The Latest 4040s

The 40@Forty Project is doing well, but I’ve fallen a bit behind on posting them on the blog. Gotta work on that! For those of you who are not on Facebook, this should bring you up to speed.

Week 27 was an experiment with light. Instead of using studio lights or even sunshine, I decided to try a portrait entirely lit by candlelight.


It presented quite a few technical challenges, but I was happy with the overall look and feel of the image.

The next week, I went in a totally different direction – with a highly-processed, studio shot. I took the iconic look of Apple’s iPod ads and put a bit of a spin on it. Since I’ve been focusing on painting for the past several months, I wanted to incorporate my graphics tablet and pen into the story. Here is what I came up with…


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