Head West

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Happy Place." Anyone who checks in with the BeastieBlog regularly will know that my favourite place to spend some downtime is at Boyfriend's family farm, in County Roscommon. Roscommon is one of the semi-forgotten counties in the centre-west of Ireland, which makes it a great place to … Continue reading Head West

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Beasties Grow Up

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Change." Sometimes, you only notice how much something has changed when you take the time to look back at how it used to be. To me, it feels like I'm making Beasties the same way I always have... But the end result has changed a bit! Click … Continue reading Beasties Grow Up

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Weekly Photo Challenge – “Grid”

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Grid." Turns out that I didn't need to look too far for pictures for this week's Photo Challenge! Going through the holiday snaps from the trip Explorer Beastie and I took to London last year, I found a surprising number of grids - in Kew Gardens (above … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – “Grid”

Weekly Photo Challenge – Monochromatic

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Monochromatic." Beasties tend to be quite colourful little creatures, so a monochrome Photo Challenge really is a tricky one! However, I thought it might be a good opportunity to fiddle around with some effects... so I sepia-tinted some photos of Victorian Explorer Beastie's day out in the … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Monochromatic

Weekly Photo Challenge – Connected

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Connected." I'm a bit slow off the mark with the Photo Challenge this week, since I couldn't turn up anything to fit the theme in my vast reserve of monster photographs! I know, I was shocked too! The prompt got me thinking about how, since I started … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Connected

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Weekly Photo Challenge – From Every Angle

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "From Every Angle." For this week's Weekly Photo Challenge, I thought I would revisit a Beastie I made at around this time last year... Indie Rock Beastie! Once he was ready, I took photos of him from a couple of different perspectives, to showcase his handsome smile... … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – From Every Angle

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Explorer Beastie’s Day Out at Kew Gardens

http://me.sh/18cehthx OK, so I had a go at making a Mesh Gallery for this week's challenge... let me know if it works for you all! I decided to use photos from Explorer Beastie's trip to Kew Gardens last year - he had a great time hanging out with his buddy Garcia Beastie, as you can … Continue reading Explorer Beastie’s Day Out at Kew Gardens

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Creepy

Oh wow, I've actually been looking for an excuse to get on board with the Weekly Photo Challenge for months... So today's task on Blogging 101 couldn't have come at a better time! Here's my first ever entry... My original Goth Beastie, hanging out in a local graveyard. Don't have nightmares, now! In response to … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Creepy