Almost every image I make is a self portrait. Those tiny bits of plastic become me. They represent my strongly felt emotions, my experiences. And through this I attach myself so fully to their image.
Finding a mentor is an amazing option for learning about your field, for having direct contact with someone highly regarded by the professional world. In a mentorship you can form friendship and learn more than you ever may elsewhere. However, in the world of social media, mentorships are rampant.
Making assignments for yourself, being able to pursue your own creativity or trust your own artistic compulsions is the only way to make distinctive work that sticks with yourself and others. It’s the only way to prevent yourself from becoming stagnant.
I absolutely adored Peter Pan growing up. The live action one from 2003 specifically. But even years before seeing that specific Peter Pan, I selected a fairy movie from Blockbuster … Continue reading Fairy Tale
I’m a broken record are this point but, I lost myself somewhere. Wrapped up in the people and pieces around me, trying to carve a way into the ever changing … Continue reading Creating for Myself
The Assignment Adam Ford left this comment on my recent post – That “Oldest Action Figure” Picture You Keep Seeing. We exchanged emails and I was led on the fun journey … Continue reading Pre-Columbian Figure of Gold
A lesson from Edward Weston Each morning Weston journaled. He spoke of the work he made in these journals. In 1923 he burned the majority of the journal he had … Continue reading Fake It Til You Make It
I’ve been working in the realm of toy photography since 2008, so it’s only natural, that by now I will have developed somewhat of a style. I go through periods … Continue reading Defining My Artistic Style