I recently heard a speaker who suggested we think back to when we were children and tap in to what we thought was fun and what we wanted to be when we grew up. This would be the key to your passion.

I have always wanted to be an artist, and although life has taken me down a slightly different path, I always come back to my creative self.

I have a degree in Illustration from Moore College of Art & Design and worked for several years as a graphic designer. Commuting became un-fun and the job creatively stunting. I decided to move on.

I began taking photographs as a means of gathering reference photos for future paintings and art projects. I found myself on the computer, cropping and manipulating the photos and this proved to be more fun. The results were enticing.

I hope you enjoy my images and I would love to get your feedback.

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Journal

Top Ten Challenge Winner!!

Won The top ten for Orchids Baby in the Orchids Only group! Only my second challenge win (but the first one was a tie!). I’m very excitied!!! Thanks everyone who voted!!!
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First Challenge Win!

I’m very excited to announce my very first challenge win! / I tied for first place in the group avatat challenge for the Creative, Talented and Unknown group. Congrats to Curtis Sheppard as well. He is who I tied (and i voted for his image!) / Out Of Darkness Grows Flowers
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Double Feature on Thanksgiving Day!

I am thrilled to say that / Dignified Grace / was featured today in both / Just Fun & Live Love Dream
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Great Week!

I had a great week! / / Self-Centered was featured in Flower-works Manipulated with textures / Pretentiously Elegant was featured in The Power of Simplicity / Flaunt It was featured in The Addicted Photographer / Serenity was featured in Cee’s Fun Nikon Group / I also sold something from my Zazzle sight and something from my Modern mural sight!
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