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Inktober 30, Two Cheap Platinums

I’m finishing a sketchbook from the Sketchpack Project this year… As it was all about pen and inks, seems a good fit to finish Inktober! Update from the time I wrote this about it leaking… I had turned it into … Continue reading

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Inktober 18, Turning Point Birthday

Mitchell always celebrates our happenings and events — As do I, never forgetting, finding ways even if money is tight! Cards from the cats (how do they get out to shop?), silly things that make each feel known to the … Continue reading

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Tools: Inks, Part I, Waterproof

In preparation for Inktober, I am reviewing inks. As always, these posts are about my relationship with inks, and is not definitive. *peeps, a bit of advice, especially if you are not made of money and have to budget:  look … Continue reading

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Chinese Lion Guards

We get such interesting projects in the studio. These pocket-sized Chinese Lion Guards were beautiful after treatment. I drew her in De Atramentis Document Brown ink. After grisaille work in Lexington Grey ink, I began layering watercolors. Posting images taken … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 17 Moms Stuff, Sun

My mom’s copper sun hanging in my finish room. Trying a different route, waterproof inks building them up. Lexington Grey above… Brown inks added, De Atramentis Document Brown and something I mixed up in a waterbrush! Finally, watercolors added. And … 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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WWM: Day 1 Mom’s Stuff, Leaf Goddess

Doing ritual here… memories of my mom’s house. This leaf and straw goddess was a gift from me when she moved to Ashland Oregon It has survived all her moves and now lives in my finish room. Objects hold a … Continue reading

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