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By cattyal  
Since I extravagantly put the heating on today I added a fan heater to the studio and decided to take a few pics again.

Some carefully arranged net, grunge layer, barndoors on a single light for a change as I wanted a bit more light control, and this is what I ended up with.

Tags: Self portrait Digitally manipulated Sp Grunge Portraits and people

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kaybee 14 5.8k 25 Scotland
27 Nov 2010 8:31PM
You are missing your castanets

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LexEquine 12 19 United States
27 Nov 2010 8:49PM
'Seductive & effective' image thrust. Well done...LEx
Suehh 11 39 6 England
27 Nov 2010 9:43PM
A very sensual image. Lovely.

Eviscera 12 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2010 10:59PM
Proper use of light Alison , great image.
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
27 Nov 2010 11:03PM
Thanks everyone.

The lack of castanets are duly noted Roy - I shall have to find some Smile

It's nice to use some different lighting for a change - I just got into the habit of bunging a brolly on and was getting lazy. If I put the heating on tomorrow I might try something else......
kaybee 14 5.8k 25 Scotland
28 Nov 2010 2:41PM
I keep coming back to this - I just love it
Maybe it is the mystery that runs through it (helped by the closed eyes).

I might even be forced to give it an award
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
28 Nov 2010 10:06PM
Thanks again everyone and apologies especially to Roy for the late return - thank you for your Award Smile I hope it didn't cause you too much pain to hand it out Wink

I did some more today, a couple of which I do like, but they won't be uploaded as they'd have to go under the Adult tag. Too many people view my portfolio that I'd sooner not see it Smile
JackAllTog Plus
9 5.0k 58 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 2:01PM
Really elegant and styleish, right down to your shadow. The lace, earings & eyebrows are great details and with the lighting on you its brilliant. I hope there are more in this series this is a great style to focus on - I'm a fan.
teepee 15 1.3k England
29 Nov 2010 3:25PM
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
29 Nov 2010 10:41PM
Thank you again everyone Smile I certainly plan to try something similar again sometime though it may have to wait until the weekend. The evenings are just too short to fit everything in!

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