Category Archives: pencil

Lojong: Weeping Buddha

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, what comes up on the day that I am posting the slogan, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are … Continue reading

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Lojong 50: Swayed

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, what comes up on the day that I am posting the slogan, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are … Continue reading

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Wax Resist Pencils

I use a fluid resist sometimes, but an urban sketcher had a good pencil he was using and I asked him repeatedly what that might be and he even answered me once but without giving me the name of it… … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Green Tara Om Pearl

I don’t see these as I wear them so much — around my neck as I write this! Tara, pearls, ooooohmmmmm…. Sketching keeps me happy, even if just pen to paper. ☾ Bright Ideas multi-color journal, FPR Himalayan with Robert … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Brigid Shell Moon

I little Venus of Willendorf! Okay, it may be very late for Brigid’s Blessing, but here she is… I love drawing late at night… totally relaxing… and until we are through this push, I need relaxing! ☾ Bright Ideas multi-color … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Buddha Om Elephant

I started Trishna Jewelry because I could not find the jewelry I wanted… Not too ethnic, not to refined.  When I fell in love with antique whitehearts I began. The business did so-so — seems most people wanted ethnic and … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Mom Stuff, Purple and Orange

I am stuck in tax hell, and so need a bit of brightening…. the colors of Johnny Jump-ups! And below, a video on making heart-shaped lollipops. Yes you could say I am losing it.  Hate. Taxes. Love this little heart … Continue reading

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