“Oddball” abstract photo illustration (1st place – iStock Battle Royale Mini-challenge #3)

I wrapped up my iStock Battle Royale Mini-challenge #3 entry. The goal of the challenge was to create an abstract design using a series of files from iStockphoto. See the video on my YouTube channel: I am happy to announce … Continued

Photo illustration entitled “Free”

The iStock battle royale 2010 is in full swing and I could not resist participating in the Mini-challenges they are offering.  This is my entry for Mini-challenge #2. The final entry needed to be black and white and feature an … Continued

“Sweet Escape” Photo Illustration (2nd place – Mini-challenge)

I recently created this photo illustration for the iStock Battle Royale Mini-challenge #1. The goal was to use 1 iStock “Free image of the week” and create a new scene around it. I chose this photo to use as the … Continued

iStock tip “The Steel Cage – Expert advice”

I was mentioned in this month’s artist tip on iStockPhoto. The post talks about the upcoming battle royale and links to my YouTube channel which is full of timelapse photoshop art videos. From the tip: “Jamie Carroll (jc_design — United … Continued

“Battle Royale Tournament Champion”

Good News! I have won the iStock King of the Cage tournament. From the iStock Punctum Day Announcement: “The fourth annual iStock Steel Cage tournament began on May 28. 117 iStockers entered the Cage to duel it out for our … Continued

Battle complete, waiting for judgement (iStockPhoto Battle Royale Finals)

The battle royale final is complete. I can’t believe it’s over and I can’t believe it took all Summer 🙂 Here are all the links I have, including time lapse videos of me working in Photoshop. Click here for the … Continued

Round 2 is complete (iStockPhoto Battle Royale Finals)

Round 2 of the iStockPhoto Battle Royale is complete. Click here for the battle link. My images will be on the bottom row under the username jc_design. Here is my first round image. Here is a lightbox link of the … Continued

iStockPhoto Battle Royale (Finals)

I have advanced to the finals in the iStock battle royale tournament. Click here to see the tournament chart. I will face iStock member Dr.Shad (aka Shadwan). This Photoshop battle will be 3 rounds with 3 days for each post. … Continued