Category Archives: Buddha

Lojong 39: All activities should be done with one intention

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, what comes up on the day that I am posting the slogan, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are … Continue reading

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New Moon

New Moon, New Journal. I love it when that happens… Parvati is starting this journal. Inked, and wouldn’t you know it after a couple years I decided to change the ink in my Metro and so she is drawn in … Continue reading

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Quan Yin, New year

Oh I am late in my postings. This is what happens when you have to get back to work and you were lazy and slept in every day during you staycation. On the other hand, I am writing more and … Continue reading

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September Art Journaling

I’ve seen variations of this several times with dogs and tried to do one on cats… and as I was doing this the actual poem came to me, and I went to find it in an old journal! Giving the … Continue reading

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USk: Water Towers

I’ve been getting my pens in shape for Inktober. I had received a Goulet nib in the mail and was out sketching the water tower in NE Portland… The dang Conklin nib is sooooo awful, I switched it between sketches. … Continue reading

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Chinese Lion Guards

We get such interesting projects in the studio. These pocket-sized Chinese Lion Guards were beautiful after treatment. I drew her in De Atramentis Document Brown ink. After grisaille work in Lexington Grey ink, I began layering watercolors. Posting images taken … Continue reading

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New Hahnemühle Nostalgie Journal

I reached my 1000th post and never noticed… But my friend  Dan Antion reached his and that celebration made me look!  As I start my new journal this has me looking back and forward, reflecting, and the New moon is … Continue reading

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