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WWM: Day 13 Buttercups

Back to textured, rough Hahnemühle Post Cards. I like how the divots hold deeper color, especially in the Primatek colors. “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 12 Moms Stuff Dragonfly

This was a garden decoration, and my mom always had great flower gardens. I saw quite a bit of pink in the greys, and so went with the mauve-pink. I used Super5 Frankfurt ink for the waterproof lines. I sketched … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 10, VSW Rockport Sailboat

I sketched the sailboat in ink and added shadow in waterproof grey ink. I’m not a person who can ever be in a boat for more than a few moments — I get deadly motion sickness! I love their shape … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 9 Moms Stuff, Pelican

I love this pelican. More than most objects of mom, this and the whale (which someone in her building STOLE while we were packing) will be the best of my mom and I. She loved the ocean, we moved there … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 7 Firework

I did this to commemorate our 4th of July — I do one every year. Ours is a unique night, and often includes a night or two before. This is because we conserve institutional and private antiquities for a living; … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 6 Crazy Quilts

Finally moved from the postcards to the Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal and got serious about these quilt studies.  Seems I love painting them! Maybe I’ll do many squares to sell! This one didn’t turn out quite as well as I’d liked… … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 3 Crowe Estate Highboy

Lately I’ve been sketching design motifs in the studio; Mason Monterey is one of my favorite decorative lines and I rarely paint them! This estate of historic Mason Monterey is for sale by MPF Conservation. The sketches are from the … Continue reading

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