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Our Little Secret by SpyderGenie

Ok.... I am going to try to write my first ever critique here :fingerscrossed: Firstly, I love your choice of stock - it all goes together very well. ...



Heartless Angel of Death by cazcastalla
Heartless Angel of Death
This is my entry for the Dark Angel Challenge at :iconstewed-tomatoes: at beginner level.

I haven't been around much on DA lately, but this challenge captured my attention and this is dedicated to my mum who was, 3 weeks' ago, diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus and given 3 months to live.... she will sadly soon be meeting the heartless angel of death.

Required Stock:
Wings from :iconthy-darkest-hour: Winged Perfection - White

Other Stock:
Model from :iconmirish: Black Cat 9 - stock

Skull from :iconwintersmagicstock: Celtic Skull Side View

Scythe from :iconfantasystock: Funerium Weapon: Dragon Scythe by FantasyStock

Cemetery from :iconf-l-o-w-e-r-s: Cemetery 1

Snake from :iconcyborgsuzystock: snake 09: black king

Background from :iconwolfworx: Sunrise_08_wolfworx_IMK77330
Fallen Angel by cazcastalla
Fallen Angel
This is my entry for the ELO Statue challenge at :iconstewed-tomatoes: at beginner level

Required stock:
Angel from :iconarticmoonsky: A7 angel

Other stock:
Black fabric from :icondewfooter: Black Death 4

Background from :iconumbradenoapte-stock: Stock 35

Cemetary from :iconmanichysteriastock: Autumn Cemetary

Fire flames from :icongilgamesh-art-iq: Fire Flames HD PSD AND PNG For Free

Lightning from :iconstock-by-kai: Lightning Original
Valentine Patterns by cazcastalla
Valentine Patterns
A set of 4 patterns for Valentine's Day. Zip file includes a .pat file for Photoshop and 4 png pattern tiles.

All my resources are completely unrestricted, you may do whatever you like with them and use them as you see fit. I only ask that you don't offer them either free or for sale anywhere else and/or claim them as your own - thank you.
Christmas Above and Below by cazcastalla
Christmas Above and Below
I felt the need to follow a tutorial - I seem to have no inspiration and I no longer know how to get effects I want to achieve. I found this amazing tutorial at Photoshop Tutorials and added a little Christmassy feel to it ;)

Stock used:
Water background from :iconpure-poison89: Premade 10
(this premade uses the following DA stock images: 36...underwater stock and underwater stock 01)

Underwater from :iconkoko-stock: underwater

Sky from :iconresurgere: Package - Sky Scape - 9 by resurgere
and :iconcindysart-stock: Sky 4 by cindysart-stock

Fish from :iconmalleni-stock: Fish Stock 03

Boat from :iconchibiangel-stock: boat

Fisherman from :iconjoelshine-stock: fisherman

Hublot from :icontheedeonknight: Hublot submarine/spaceship - stock

Gears from :iconredheadstock: Gears Transparent PNGs

Cracked glass texture from :iconeverythingisinstock: Cracked Glass Texture I

Christmas tree from :iconiamszissz: Xmas tree png 5 and Xmas tree png 17

Snow texture from :iconemilyemilybeth: Snow Texture

Just a Little Fracture...

Journal Entry: Fri Sep 27, 2013, 8:19 AM
I know some of my watchers have known about the problems I have had with my wrist/hand since I had a fall 3 months ago... I finally got my entitlement to free healthcare here in Spain, and was referred to the hospital today.

It transpires that I fractured my hand, which has now healed and I now need physiotherapy to get movement back in my wrist - I am assured I will never get it back to full mobility, but to be honest, just getting rid of the pain would help!!!

The consultant was stunned that I have suffered through this with no consultation, treatment or medication - he now thinks I am some kind of super-woman hahaha!

So, that's where we're at right now... Monday morning I have to return to the consultant to be referred for physiotherapy, and I think it will be a long haul from there!!


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Carol Francis
I am an avid Blogger and Photoshop/Artist wannabe!
You can find my blog at
You can follow me on Twitter: @graphicstuts

Current Residence: Spain
Favourite genre of music: Soul
Operating System: Windows
Favourite cartoon character: Snoopy

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MariaLoikkii Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello, used your gradients here, on the floor in the picture ;)
Thank's so much!…
KarinClaessonArt Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Cake FOR Bday by KmyGraphic
WannieWirny Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday to you! I hope you have a nice day with your family
Though I'm not as active on dA anymore, you're still one of my favourite people on here :D
cazcastalla Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015
Thank you so much... I also am not so active on here these days, life kind of takes over!!!
TheFantaSim Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015   General Artist

Check out ManipulateThis new challenge, "Tales Of The Fae"! You have 6 weeks to get your entry in,
so don't idle! You can find the info here:…

mshellee Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav Carol!! :)
AprilLight Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
Thank you so much for faves my friend :iconrosablu:
Doucesse Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Oh my gosh. Thanks a lot for this gift !! :tighthug:
I do not know what to say. You've been very kind, my dear! I appreciate it !! :excited:
cazcastalla Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015
You're very welcome xx
CathleenTarawhiti Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Professional Photographer
Happy birthday Carol :party: :boogie:
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