Dolled up for the Dun Laoghaire Craft Festival

I have finally taken the time to frame my 1st paintings of 2017.

I always enjoy seeing them all dolled up with the neat mounts and white new frame. It brings out the colors in them and makes them look more beautiful to me.

I will have these three on my stall for the Dun Laoghaire Craft Festival. If you are around the Royal Marine Hotel on the 14th of May, come say hello! It is open from 10am to 5pm and admission is free.

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How to clean your line drawing in Photoshop

When I started working with Photoshop, my main difficulty was to get a nice clean line with a transparent background to work with. I remember spending hours and hours erasing every little bit of white background, every little misplaced pixel that would bother me.

Nowadays, I do this very quickly so I can spend my valuable time on more important steps. If you are a beginner in Photoshop, this article might be of interest to you.

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World Book Day 2017

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I have been thinking of starting a blog for a while now but always found excuses not to. The usual ones: not enough time, not knowing what to write about, not being experienced enough in my job, not too confident about my English at times (in case you missed it, I’m French)…

And then I somehow managed to find the answers to these excuses. They’re pretty simple actually: Continue reading