Hair Inspired by Graffiti Work

For this color and cut I was really inspired by graffiti work. This chic pretty much lets me do whatever I want so I pre-lightened her hair first then colored her roots with Pravana Vivids Magenta.  After processing, I  shampooed her hair so that the magenta would not bleed throughout. …

April 2015 Newsletter

Happy April!!! Here are the specials this month. EVO Sale Purchase two Evo products and receive a third one for free (say what!!??). Evo is a great haircare line, their shampoo, conditioners, and deep protein treatments focus on building and revitalizing the integrity of your hair. Ask me about their …

Behind the Scenes “Women in Menswear”

This is the first photoshoot of my “Women in Menswear” series. Holly and I usually shoot three to four models, but because I want to focus more on my haircutting and coloring techniques, we limit it to two now.  The wardrobe stylist is Evy Taraylo I really like shooting this …

This is my station!

Decided to put a little color around my station at Ward Stroud Salon. These are photos taken by the lovely Miss Holly Seeber. It’s cool to see all the work we had created. I’ve definitely had some fun projects going on and have worked with some really awesome people along …

Valentina Magazine

I seriously love what I do, putting a concept together and see it come to life!  I really wanted to create something that was fanciful with a victorian style.  This is another fantastic spread from the Valentina Magazine.  Photography by Myles Katherine, gowns Kate Miles, makeup Katheryn Hutt, and model …

Valentina Publication

I’m really excited to let you know that my work has been featured and published in the Valentina Magazine, a magazine focused on art, fashion, and photography. And the best part is, it’s not even from the US!! This was a shoot that I had created October of last year. …

March 2015 Newsletter

Happy March, hope you have had a great start in the new year! Here are the happenings for this month! Specials Complimentary bang trims. That’s right ladies, those of you who are need of bang trims this month make an appt. with me and receive the service complimentary. Evo products 10% off, woohoo!! Evo is a great hair care line focused on the individual, there corky motto is, “Saving ordinary humans from themselves,” so please, let me help save you with their fabulous hair products (lol)!! Now… Salon Talk I’m super excited to announce that my work will be published …

February 2015 Newsletter

Happy February! Here are the specials for this month. Men’s full haircut $5 off (Alright!!) Women’s cut and color $15 off (Woohoo!!) Make sure to mention my newsletter to receive this awesome deal. now “Shop Talk” Ward Stroud the “Renaissance Man” has been really focusing on his watercoloring for the …

Colored Hairspray

Lee is a model in Portland, OR and he has super light platinum hair.  I was really excited to work with him because his hair was so light that I could really do any fashion color and it would look totally cool.  Unfortunately I couldn’t color his hair, but I …

Victorian Inspired Hair

Soft and Frilly I did this shoot just last Sunday with a great photographer, Holly Seeber.  I had two concepts for this theme:  Soft and Frilly, and Stark and Contrasting.  With these two models I went for a softer, more whimsical look. Both of the models have naturally blonde hair …