Ok, so here we have another photoshoot for this year. All of the kids shoots have been really different from one another which I love. They all had very different editing requirements meaning I got a lot of practice with different aspects of photo manipulation. So far I have learned a lot and taking fun pictures of the kids is […]
I don’t have much practice with face painting yet but it’s another really fun medium. Doing special effects makeup takes a whole new kit of things I just don’t have. Even the paint from the face painting booths at festivals is a pretty big expense to start. It’s really nice to use but not always easy to get your hands […]
This project is a quick one, it’s pretty simple. Sometimes simple is good. In this post I am making some polymer clay pumpkin earrings. Usually when I use polymer clay I make it one colour and paint it afterwards. I am by nature a painter and find it easier to get things to look the way I want that way. […]
In my previous post I mentioned putting together everything I needed for a photo shoot. Over the past week or so I have slowly been making everything I need. Most of it was quick projects that don’t warrant their own post, so they are all here. Here is a list of everything I wanted for this photoshoot. Skull Lantern Bone […]
Sewing together custom bat suits.
This Halloween my 2 youngest kids are going to be bats. They are still young enough that it’s my choice and I like dressing them up as animals. I really like the idea of crocheting the kids costumes but it’s way too time consuming what with a baby and a toddler running around, so this year they are getting sewn. […]
The stores are filled with costumes, usually repetitive and sometimes boring. All of them eye catching and elaborate at first glance but up close they are lacking. The materials are cheap and uncomfortable, the dimensions are weird making them never quite look right, however my biggest issue is the price tag. Those suckers aren’t cheap! If it’s for a kid […]