Category Archives: ink painting

Happy Birthday!

Our babies are a year old this weekend! Hard for me to believe they were never ours… So glad we found them! We know less about Sammy’s birth, but we’ve always thought the old man was born in the sign … Continue reading

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VSW: Dry Tortugas Lighthouse, Florida

I fell in love with this image from Wikipedia a year ago… it lead to this month of lighthouses we are sketching as a group. No pencil this time, went in fast and was done within a half hour watercolor … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, 16, Jazper Stardust Hearts

It is such fun to try handmade paints… I ordered just a couple of colors from JazperStar and PfeifferArt. I played with two colors on Hahnemühle post cards… Jazper’s Cortillion is the star, oozing with color! (BTW, if he doesn’t … Continue reading

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VSW: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Australia

I almost always use a  light watercolor pencil to give me guidelines before I ink! I cannot imagine why anyone would tell anyone NOT to do so unless you only have a couple of minutes to get an image down… … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Kick-Back

After the month we’ve had, when Valentine’s Day came around all we wanted to do was completely veg out and not see a single human being except each other all day! We also didn’t want to mess with our bodies … Continue reading

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YouTangle: Notes for Mitchell

My favorite thing to do with the Hahnemuhle’s YouTangleart Tiles it to make notes to leave for Mitchell to find: in his calendar, on his computer, on his toothbrush! They are not built for watercolor, but if I clip the … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, 14, Hearts for Valentines

Lover’s Day is coming…. I’m practicing my hearts… I find my ideas evolve if I just play, and I loosen up as I play! These are all on Hahnemühle post cards… I started the way all my doodles start… The … Continue reading

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