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Holiday Memories at Hearst Castle
Our business gets us in the back door to some amazing places. We conserved the Gothic Sofa for the Hearst Castle, near Cambria, California. We visited just before Christmas to see it installed in William Randolph Hearst’s private library (between … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, cards, furniture, making a living, memory, museum, pen & ink, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged art journal, Christmas, Daniel Smith watercolors, Greenleaf & Blueberry Watercolors, Hearst Castle, Holbein, Mitchell Powell, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, watercolor 9 Comments
IFJM 14: Marseille to Arles to Visit Van Gogh
14 April 2015 From my journal: “11am Arles France. Made a fast decision to head straight to Arles, so said our goodbyes, got in a cab to Marseille Airport, picked up our car and boogied.” “Oddly, as we were on … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, drawing, furniture, graphite, history, journal, museum, pen & ink, pencil, sketchbook Tagged art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Fake Journal, International Fake Journal Month, Moleskin Watercolor journal, Noodlers ink, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen 4 Comments
IFJM 9: Home, Palazzo Della Pilotta
9 April 2015 “Palazzo Della Pilotta [River side or Front]” 9:30am From my Journal: “Today we are going to see E’s home as it might have been in the 17th century. The renderings this page are of her home . … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, creativity, drawing, graphite, journal, museum, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Fake Journal, International Fake Journal Month, Moleskin Watercolor journal, Palazzo Della Pilotta, Parma, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Preppy pen, Polar Brown Noodlers ink, Primatek, QoR watercolors, seventeenth century dress, sketching, watercolor 6 Comments
Visiting a museum . . . Art appreciation
This post was inspired by this article in the NYTimes about visitors to museums feeling tired and worn out from running to tag every piece of noteworthy art, rather than slowing down and enjoying what they find interesting. I grew … Continue reading
Posted in art, history, meditation, memory, museum Tagged art museum, Billy Al Bengston, Centre Georges Pompidou, Jeu de Paume, Monet, museum, waterlily 5 Comments