VSW: Oaxaca, 2


When sketches go wrong… blobs from a bad pen!
*how to “fix”?  add more blobs… then smear… oops*

I feel good about the looseness of these sketches.
I put the brush between my teeth to get me to play fast and loose!
*kidding… but maybe some days i should*


I love the bright yellow circle as a design element for the cactus divider.


The statue in the museum comes to life.
*not only did the pen leak, but it smudged despite half-hour drying*


I’m happy with this wonky page!
Loose, color ties together, nice design element…

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Moleskin A4 Watercolor Journal, with a Pentalic HB woodless pencil,
Noodler’s Lexington Grey Ink, Super5 Frankfurt,
Platinum Carbon pen in medium and fine with De Atramentis Document Brown ink,
Lamy Al-Star with De Atramentis Document Black ink,
Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges,
Sennelier, Holbein, and DS Primatek watercolors, and Daniel Smith Watercolors.

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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2 Responses to VSW: Oaxaca, 2

  1. JoAnna says:

    Very cool. I’ll have to remember that technique!

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