Paul Grand

Winter Sunset

mouse-over for before view. Jill and I would like to wish all our readers a Happy New year! Here's my first outing of 2019 just yesterday evening during a very dark and damp winter when the sun finally came out just in time for it to to set, so I rushed out to grab a...

Fauvist mist

Fauvist mist

mouse-over for before view. Here in the Languedoc, where the fauvist artistic movement made its home we’re blessed with over 300 days of sun, unfortunately many of those days are windy! It’s that same wind that keeps the clouds away and also makes my job as a...

Fire Truck

Fire Truck

  Without further ado, welcome to our first blog tutorial using the new Fly Nik Anolog Presets! But before I go on, we’d just like to remind you guys that this Analog Preset Pack is for the Nik Analog Pro Plug-in and not for the usual Color Efex Pro. You can...

Cardabelle

Cardabelle

  Over the Easter weekend we drove up into our nearby southern Aveyron mountains to visit Auberge owning friends on the edge of a historic Knights Templars village, Commanderie de Sainte-Eulalie-de-Cernon a place I’d never been to or heard of before but ideally...

path through pinewood mist

path through pinewood mist

  Twisty paths are journeys and this kind of imagery is the perfect metaphor for the interesting twists and turns of a life story and thus make perfect book cover images! Over the Christmas period I’d been casually looking for art old college friends on the net...

Winnats Pass Lambs

Winnats Pass Lambs

  I shot this English pastoral scene back in June, midsummer, but you'd never know it from the picture, having had such a long wet winter the sun had only just begun to warm to earth up on these Derbyshire moors. Its a favorite visiting haunt of mine because as...

to the sea

to the sea

  Firstly we'd like to say a big thank you to Ben Willmore for helping publicise our Flypaper textures on his very informative live podcast last Monday and Tuesday! I've managed to watch around half of the many hours so far, and I have to say after downloading...

Jousting Horses

Jousting Horses

  Back in the blog chair with a totally fresh image from this morning, I practically tripped over the annual Medieval Camel festival parade at the top of my lane here in the old ancient central area of French Beziers. I love these Mediterranean antique dressed...

end of the line

end of the line

  Today I wanted to show how I produced this textural feast of a picture using both texture panels of Russell Brown's new Pro-panel. Naturally I started off with first texture set 1 or if you have the Taster pack, they are the same textures but in a loose format....

Adobe Pro Panel

Adobe Pro Panel

  We're delighted to show you Russell Brown's new free Pro Texture Panel! Exclusively available to Adobe Cloud paid members only. As you can see from the screenshots texture thumbs its darker, grungier and moodier, even our green Flypaper sales button now has...