She Comes With Lunch!

July 24, 2010
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Our hot, sweet and considerate model Andrea whose mom made us lunch and home made brownies.  (The brownies were yummy) Dan painting the background with flat house paint.  White and gold poorly mixed. Second stage of painting the background.  I’m using white venetian plaster, smooth texture plaster and rough texture plaster kinda all mixed and […]

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Workshop Backgrounds

July 23, 2010

A few behind the scene pics from todays workshop.  Friday night use to be just a get together but I’ve recently turned it into a painting party. Bob and I troweling  Venetian Plaster onto #12 Duck Canvas Kevin workin hard Close up views, the pictures don’t do them justice and the proud papa’s Bookmark on […]

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Limited Time Only

July 1, 2010
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I realize I’m in a large building with some unusual benefits.  One of the best has been my neighbor down the hall, a high end upholsterer. Yesterday Andrea stopped by after a casting call across the hall.  I shot earlier in the day another model in this chair but when Andrea stopped by I thought […]

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Stripped Bare

July 1, 2010

You just never know what you’re going to get when a new model walks in the door.   I’ve been fooled many times in the past so when I see a new model I don’t form an opinion, the camera decides. I gained this attitude from shooting twins years ago.   Upon first seeing them I decided […]

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New Video Posted

June 22, 2010
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Congrats to Aurora V PhotographyAurora was the first entry I received for my latest blog giveaway (in the first draft I asked you to send me an email with your tips, so most of the entries are not posted…boo hoo.  I really don’t know what I was thinking at the time!?  Anyway, Aurora wrote an […]

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New Video Page

June 9, 2010
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NEW VIDEO PAGEI’ve started a new video page.   I’ve uploaded three to my main page and additional videos  are under VIDEOS-modeling on the Nav Bar.    Future categories are in the works; backgrounds, lighting, set styling… Introduction from mary duprie on Vimeo This is the jumping off point for how i work with models.  […]

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Cool Tips Giveaway

June 8, 2010
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HappeningsI talked with Ron Egatz of for an hour and forty five minutes today for my interview. He was great and said it should be out in a couple of weeks. It’s always interesting to see the writers take on an interview. Years ago I did an interview for a HongKong magazine, it was […]

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Beam Of Light

June 7, 2010
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New Feature!This is a new feature of my blog, kinda a real time, what’s going on in my world.  A bit of bragging and what not, so here goes… I’m being interviewed by Ron Egatz of tomorrow.  I hope everything goes great.  I’m kinda curious about the direction the interview will take. My new […]

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