Category Archives: art journal

Sketchbook Project, FEAR

This year I participated in the Sketchbook Project out of Brooklyn. The idea of being part of hundreds of artists and writers creating books on the topic of Fear or Hope at this time in our country’s history was a … Continue reading

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HWB: Boy and Gurl Come to Own Us

My journal  of Boy and Gurl will be told in the Hahnemühle Watercolour Book,  my spring gift to me! I wish I’d done this for all my kitties… but back then it was architectural drawings or big acrylic paintings. I LOVE … Continue reading

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Sammy Meditating

Not these days… He is hearing the crazy cats down the hall in the studio and watching at the door to see if we bring someone into his space… He’s dropped weight and tests came back and no indicators, so … Continue reading

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VSW: Hahnemühle Floral Post Cards, 2

Last month’s Every Day in May challenge, and my requiring no pencil, has a hold over in that as I am stressed and busy I continue with just a sketch of anything I pull out of the bag of images, … Continue reading

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Nostalgie Book 2017

I did more experimentation in this book than any other to date. I also went back to my 40-year-old habit of writing and sketching… Been doing that since boring architectural history classes. I am sorry but had to leave a … Continue reading

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Tools: Wrap-up on Hahnemuhle Nostalgie Sketchbook,

So another experiment. I’ve been softening my ink and liquid watercolors by diluting them with water, and decided to see what happened when I used them almost full strength. AAACK! Above, when the full-strength are softened with water…  After the … Continue reading

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Nostalgie: Laundry

Susan posted a lovely image of red laundry hanging on a line, and the image swirled around in my head, and got me thinking about how much an image can evoke. That single image brought back the smell of summer … Continue reading

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