Category Archives: landscape

Finished Fabriano Journal

I’ve not liked the A4 Fabriano Journal. On the upside, the company was responsive to my issues. They sent me replacements, but I think the paper is just not up to snuff. It pills easily, and the color sits on … Continue reading

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USk World-wide Sketchout: Autumn at the Studio

Yesterday was a worldwide USk sketchout, and I am swamped. But the trees outside the studio had not lost their leaves YET (starting) so into freezing car and parked down the block and looked up at the studio. My finish … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, VLOG, Gardenia

Braving another go at a video, my other first try! Lighting is better… About ink painting, shown on a Hahnemühle Post Card. Tips: I pin my postcards on a stiff board (I use the mailing envelopes from Redbubble).  I can … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, First Vlog, Mustard

Okay I’ve hung on to this long enough and need to get over it all. I will share my first test teaching vlog with my fellow artist peeps. It is about ink+ watercolor painting, shown on a Hahnemühle Post Card, … Continue reading

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When Palms are Bad

This one is simply overworked.  It doesn’t have the feeling of air coming through the palm leaves.  I am okay with the ocean, flowers, etc. This should have been beautiful… Randy Boyd’s photo was gorgeous! I tried it again….. In … Continue reading

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Fire, Wind, Rain: and Photography Exposures

I’ve been upset about the first, then they were topped by worry for friends in Texas and Florida…  Painting images loosely from photos that stayed in my mind helped. In these, more than most, I noticed the exposure (flash or … Continue reading

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Eagle Creek Fire Rain

The evening the rains came after the Eagle Creek fire, I felt so blessed. Skies which were grey with smoke and ash falling, suddenly had the blue of night. Actual color, yellow from the setting sun and the green of … Continue reading

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