Category Archives: creativity

SoCS: Loud! HATE BLOCK EDITOR!!!!

I  journal mornings with stream of consciousness exercises, andI’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  whenever I have time.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art!  … Continue reading

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VSW: San Francisco, 5

Debi Taylor organized our virtual walk, and this is her standing with a statue of John McLaren, the father of Golden Gate Park. He was the supervisor for 53 years. Contour drawings are fun, and for me, stress relievers. I … Continue reading

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VSW: San Francisco, 4

The Yoda statue in San Francisco is filed in my virtual deity file, next to Buddha… How can I not?  He helped young Skywalker on his mission. Extraterrestrial Buddha! Also my first time out with my new Himalayan with the … Continue reading

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Inky Thots: Robert Oster Aussie Brown

I love a great brown ink; Robert Oster Aussie Brown is a favorite sketching and writing ink, suitable for the office.  It is a rich dark brown leaning red, and has a touch of graphite sheen, seen left.  The ink … Continue reading

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VSW: San Francisco, 3

Ink painting from pictures from Debi Taylor’s last visit to San Francisco. Sketch over watercolor pencil in Diamine Ancient Copper. Hard to control inks… they need to do what they need to do! Colors I used below. To hear about … Continue reading

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SoCS: Key is Gratitude

I  journal mornings with stream of consciousness exercises, and I’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  whenever I have time.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my … Continue reading

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VSW: San Francisco, 2

Thanksgiving. I loved returning to regular sketching with a fast one of one of my favorite views in San Fransisco. cable cars.  When I was in college and early 20’s I stayed at the Stratford Hotel. I did a quick … Continue reading

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