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8 Favourite Subjects to Draw and Paint

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8 Favourite Subjects to Draw and Paint

I am a storyteller.  I tell them through pictures that I draw or paint.  And, like most people, I take my iPhone (read camera)  everywhere.  I find it much easier to snap a quick pic than to craft a decent sentence. I take pictures of everything; an odd colour combination, a rusty old truck on the roadside, or even the intricate veining in a leaf.  Anything that, in the moment, has the potential to spark curiosity and creativity gets snapped.  You can find poetry in the everyday, and stories are everywhere.

In this blog, I’m going to share my 8 favourite subjects to draw and paint.  They come in many sizes, shapes and colours and I find them endlessly fascinating. 

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How To Photograph Your Pet For Portraits

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How To Photograph Your Pet For Portraits

As pet owners, we see our pets every day and have gotten to know all their quirks and funny expressions.  Personality is often hard to capture in photos, but the photos you share with me are all I have to accurately portray your pet's character.

Checklist: Photographing Your Pet

  • No need for a fancy camera, just use the portrait setting on your phone
  • Plan your photos ahead of time to decide what you most want to capture (a great head shot or a favourite sitting or sleeping position)

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