Tag Archives: birds

Roy’s Challenge: Little Bird

An unexpected bit of joy on a tough day. 99% ink, and done in about five minutes (but ink dried between splashes while I was packing for a business trip.) Roy DeLeon posted this little challenge on FB: 1. Copy … Continue reading

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My Secret Journal: Seven, Graffiti

Note:  I am writing a story/journal that I don’t want to show before it is published in full.  These are some of the illustrated pages in the sketchbook for the story. Graffiti which used to be on a building in … Continue reading

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Process: Painting With Artist’s Prompts

Today I played with artists from Community Thrive, painting their way.  I didn’t like all that I did, but will show you the “failures” too.  The thing about classes is two-fold, assuming you are pretty good at making art: I … Continue reading

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Prayer Flags in the Wind

Originally posted on zenkatwrites. Prayer flags begin as we do, bright colors, full of the promise, like wishes on a dandelion. People notice them, cheered by their vibrancy. They oh-so-quickly fade, and begin to tatter here and there. Many people … Continue reading

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