together in my head over the past […]

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Jay Terry MPA Now Accredited in Fantasy Illustration

It has long been a … fantasy … of mine to create the kind of images that fired my imagination as a child. As I wrote in “From Pencil and Pen to Pixels: This is […]

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From Pencil and Pen to Pixels: This is Where it All Started

In the long, long ago, before I started smashing pixels, I had a fascination with creating works of fantasy. As a child, I would draw, doodle, finger-paint … you name it – same as most […]

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Babies, Brides and the “Bare” Essentials

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Stop me if you’ve heard these before … (of a baby photo) “OMG!! Love!!” (of a bridal photo) “You’re beautiful!” (of a […]

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The Proper Care and Feeding of Your Creativity

“Great creativity is astonishingly, absurdly, rationally, irrationally powerful.” ~ Andy Hobsbawm You’re in a rut. Your creativity is gone. You have no time. You’re feeling uninspired. It’s all been done before. You can’t do … […]

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London Photographer Wins Top Conceptual Illustration Award At National Exhibition

They say you ‘always remember your first’. I get that – my first car, my first job, my first Five Guys burger (I think I just drooled on my keyboard thinking about it …). Well, […]

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Farewell 2013, Thanks For Coming Out!

So, that was 2013 … It’s been a tradition in my house at New Year’s to take a good, long look at the year we’ve just finished – the highlights and the low – as […]

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