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I love watercolors with tobacco ink… These are mostly my new Da Vinci watercolors sparkling, running, mimicking the lovely California tile glazes… I love working with California painted furniture. California tiles take me home, to open houses and arched doorways … Continue reading
This is a detail from a Berkey & Gay chair, once part of the historic Hahn House. My challenge was to paint the chair detail in ink only — for Inktober — and I did, using two of my favorites, … Continue reading
Obsessed with palms in my sketchbook these days; I’ve always doodled them but I am working on bamboo furniture, which is palm-ish and so, more palms. This quote caught me, from where I don’t know, and dashed it on a … Continue reading
What fun is life if you don’t play around with your colors? Can you see Ganesha in the watery mess I made? I love him… he is going to Mitchell with a love poem! Experimenting with Hahnemühle Post Card, made … Continue reading
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
Because I journal and do morning stream of consciousness exercises, I am again trying to participate in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday. I write to a timer, 15 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my … Continue reading
Parker Palmer, writer and activist, became known to me through his writings about depression. I find him grounding and thought-provoking. His thoughts on the current state we find ourselves in are most comforting: “How do I stay engaged and whole … Continue reading