seems that my original models for my Four Horseman project, tend to not work out.  My "Pestilence" model has changed from the original model, It will now be the beautiful Jessica.  The same thing happened with the original model for "Famine".  My "War" model just notified me that she is pregnant, so the search for a new model will commence once I'm done shooting "Pestilence", which will be Sept. 4th!!!!!
Yesterday was another First Friday here in Kansas City.  Sold Notebooks at Scarlett Garnet, one of the best Jewelry makers in Kansas City!  Met a Clothing Designer by the name of Nicole Rapp.  If her work is indicative of the dress she was wearing, I would be delighted to work with her! (If you are reading this Nicole, Contact me ASAP and let's collaborate!) 

Upcoming projects-

~Finishing up photo processing of photo shoot with Emily Badnews

~My mom is working on a headpiece that I'm going to use to shoot the lovely Felicia in.

~"Pestilence"(part two of my four horseman project) should be shot at the end of August/early September

~Working on Wardrobe for "War"(part three of the four horseman project)

~Beqi King, my talented Makeup Artist partner in crime, has an interesting project that I'm going to shoot       for her.

As always keeping busy at JM Studios!~ Jeff

So the beautiful Red Kilby was gracious enough to work with the likes of me, while up in Davenport, Iowa.  She also surprised me by telling me that our Makeup Artist that she provided was none other than Danielle Colby from the History Channel show "American Pickers".  Not really knowing who she was at first (I don't watch a lot of TV!), I referred myself to some episodes off of Amazon.
Not only did Red supply me with a wonderful(and super friendly, awesome) Makeup Artist, she also supplied me with an amazingly talented and beautiful hairstylist named Mary Francis.  All three ladies Red, Danielle, and Mary rocked it.  They were extremely talented and very enjoyable to work with!  I hope these ladies visit me again but this time in Kansas City!  Yay!

Photos from the shoot will be posted soon!
I'm going up to Davenport, Iowa and the Quad Cities tomorrow to see some old college friends and to walk around the haunts that I used to inhabit for six years of my life.  I hope to do some photo shoots while I'm out there, but for the first time I'm have had a hard time getting models.  It's actually probably a good humbling experience, just to check my ego, so I don't get too big for my britches.  :)  So we shall see if I come back with model photos in my camera memory contraption or not.

P.S.-  Surprisingly enough Quad Cities has some amazing restaurants!  It is home of the best Thai food I've had in the United States so far!  I expect to gain at least five to ten pounds on this trip. :)

P.S.S-  I had an article written up about my current project and Fridays show.  It can be found Here
Thank You so much for everyone that attended my First Friday showing at Scarlett Garnet in KC.  I was overwhelmed with positive feedback and support from friends and patrons.  Thank you Kansas City, for being a city that supports art.  A big thanks as always to my models and to my makeup artists, without their work, my work would be nothing!

I'm planning on shooting the second part of my Four Horseman project in August(Mid-Late).  I will be shooting Pestilence with the lovely Kat Kalashnikov(pictured below) from Charlotte, North Carolina.
Photo by Jason Dulin photography
Alright I need to work more diligently about updating this here blog.  A lot of things have happened since last I posted.  I've been busy.  The biggest news is that I have my first, First Friday show on July 1st.  The show is entitled Pretty/Dirt(y).  I'm super stoked.  I promise I will be back soon to post more info!!
So the photo shoot with Angel was amazing.  She did such a fantastic job!  Beqi did a wonderful job with Makeup as usual.  Here are some non-edited photos from the shoot.  I will post some edited shots once I'm done with them.
New Shoot on the 19th.  I will be shooting the lovely Angel-

We will be shooting with assistance from the wonderfully talented Makeup Artist Beqi King
Angel will be wearing this scarf-

I'm getting anxious to shoot again.  I'll be meeting with a model on Saturday to discuss a photo shoot that I will possibly be doing on the 19th of December.  More news about that to come.

I'm also planning on traveling this next year.  My Best Friend is getting married up in New York in May and I'm going to be a groomsmen for it.  I don't know how much time I'll have to shoot though.  I'm also thinking about traveling to Savannah, Georgia.  Of course after seeing Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil I have to see this eccentric city for myself.  I will hopefully be working with some fantastic models when I'm there!

Blog Edit-  So I was recently made aware that one of my Make-Up Artists recently moved to Savannah with her husband and family, The Wonderful Karen Hough!  So I will have a MUA and a friend already there!  YIPPIE!!!!!!
Finally have my own website.  AKA I finally stopped procrastinating!  I hope you enjoy and I plan to blog more as I go along!