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Aside

 My son has turned 5 this month. We celebrated his birthday this weekend at a friend’s house who donated their living room and pool to our cause  I am a lil depressed that he is growing so fast but if you are a parent or know one – you definitely know the feeling or have heard it be stated!It is the truth-one day you’re putting on diapers and the next you’re giving them away on their wedding day…ahhh…I can definitely sit back and await that day, lol. 

So – thru all this it made me think fondly about my childhood “fantasies” because I am constantly reminded of my children’s.  I’ve had a small issue recently with inspiration. I don’t want to go as far as to say its “Artists Block” but I do have a tad lack of inspiration. I want to create-I’m just at a loss at WHAT. I am also eager to create it seems because I want to be as good as the images I create in my head, and creating MORE WILL EVENTUALLY GET ME THERE. Practice makes perfect!  [now i’m blabbering…] 

 When it came to this piece it was mainly inspired because of my children and how envious I am of their imagined reality and outlook. At first all I had were the stock photos. I held onto them for a couple of weeks in Photoshop without even touching them.

 I knew I wanted to use them I just didn’t know for what until my eight year old daughter made a comment about traveling the ocean in a cardboard box after seeing the stock, and THERE IT WAS. I learned that sometimes the right inspiration is a child and their imagination.I can’t leave it all to the imagination because that’s 80% of art, but it was my CHILD’S imagination that made this one. 

 This piece is named “Serendipity” and is dedicated to my 5-year-old son, Aidan. I shall use their imagination and fantasies from now on. 

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Happy Birthday Aidan James~MY HEART AND SOUL

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This is the 3rd piece I ever created. I made it for my father.He wanted a nice background for his motorcycle.  It was an easy manipulation, but the selection of the bike from its original photo proved to be a very tedious job. 

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(*This blog post was originally posted on Wednesday June 26, 2013 at http://karahrobinsoncreations.blogspot.com/ ) 

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My First Blog Post :)

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My First Blog Post 🙂

I am really excited to finally have a blog. I’ve wanted one for years I just didn’t think my artwork was up to par-enough to where people might actually enjoy it. I am self- taught with Photoshop and there was SO much to learn-(I still don’t know it all) but my works just were not as beautiful as I wanted them to be. I didn’t know how to place people into a background correctly or how to completely work with layers, but after three tedious months and A LOT of dedication and a billion hours on my computer watching youtube tutorials( thank God for the people who use their time to teach people like me for FREE ) I figured I was well enough to finally join my favorite art site, (DeviantArt) and post my work.
When I joined I only had my photography to upload. In a matter of three days I had the sweetest comments I’ve ever read underneath my photos that I at first didn’t feel worthy enough to even be posted. I started to be “watched” (DeviantArt lingo for “followed”) and people started faving my works and before i know it Im downloading free stock attempting to do REAL photo manipulations. I’ve done manipulations before but they are not anything like i am doing now. I have literally surprised myself.
I am not bragging at ALL and saying my work is absolutely jaw dropping because it is no way near there. I am just grateful to all the people at DeviantArt that truly made me feel like I was capable to create something beautiful that the world would actually enjoy. Even if it isn’t museum material- Its DeviantArt material and that is good enough for me 

I will hopefully start getting viewers on here soon so my work can be exposed a little more, and hopefully people will react to it as well as my DA friends have and I will be just as motivated. What I’m saying is-This blog will be used as a place for me to share my work and thoughts. As it goes in the art world – a persons art is usually inspired by thoughts, emotions, and feelings- as mine is- so unlike in the real world I might just feel comfortable enough to add a description to my work for reading entertainment.
I appreciate everyone who has supported me and will-I hope to continue to please my subscribers and followers on this site and my others. Thank you so much for reading. xox

My First Manipulation Ever: (Can you point out all the mistakes? LOL) 

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First Manipulation

 

 

 

(This post was originally posted at http://karahrobinsoncreations.blogspot.com/ on Tuesday, June 18, 2013)