Tag Archives: De Atramentis Document ink

Single Parrot Tulip

Mitchell gave me some amazing parrot tulips this year — the colors were gorgeous even as they were drying and fading into burnished golds. I had no time to paint then, but did take pics and made sketches. Finished color … Continue reading

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VSW: Dublin, with a Wee Bit O’Color

Okay, you KNOW I am not big on self-criticizing… But gads the green got away from me. I think this is a good lesson in not just planning from a sketching point of view, but from a color point of … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Watercolour Book

I’ve been looking forward to finishing my last A5 book so I could start the Hahnemühle Watercolour Book,  my spring gift to me! I am picky about my journals and have tried several, only to find they came apart or I … Continue reading

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Sammy Postcards

Sammy gets sent through the mail… (Hahnemühle watercolor post cards) Now that the other cats are gone, when Sammy can’t be with his bestest pal in the world, Mitchell, he loosk so sad. We ring him to the studio, but … Continue reading

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VSW: Dublin Black-and-White

It started with the Monkey King tile from Christ Church in Dublin… And then I had to draw the one next to it… And then I found more… And more. They marched along the bottom of the open pages. They … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Post Cards

Okay, I admit it… I bought these for the TIN. My studio paints are overflowing into lots of little tins, and I loved the flowers on these tins and the size.  (How I used these tins and organized my paints … Continue reading

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Does Sammy get a Kitten?

Sammy is a single cat for the first time. He’s always had a tumble-down face-licking pal to play with… We’ve decided to let him have his own pal, but whether to get a cat his own age or kittens to … Continue reading

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