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
I put a little walk through together of how created my newest artwork “The Beacon”, just released yesterday. I hope this inspires you and shows you a few new tricks you can put to use in your own projects! If you have any questions on anything I didn’t cover put them in the comments or message … Continue reading The making of “The Beacon” – Behind the Scenes
Marketing. The hard, necessary part of running a business. I come from a marketing and advertising background. I’ve created hundreds of marketing pieces over the years and I’m going to give you my step-by-step strategy for creating them. I’ve used this strategy for years and it really helps take the guesswork out of the process. I’ll take … Continue reading Create a promotional video for your photography business using free online resources!
In this tutorial you will learn my technique for creating painted portraiture using the mixer brush tool in Photoshop! No art classes required! All you need is patience and the right brush. Here’s how! (If you cannot see the video embedded into the page you can view the video on youtube.com here…Direct Link to the … Continue reading How to turn any image into a painting using the mixer brush tool, in Photoshop!
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…
We live in the height of the digital age. We are all vitally connected to it. I wouldn’t have a job without it. I create all my images and artworks digitally, with the upside of getting them in front of my client base as soon as they are finished. However, with all the ease of distribution comes the ability to copy … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Certificates of Authenticity: When to use them and where to get them…
It’s time to get in sync I am in the middle of syncing my brand. What does that mean? When branding a product or a service, one of the most important and most over looked details of branding is making sure all your marketing pieces have one cohesive look. Same colors, same logos, same slogan, same everything. I challenge you to … Continue reading Three reasons why creating marketing pieces from sales and deals is suffocating your creative business
Did you know the most respectful act you can perform toward your clients is to draw up a contract agreement? There isn’t any higher compliment. By putting a contract into place you are essentially saying to your client, “I care so much about your business and your happiness with my service that I want to make sure nothing … Continue reading Contract Agreements: A show of respect and unwavering dedication to your craft…
When first navigating the art gallery world, I was surprised by a lot of things. Firstly, I thought all galleries were the same. You know… one size fits all. They are an art gallery and they sell art. Period. That is SO not the case. Nope, it is the other way around. Galleries are very specific when it comes … Continue reading How to Find a Gallery that Deals in Your Genre: A Working List of Calls for Entry
Join me March 7th on Skype! 6:00 CST! Conceptual Portrait: The Art of Story-telling Through Imagery Make your photography stand out in a crowded market and double, or possibly even triple, your average sale! This one hour program will cover: Types of conceptual photography Ways to incorporate conceptual photography into your existing business A visual overview of how … Continue reading This Saturday is the FREE Conceptual Portrait Mini-Clinic on SKYPE! Register to hold your seat!