Category Archives: creativity

SoCS: Astronomical

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

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Tools: My Favorite Travel Palette, Updated

Some of you may know that recently I thought I had lost my favorite travel palette. *heartbroken* Those who have a worn old tool you love will understand… All of it was replaceable, but I wanted my tool that started … Continue reading

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By My Desk

Still working with strange colors that has oddities from not-my-favorite palette! Opaque watercolors, and I have issues with those.   Still I like! I may try out the darker Burnt Tiger Eye (brown) I used here! To hear about classes, follow … Continue reading

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AAA Los Angeles

AAA Los Angeles was always one of my favorite buildings. It was drawn with a FPR Himalayan with an ultra-flex nib in a smooth Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook with Robert Oster Graphite ink. I had lots of help smearing this from … Continue reading

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VSW Elizabeth’s Photograph: Fink’s Farm Stand

Elizabeth Muether shared some fun images to the Virtual Sketchwalk group this month!  Loved this one…I lost my favorite travel palette, and pulled a strange palette that has oddities and worked with them for this image… some opaque watercolors, and … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Melon Tea

I LOVE complex colors — Inks (or watercolors) that are just a little unpredictable in that they change and do their own thing when touched by water! Some all it shading, but it rarely happens except in wide nibbed pens. … Continue reading

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Patrick’s Shells

My brother used to bring me shells. He knew what I LOVED. Several of the shells in this old scallop, and the scallop itself, came from him. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, … Continue reading

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