My Creative Journey – Online

If you have only just found us…WELCOME! You know it is still not too late to join in the fun. I have now loaded all the classes up onto Teachable.com and it is completely self-paced, free to sing up and free to join in. You can take as much time as YOU like to work…

My Creative Journey – Week 8

Hello, Welcome to a new year…2019 where has the time gone? This week we are going to explore MY signature style – Dark & Moody. My first love with Still Life and to be honest…it still is. It is what I am known for and I usually end up teaching in my Workshops, as it…

Dark and Moody…Orchids

  Hello Friends – Happy Monday, I so adored the dark and moody magnolia and hyacinth I did last week, I wanted to do some more, this time with a stunning purple orchid. Wouldn’t these be divine as prints on a dinning room or lounge room wall? ~ Julz, xo

Danelions & wishes

Hello, I have been a bit absent lately, so many things happening, I really have not had time to just sit and breathe. Did you used to make daisy chains and chase dandelion seeds as children in late Summer? I do have hazy,vague memories of being children at the park in the cool grass and…

Dyeing Cheese Cloth using natural dyes

A few industrious ladies in my Still Life Facebook group have been dyeing cheesecloth with some very pretty commercial dyes; blues and lavenders, and aqua. I felt like I wanted to try,but have always been a bit lax in the fabric department, I don’t knit or sew or makes curtains or clothes, I certainly do…

Something Graceful…

Hello, I thought I would switch things up abit, I grabbed a few props and decided to do something a little more pretty and graceful, after a spark I got about Graceful. Lately it’s all been dark and moody and I need a little light and pretty. These ballet point shoes belong to the daughter…

Flowers in print…

Hi, A little while ago I did a post of some lovely Australian Natives I photographed  and mentioned how I was going to get some printed as greeting cards. I did and they are wonderful, I have given some away as gifts, but I have kept some for sale on my Website and Etsy and of…

Friday’s Finds…

Hello again, OK, So it’s not Friday today, but I found this on Friday…just left work and it was in the work car park. Our carpark is more weeds than plants as such, I saw this just sitting high above all the other weeds and grasses, it is huge the size of a tennis ball……….and…

A little vintage #3…

Hello, Still telling stories, this time I incorporated a bit of my own history. The photograph in the background is from my Maternal Grandparent’s Wedding Day. When ever I see Hydrangeas I am reminded of my Nan……I think she had them in her garden, my Mum had them in hers too, when we were growing…

Little treasures…

Hello, You know what they say about Ask and you shall receive? Well I have been admiring peoples images with wonderful vintage timber ladders, and yes I have been coveting & envious, bad isn’t it? Well I said I wanted one and a new ‘OLD’ crate, mine is lovely and pretty and well, new. On…

Shabby Chic Table Top…

Hello, Bear with me, this is a long post with lots of images, but I thought I would create a step by step ‘How To Create a Shabby Chic Table Top’. This is a great space saving, as well as money saving idea, as most of the items I had lying around the house, just need to…

Playing with Light…

Hello again, I have been playing with light, but not natural light this time. I placed some lovely delicious pears on some glossy black perspex and then setting up my shot (focus, composition and such) I then turned the studio lights off (I did this at night). Using a continue bulb light (no umbrellas or…