Thursday, December 16, 2010
Yahoo posted an article about Urban Decay and I was inspired to create this piece. I love the haunting photos in the article but I do think Urban Exploration is a bit more whimsical. Enjoy your trip!
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Friday, October 29, 2010
I decided to try out a monochromatic color scheme for this piece. Hope you enjoy it!
Stock images are from my personal photos and the following artists:
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Monday, September 6, 2010
I just had fun with a new Digital Whisper Challenge using the tutorial found here. It was written for Ph0t0sh0p and I use PSE8 so I had to work-around a few steps but I still learned a lot! Everyone agreed that the whole project took more than the time stated on the tutorial but I will definitely use this process again. This is the original image I used from Katanaz-Stock.
And here is the finished art! :-)
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Visit Digital Whisper
A few months ago, I joined a community of digital artists that are inspiring, challenging, educational and supportive. The group is called Digital Whisper and while the group is invitation-only, I would be happy to invite you if you are interested in stretching and growing your digital art skills. Kimmie, the group leader asked what digital whisper meant to me...my reply was, “A whisper is something I keep inside, deep down in my soul, at the very core of my being...and when I create art, I share that part of me with others. Not everyone knows my secrets and I don't have to share my story if I don't want to...but in my art...my secrets are shared but not everyone will hear them.” What does "digital whisper" mean to you?
Trying to create a color pallete for future challenges on Digital Whisper. Didn't get all the hues just right so am still looking for purple in my past art work...it's definitely a color I DON'T use! LOL
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Saturday, June 5, 2010
This piece was created using an original photo taken last summer and LOTS of digital layers. My brother, who works at this bank, said he had no idea what was just outside his second story window. For me, Albia always looks like this! :-)
Anyone that knows me at all, knows that I love my little hometown of Albia, IA. I totally love combining Vintage Albia postcards with whimsical elements! Here's one of the Albia Carnegie-Evans Library, circa 1910
Posted by Carol Stocker at 2:34 PM
Friday, June 4, 2010
So many times I said, "If I'd killed him when I met him...I'd be out of prison by now". Abuse, in it's many forms, left me feeling like I was in prison. If only I had found the courage to leave before it was too late.
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Yikes! I just realized I haven't posted anything on my blog since January. It's not that I haven't been creating anything, I just run out of time for posting. SO, my goal for this week is to get some photos uploaded of my recent projects and in the process hopefully will find a bit of time to share some of the changes in my life; my absolute obsession with digital collage, exercise, weight loss, nutrition, etc.
Gee, I feel better just having written that much! It's a start, right?
Chat more later!
Posted by Carol Stocker at 7:31 AM
Sunday, January 10, 2010
Carol Murphy is getting ready to start two new online classes on Joggles; Altered Tin & Enchanting Encaustics. She is so talented and her prices are great! If you want to check them out and/or sign-up, here is the link. Have fun!
Posted by Carol Stocker at 12:05 PM