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Make Something New 12 – Lightpad

This time our creative prompt is more of a specific challenge – to use a lightpad to create an interesting backlit photo. You may be thinking, “I don’t have a lightpad” but you likely do. A lightpad is just a flat, lit surface to place your subject on in order to back (or through!) light it. You can use any iPad, monitor, TV screen or even a sunlit window as a lightpad.

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Make Something New 06 – home

This week’s creative prompt is “home”. Home is something hugely relevant to us at the moment. As a result of the pandemic and the ensuing travel restrictions and lockdowns, most of us have spent more time at home in the last few months than is “normal”. What does home mean to you? How has being home so much affected you? What is different about your home during the lockdown period?

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Make Something New 04 – Dreams

This week’s creative prompt is “dream”. You may use the word however you like – dreams, dreaming, dreamy – it’s entirely up to you. All creative endeavours are welcome and eagerly anticipated. I’m very excited to see what you will make.

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Make Something New 03 – Traces

This week’s prompt is “traces”.  You can make anything in response to the prompt and you can interpret the prompt any way you like.  This is a concept I was intermittently focused on during my MFA work – noticing things like footprints and finger prints everywhere.  Living things leave a lot of marks on the […]

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