Conceptual Portrait Masterclass | Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX | Oct. 10-11, 2015

Our Masterclass Coaches sat down and asked themselves this… “If we could host a dream conceptual portrait workshop, what would that experience include?” Access to beautiful landscape and studio locations Access to seasoned, professional models who are also dancers (score!) Access to professional portrait and studio lighting kits Access to hundreds of props and wardrobe choices Access to … Continue reading Conceptual Portrait Masterclass | Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX | Oct. 10-11, 2015

Two great Photoshop tutorials on how to apply realistic make-up to your model in post…

There has been quite a few times, after finishing a shoot and pulling the raw images into Photoshop I have regretted the style of make-up I chose for my model. After the fact I wished I had applied the make-up to my model differently. I was browsing tutorials as I usually do and I ran across … Continue reading Two great Photoshop tutorials on how to apply realistic make-up to your model in post…

Photoshop Techniques: How to create independent, arcing motion blurs on objects using the path blur tool…

I was reading the posts in one of my artist groups and my dear friend, Kristy Velesko, shared a technique I’ve never seen before. In PS there is a tool that allows you to create multiple motion blurs and apply them to the different objects in your image independently… you can control their direction, speed, taper, and shape of motion all using the blur path tool. … Continue reading Photoshop Techniques: How to create independent, arcing motion blurs on objects using the path blur tool…

How to transform a simple portrait with 2 brushes and a texture…

When you think of photo manipulation or compositing what comes to mind? Do you imagine artists who put together huge elaborate scenes with 1000’s of layers and special effects? Do you imagine someone who has graphic design training and has the ability to paint and illustrate? What if I told you, you can make a beautifully composited image out of … Continue reading How to transform a simple portrait with 2 brushes and a texture…