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Hearts And Valentines


I’m not really a fan of Valentine’s Day, but I’m a fan of hearts. So there is a part of me that kind of likes the holiday, I suppose.

This photo was sort of an impromptu shoot. I had thought about a couple concepts to try for this particular day, but most of them required some prop and prep. I was a bit on a time-constraint, so most of them had to be pushed aside for another day.

So I worked with what I had.

To make the heart, I cut out a heart from paper. Then, I used eye shadow to shade in around the heart. Using a red lip liner, I made a bit of an edge to give the heart some definition. The jacket was a piece I’ve had in my wardrobe for ages. With this photo, it made its official photo shoot debut!

I tend to keep my makeup fairly uniform for self-portraits, darkening or lighting depending on the concept. So I consider this to be a step beyond my normal makeup skills. It was a learning experience. I wasn’t quite sure how it was going to turn out, so I just went for it hoping for the best. It seems a bit minor for a makeup look, but as someone who isn’t really a makeup expert, it was a big step.

I’m quite proud with how it turned out.

This look kind of makes me think of Jem and the Holograms. Truly outrageous!

<3
Lee

 

Holidays, Velvets, and Cats

The holidays are here! O.O
I’m currently working on making holiday photos happen. I found some good shots that could probably work as my official holiday photo, but there is one particular shot that I wanted to share. It’s so cute that I’m thinking of just using this photo for my cards.

It features me, a red velvet coat by me…and my cat!


It actually wasn’t planned. It sort of just happened…as my cat tries to have ALL of my attention whenever he feels like it. He had been watching me take photos for a bit when he had decided that he wanted to sit in on a couple shots. And so he did.

Welcome to my World. <3 <3 <3

– Lee x