Tag Archives: De Atramentis Tobacco ink

Watery Ganesha

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

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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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SoCS: Dentist

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

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Bright Ideas: Parker Palmer Depression

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

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VSW: Buffalo Cemetary, 2

Having put a body of work behind me at Restore Oregon, shown and sold, and also in anticipation of that coming to a close, I’ve been turning to my next interest. I am a teacher.  I wanted to be one … Continue reading

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VSW: Buddha

From an image offered up in my Virtual Sketchwalk group by Dee Ludwig! Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Carbon pen with De Atramentis Tobacco ink, ; De Atramentis Tobacco ink, De Atramentis Document Brown ink. I started a Facebook group page … Continue reading

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San Louis Obispo Wine Fields

Another “urban” sketch of wine fields around the central California area. I created a loose pencil sketch, and came in hard with pencil for shadow in the vineyards. No pen work. I was able to use my new KWZ Foggy … Continue reading

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