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Be Still 52 – Looking Back

Top Row left to right: First assignment – Stillness, Backlight, Cookies & Milk Middle row L to R: Like a Painting, Like a Painting (not), Butter & Eggs Bottom row L to R: Citrus, Spoon, Breakfast With only two weeks … Continue reading

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Homework – Make & Take

Our Be Still 52 homework assignment was to make something and then use that something in a still life. I’d been looking for either a tea towel or napkins that looked like blue ticking, but could not find any so … Continue reading

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Homework – Breakfast

Last week’s Be Still 52 assignment was breakfast. I had seen this egg in a blanket idea on IG and wanted to give it a try. You know, this is more difficult than it looks! Tasted good though. But I … Continue reading

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Homework – Jam On!

Applied Kim’s ‘kk_likeadream preset’. Last week’s Be Still 52 homework assignment was spoon(s). I instantly thought of this lovely spoon gifted to me by my dear friend Barbara Hurst. Isn’t it just wonderful! I love the vintage look of the … Continue reading

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Be Still Homework – Citrus

I know, I know, two homework assignments posted in a week! Well, I’m a bit behind due to the terrible flu. I am getting better though. The last three┬ádays I’ve actually been able to breathe! Last week’s assignment was Citrus, … Continue reading

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Be Still Homework – Background Study

One of our recent assignments was to explore different backdrops for a particular still life. Since I have been dreaming about my garden, I chose to arrange the books and seed catalogs that I have been pouring over recently. I … Continue reading

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Be Still – Hanging Around

Actually the title of this week’s assignment was “Hanging Bottles”, but the one and only place in my house where I could possibly hang anything was the bi-fold doors that hide the washer & dryer! Anything I would hang there … Continue reading

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Be Still – New Beginnings and a look back

In last week’s lesson we were asked to create a little still life that would reflect a fresh start to the new year. I immediately thought of bulbs. Every year after Christmas I head to our local nursery where they … Continue reading

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Still Life Painting Inspiration

Taken w/ 24mm @ f/10, ISO 500 @ 1 second. Applied Kim’s ‘moodswing’ preset The lesson this last week was to look to still life paintings for inspiration. My still life above was inspired by this still life painting by … Continue reading

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Cookies & Milk

Cookies & milk was the photo challenge at hand, so she gathered her staples and laid out a plan. She measured and mixed and and she stirred, then stirred more, till it all came together as she had done once … Continue reading

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