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Another Rotation Around the Planet

The time is slowly approaching. It’s almost time to mark another rotation around this planet – the day of my creation.

Like New Year’s Resolutions, I sometimes like to set Birthday Goals. This year, I’d plan to start working on a photo project that I’ve held off on due to a variety of reasons. The longer that I put it off, the less likely that it’s actually going to come into fruition. So hopefully, I’ll be able to tout about how much (or little) I’ve accomplished by this time next year.

As for the day itself, no real plans have been made. I figure I’d just play it by ear and see what adventures the day brings. I will make it appoint, though to try and not spend a good portion of the day sitting at my sewing machine and working on something that can wait until the day after. It’s just going to be a day of cake, cake, and more cake.

Ideally, I’d like to tackle a couple of photo shoots before the day, so we’ll see how creatively inspired I can get over the next few days.

For those interested in getting me something, here are my wish lists:
If you want to get me latex:
   Latex Wish List

If you want to get me something from my anything list:
   Everything Else Wish List

If you want to contribute to my Patreon:
   Become a Patron

If you’d rather buy a print:
   Shop My Prints

<3
Lee

P.S. – The dress in this photo is one of my creations. It used to be a curtain panel. Also, this is a self-portrait using natural light.

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