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USK: The Old Police Stable

I love the old buildings of Portland. I am sorry that the developers here do not have the ingenuity of the California developers, especially in the Bay Area or Cannery Row, where they saw how some of the history would … Continue reading

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Inktober 8, Summer Artichokes in my Da Vinci Monterey Trio!

Mmmmm, this summer the organic artichokes were amazing. We had them every week! This is one of those tests of soul-mate compatibility: Are you a hot butter or a Mayo person?  (NO Miracle Whip!) My ink-only sketch was too fuzzy … Continue reading

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September Art Journaling

I’ve seen variations of this several times with dogs and tried to do one on cats… and as I was doing this the actual poem came to me, and I went to find it in an old journal! Giving the … Continue reading

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USk: Water Towers

I’ve been getting my pens in shape for Inktober. I had received a Goulet nib in the mail and was out sketching the water tower in NE Portland… The dang Conklin nib is sooooo awful, I switched it between sketches. … Continue reading

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