K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge.

A fashionably late bank holiday edition of K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge today, using the theme I chose at the weekend; Plastic fantastic.

I picked that at random, thinking the ubiquitous hydrocarbon came in such a variety of forms and colours that I couldn’t fail to find a suitable subject. And it was the wording of the prompt itself which gave me my own inspiration, when I re-read it and saw “polymer”.

Well, it just so happens that Audrey has become particularly creative with sculpture recently, using a brightly coloured and malleable, oven-baked polymer modelling clay.

A couple of weeks ago, she and I made a display shelf for her creations, which we decorated with some sparkly plastic sticky tape, I used some of that for a makeshift studio and did a plastic fantastic photo shoot.

There is a Loch Ness monster, rising from the deep, towering over a rowing boat on an island…

….a cup and saucer, complete with a snack of jellybeans and an iced donut with sprinkles…

…a chicken, a pig, some cheerful-looking fruit and a very grumpy jellyfish…

…a glittery caterpillar…

…a couple of aliens and a unicorn horn…

…and a rogues gallery of canine heads.

See what K’lee has synthesized for us HERE.

Now you can wow us with your visual flair, it’s easy to do, just follow the blurb below.


To get involved with the challenge, post a photo to your blog on Monday, (or just, you know, whenever) add a pingback to this post (or to K’lee’s) and don’t forget to tag your post #CosPhoChal.

Alternatively, add a link to your blog in the comments of either mine or K’lee’s post and we’ll come and check out your entry.

Any and all effects, editing, Photoshop, Instagram, morphing, collages or whatever other post production techniques you fancy are permitted, (in fact, they’re actively encouraged!) so get creative and turn your photos into artworks for the Cosmic Photo Challenge.


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