My Process

Usually a scene is created around a character, though on occasion a stage is set first.

I prefer to combine original photography with outside sources, I scan film, prints, and organic material. Even though it is viewed 2 dimensionally, the structure of photoshop is very 3D. My technique is as much sculpting pixels as it is photographic.

I revisit an image....many times, an embarrassingly high number. Ideally I rotate 3-4 images at a time to prevent burn out or getting dizzy on any one. As an ethic I rarely use distortion filters.

I try to limit the number of Layers to about 30 or 40. This forces me to merge Layers and commit to a certain intent while not totally limiting its direction.

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