Category Archives: sketchbook

St Patty’s Day

Belated Happy St. Patty’s Day! It didn’t post… how strange! Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook, Pilot Metropolitan with Birmingham Slag Grey, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, Robert Oster MIX! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or … Continue reading

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Akkerman all the way from THE Hague!

Yes, they call it “THE Hague”… who knew? I did a favor for a friend and she sent me a thank-you gift. A totally cool and beautiful thank-you gift with some silly surprises in it. I swear to goddess it … Continue reading

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SoCS: Soul/Sole

I  journal and do morning stream of consciousness exercises, and I’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art! You can … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Giraffe Pin

I’ve always loved giraffes. Stephen bought this for me before Junior High One of those lovely gold-tone enameled pins, and I sketched it before I sold it so I’d have that memory. I paired it with a quote from Pema … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Pansy Plate

Pansy was our third kitty growing up, straight off my grandparents ranch. She was born to the palest tiger kitty before we had a chance to spay her, and what a wonder she was, long haired and looking just like … Continue reading

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Killing Winter with Orange

I had the very nicest favor done to me — A friend sent me the TWSBI I’ve wanted the most!  ORANGE! Not sold in the USA!!!! Nice that the Japanese postal service color coordinated their package with my pen! I … Continue reading

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Got the Blues!

This is the post where I bore you guys with my musings on my new passion for blue inks. I’ve developed a passion for blue inks. *I am laying the blame on Robert Oster for the many $$$ I’ve spent … Continue reading

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