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Amanda from Brutally Beautiful (she’s got a special on Headshots right now; check it out!) and I did a super raw and spontaneous set of portraits last month. We wanted to make use of my empty bedroom and it’s great natural light before the Princess Haus was vacated for good.
Spontaneous and raw in this case meant no makeup and no hair styling and a real sense of abandon.
We had some beautiful times in the Princess Haus making it our venue, gallery, dancehall, community center etc. and it was great to squeeze one more project into the space as we packed the boxes and scrubbed the floors.

Here’s a little peek at what we got up to!


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Pieces EP photo shoot with Brutally Beautiful

This past Friday Amanda Bullick of Brutally Beautiful and I got together to do the artwork and promo shots for the Pieces EP. We did it all, from set up to shoot to layout in one day! Thank god for the clarity of dreams that direct your vision and friends with the skills and talent to help realize them! Thank you, Amanda!

The album cover!!!!






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Of moths and moons…

Over the last month Amanda Bullick of Brutally Beautiful and I have been dreaming up an image that shines new light on my song “Open Letter To My Heart”.  In the post below you will get a look behind the scenes of the shoot and a sneak peek at the postcard I will have at Canadian Music Week with me next month.


After many hours of  masking tape, papiermache (the brunt of which Amanda gracefully took on as the paste was making my already flaring ezcema quite itchy) , low temperature ovens, paint and petty garden robbery we completed the moths.

We gathered a team of talented people for the usual photo shoot tasks and headed to the Brutally Beautiful headquarters

With one red ladder, a make up artist and a hair stylist added to our team we were unstoppable!

Chris, Jessie and Amanda

With the back drop hung we set to work on the lighting, the moths and the light bulbs!



We moved the ladder many times….Amanda is quite strong. Tiny but tough!



Hair by my talented Mama!

Jessie Broster getting set to paint my face.

What a difference hair and make-up make… 😉


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