surreal

Hoody that caused a rumpus!

I'm delighted to be able to share my latest image which caused one sad individual on Flickr to accuse me of copying his work! Its also in answer to Bobs question showing how we create fake mist with just our flypaper textures. My original goal was just to achieve a...

red car – green car

Over on Flickr we have a surrealist image group called  Man Ray In this group we run image contests, where a donated start-off image is used by everybody who enters, to be manipulated in a surreal way. Its a great way to flex your photoshop skills and learn from some...

Daisy had issues

The story came about with the bar code idea. Daisy is a radicalized cow, she always has issues and frequently stomps around the fields with slogans painted on her sides. Today's protest is not wanting to be just a number. Her long-suffering farmer owner loves to see...

Interview with Lys

For our fourth interview I'd like to introduce Lys, a famous Paris based artist and designer, who works with La Marelle, a superbly hip publishing company! These are to be found in the best card shops world wide, or can be ordered online HERE . First of all can you...

Caught in the Lights

Something a bit different today! I produced this image  for a challenge over at our  Man Ray group on Flickr . The starting image was a photo of a French gatehouse or pigeonair provided by Paul. After a bit of thought I decided to do a night scene with a car on a...

Interview with Corinne Geertsen (ZebraMule)

Interview with Corinne Geertsen (ZebraMule)

Let me introduce Corinne Geersten, better known to those on Flickr as ZebraMule. Corinne comes from Arizonia in the US and produces these rich surreal works of art. Fittingly the image you see above is entitled "Interview". First of all can you tell us a little about...

Good Friday shirt

I'd like to show how I did this surreal effect a little later, as I have a few more ideas to realize and don't want to spoil the magic just yet. However, with the addition of just one Flypaper texture and a little color desaturation, the image was pulled together,...

light at the end of the block

I'd been meaning to capture the sun set light on this building for ages, over looking our central market hall, this elegant shop/apartment building must have some very strange shaped rooms!I've not done much to it, the camera had its polarizor filter on, the textures...

m e s s e n g e r

A dull afternoon on the beach found me on my knees trying to get a low level shot. Overcast days are perfect to try moody, grainy textures.The idea behind this picture was 'a Message in a bottle', but from the bottles perspective!The Lime Plaster somehow helps give...

Wall Story

We drove past this windmill many times on the way to the beach,situated on a hilltop overlooking the Mediterranean salt marshes.Thankfully we managed to stop a few times at sunset on route home to capture it on camera.I was lucky because it was cut down this year, it...