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Inktober, 2 Tracey’s Walk

Tracey Fletcher King shows this lovely walk frequently in images. I love it and wanted to have it on my wall… Now the postcard is winging its way to her instead! Started as a thang for Inktober, but added watercolors, … Continue reading

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VSW: Menton France

Quick doodling sketches while waiting for yet another crazy phone call from hospital staff… NOTHING like art to  calm and soothe! Moleskin journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, Da Vinci, Holbein, MGraham, DS Primatek and Daniel … Continue reading

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VSW: Getaway to Menton France

I am walking through stressful family times and painting late at night when I can’t sleep is a soul-saver.  An image with a CC agreement from Daniel70mi Falciola took me away, with the bright blue sky and sea. I have … Continue reading

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To Heal

I am loving the paintings that I am doing for another, AND, it is nice to play around in my own sketchbook! Thanks to Tracey Fletcher King for a photo that became my middle-of-the-night entry. Pentalic Aqua Journal, Pentalic 2B … Continue reading

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VSW: Beach Palm Brazil and One-Liner Wednesday

Skies as expressive as a tropical ocean.  Deep calm. Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Carbon pen, De Atramentis Document black ink; Holbein and Daniel Smith watercolors. Photograph by Murilo Romeiro of a beach in Brazil. I started a Facebook group page … Continue reading

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VSW: Hawaii, Oahu 2

Amy Lauren Gettys *thank you* gave us wonderful images to paint, and I had fun in this incredibly busy month putting together the second page in the spread. I haven’t done a collage in ages, and because of my shortened … Continue reading

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VSW: Hawaii, Oahu Palms

Ink drawing, shadow inks (grisaille), then watercolors. Moleskin 8×11 watercolor journal, Platinum Carbon pen, Lamy Al-Star with De Atramentis Document Black,  Noodler’s inks, and Daniel Smith , Holbein, and QoR watercolors. I started a Facebook group page (you must join … Continue reading

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VSW: Capetown South Africa Beachwalk, 2

Necessity is the mother of fast sketches. I barely finished these by the end of our month on Capetown! I used a water-soluble graphite fat pencil and splashed watercolors over the sketches.  From beginning to end in about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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VSW: Capetown South Africa Beachwalk, 1

I haven’t much time this week. Necessity is making my goal for this sketchwalk to capture the essence of the view, let go of details. What stands out about the view? the buildings? the beach? the sky? the mountain? Capture … Continue reading

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Palms Waves Sand Surf = Home

Longing for home, the one I can’t go back to… It is never the same as when we were kids. An all-class reunion was this week. Part of me would love to have gone, part of me never ever wants … Continue reading

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Odile, Palms, Oceans in Autumn

Heating up in Portland. Today I want to be on a deserted beach, as long as it is not in the path of Hurricane Odile. We must work — and give thanks for air conditioning. Drawn in an OE Cadic … Continue reading

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My Palm Trees On Redbubble!

I love palms and love my own palm trees.  It is odd in this day to hear an artist say they love this or that, but I can’t lie — I love my palms.  It is hard to part with … Continue reading

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