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Holiday Memory Gift
Merry Christmas, Happy Santa Day, Happy Hanukkah (passed but we have our Stars of David on our tree), and all the other holidays! Looking toward the light in our physical, personal, and national arenas! The folding journal, ready for words … Continue reading
Holiday Memories at Hearst Castle
Our business gets us in the back door to some amazing places. We conserved the Gothic Sofa for the Hearst Castle, near Cambria, California. We visited just before Christmas to see it installed in William Randolph Hearst’s private library (between … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, cards, furniture, making a living, memory, museum, pen & ink, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged art journal, Christmas, Daniel Smith watercolors, Greenleaf & Blueberry Watercolors, Hearst Castle, Holbein, Mitchell Powell, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, watercolor 9 Comments
Puja’s on the Solstice. One of our winter traditions. When we are where we can’t make a fire in the brazier we find other ways to “make” a fire! Part of my holiday memory gift to Mitchell this year, I … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, Buddha, cards, gods and goddesses, journal, lunar cycle, memory, painting, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged art journal, Christmas, Daniel Smith watercolors, Holbien, Mitchell Powell, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, puja, solstice, watercolor Leave a comment
The tassel man. Seriously, the differences between my sweetie and I in terms of decor is that I am a modernist and my man loves rich tapestries, textures, passementerie and tassels. I gave him a set of Indian red beaded … Continue reading
Silliness at Target
Departing from Restore Oregon to play in the season (and get some paying work done), I did a couple sketches of Mitchell and I from a time where we were having a hard time (many losses) but somehow, we always … Continue reading
My Business Sketchbook: Our Holiday Card
It was fun to create a holiday card this year, the end of my first year of watercolors! I had good models in a late 19th century chair from a set that will be conserved next year, and our cats, … Continue reading
Posted in art, cards, drawing, furniture, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged armchair, art journal, bow, Cat, chair, Christmas, Christmas lights, Daniel Smith watercolors, Delta journal, edwardian, gentleman's chair, Hanukkah, holiday cards, MPF Conservation, New Year, Platinum Preppy, Polar Brown Noodlers ink, Santa, Stillman & Birn, Victorian 7 Comments