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VSW: Amsterdam 12, Van Gogh Museum

I love this small museum.  Shows how modern buildings made of glass and stone can be sensitive and beautiful and welcoming.  I’d love to visit.  From a Google image. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 10, Windmills

Remember how I thought I was done with my inky version of the windmill? FPR Jaipur with Blackstone Brown Boronia ink. Thanks to Brian Thompstone for the image. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 8, Damrak Passage

Just for Inktober, started with a brown waterproof ink…. I think if I were a little kid I might be a little scared of this guy! And yes, it made me think of the famous scene with Audrey Hepburn and … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 7, Windmills

Remember how I thought I was done with my inky version of the windmill? I lied! I have some new brushes I am playing with and they called to me in the middle of the night.  The Zen pointed oval … Continue reading

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VSW: Matahorn, 1960

My first trip to Disneyland (I was five) I wanted to go on the overhead buckets and all the roller-coasters, including the Matahorn.  My mom would not go on any of them. In fact, no one in my family loves … Continue reading

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Tennessee Williams

A couple of Tennessee Williams quotes hit me in the heart and I decided to do a sketch of Tennessee Williams. *gasp… the 100 peeps in 1 week got to me* “Try to matter.  Try to care and never be … Continue reading

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VSW: Cinderella’s Chariot

Magic!  Remember when you believed in magic! I did, then I didn’t — there were explanations for everything and it was all very scientific. Then, like the Buddhist saying, “Mountain, no mountain, mountain,” I found magic again… but that is … Continue reading

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