Reflections on Feedback

A vital part of the development process for creatives and artists is to receive honest critical feedback on their work.  Surprisingly, this can be extremely hard to find.   Good intentions - like the desire to avoid upset- can mean it is difficult for artists to know how their work is interpreted.  Without this knowledge it takes … Continue reading Reflections on Feedback

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Three Mood Boards

Creating mood boards has been one of the huge pleasures I've encountered in my course. Narrowing in on a core element of what I want to express in my photography, or differentiating between aspects of my creative self has enabled me to view my work from new perspectives. While I think I have always had these distinctions … Continue reading Three Mood Boards

The Self Abstracted: Fun with Presets and Filters

Many years ago, when I completed formal studies in Professional Writing and Editing, it was drilled into the students that we must always be original and unique if we planned on using gradients and filters in software such as Photoshop.  A person who used the standard presets would be seen as a person who did not have … Continue reading The Self Abstracted: Fun with Presets and Filters