Category Archives: challenge

VSW: Menton France Turnaround

Quick doodling sketches while waiting for yet another crazy phone call from hospital staff… NOTHING like art to  calm and soothe! Moleskin journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with DeAtramentis Document Brown ink. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or … Continue reading

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Doodlewash: 1000 Days

Charlie from Doodlewash posted his 1000th doodlewash today.  His post is worth reading from beginning to end, and I concur.  Great minds and all that. At the end of the post he has three takeaways worth following! One is about … Continue reading

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VSW: Basilique Saint Michel Archangel, Menton

Drawing the Basilique Saint Michel Archangel in Menton, France on our virtual sketchwalk!  This difficult image from Wikimedia caught my eye from the beginning. I started with a pencil sketch.  Again, dispelling the myth that you should not use pencils.  … Continue reading

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VSW: Menton France

Quick doodling sketches while waiting for yet another crazy phone call from hospital staff… NOTHING like art to  calm and soothe! Moleskin journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, Da Vinci, Holbein, MGraham, DS Primatek and Daniel … Continue reading

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VSW: Getaway to Menton France

I am walking through stressful family times and painting late at night when I can’t sleep is a soul-saver.  An image with a CC agreement from Daniel70mi Falciola took me away, with the bright blue sky and sea. I have … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Calendar Contest!

Hahnemühle launched their calendar contest — All about RED, my favorite color! Their calendars are the most beautiful! Click to see the rules and the upload portal!

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VSW: Witch’s House or Spadena House, Los Angeles

I used to drive by the Witch’s House in West Los Angeles, or Spadena House, and wish they’d take care of it.  Nice that finally someone has… And you can see inside at what he’s done with it! I used … Continue reading

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