Category Archives: pencil

Tools: Hahnemühle Grey Journal

In the spirit of my new forays into working with inks, pencils, and Neocolor II watercolor crayons, I was delighted to be given Hahnemühle’s new THE GREY BOOK. The architect in me loves the wood-patterned dark grey cover.  The name … Continue reading

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Dan

Dan writes No Facilities. If life were 100% right and running smoothly, I’d be able to read all his blog posts! I love his weekend, “If we were having a beer…” series — though that is not what it is … Continue reading

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Sharukh

If I am to draw people, then they have to be people I care about… I’ve met some interesting people through blogging! Sharukh let’s me steal his images and paint them — He is a travel writer and guide, so … Continue reading

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Liz

Oh amazing Liz Doyle whose site I landed on because of her abstract prayer flags, and stayed hanging around the blog because I was fascinated by cold wax and her images were mesmerizing… Now we are friends.  Ain’t life grand? … Continue reading

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Neil, Father of Uncle Paul

Neil is another artist who delights me! He is the creator of Uncle Paul… those who know him know Uncle Paul. Sorry to leave you out of an inside joke but we are trying to get him to publish! He … Continue reading

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Pat in Pencil

Pat does magic with pencil, pen and colored papers. In the #oneweek100people craziness I decided to play again with colored pencils in an homage to Pat.  She has a cheery face and style and I hoped to capture her. Mitchell … Continue reading

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#OneWeek100People2017

That’s a winner…  Mitchell! Okay I thought I’d do the 100-faces-in-a-week.  I’m not terrible with faces, I just am not too interested in drawing them.  So here is one day of that, and no more. Can’t do challenges just because … Continue reading

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