Category Archives: creativity

Single Parrot Tulip

Mitchell gave me some amazing parrot tulips this year — the colors were gorgeous even as they were drying and fading into burnished golds. I had no time to paint then, but did take pics and made sketches. Finished color … Continue reading

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Lady Beatrix

Lady Beatrix has attitude.  She owns one of my best friends. She has taken possession of the blanket I made Ruthie. This was a FAST sketch and experiment with watery inks and sprayed water on sample paper. To hear about … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Watercolour Book

I’ve been looking forward to finishing my last A5 book so I could start the Hahnemühle Watercolour Book,  my spring gift to me! I am picky about my journals and have tried several, only to find they came apart or I … Continue reading

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Watery Ganesha

What fun is life if you don’t play around with your colors? Can you see Ganesha in the watery mess I made? I love him… he is going to Mitchell with a love poem! Experimenting with Hahnemühle Post Card, made … Continue reading

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Sammy Postcards

Sammy gets sent through the mail… (Hahnemühle watercolor post cards) Now that the other cats are gone, when Sammy can’t be with his bestest pal in the world, Mitchell, he loosk so sad. We ring him to the studio, but … Continue reading

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Does Sammy get a Kitten?

Sammy is a single cat for the first time. He’s always had a tumble-down face-licking pal to play with… We’ve decided to let him have his own pal, but whether to get a cat his own age or kittens to … Continue reading

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Revisiting Palms

I repeatedly draw certain images.  I am not sure why, and I don’t look too closely at why.  Maybe I am superstitious about creativity and don’t want to question it too much. Maybe I just want to trust my Muse … Continue reading

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