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VSW: Volterra, Italy, A Bit Further!

My virtual sketchwalk through the ancient town of Volterra, Italy began HERE. . . This virtual walk was a group walk with sketching friends from around the world! There were a couple of routes suggested, and I sketched the one … Continue reading

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VSW: Volterra, Italy

My virtual sketchwalk through the ancient town of Volterra, Italy. This virtual walk was a group walk with sketching friends from around the world! There were a couple of routes suggested, and I sketched the one from the Piazza XX … Continue reading

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USk: Nick’s Italian Cafe, McMinnville

McMinnville Oregon is a sleepy town with great places to eat, and a wonderful art store (Merriartist) which is staffed by people who either know the products or say they don’t, a refreshing change from overly huge chain stores that … Continue reading

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75 Day Challenge: Gads what day??? 41!

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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Textures with Pen and Ink with Rob Adams

Another great blog on drawing, by Rob Adams. I don’t know how to reblog his post, so I will give you a bit and send you on to enjoy the post: Textures with Pen and Ink I said I would … Continue reading

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N is for Nicolaides: A-to-Z Challenge

Continuing on with the technique I learned from Gwenn Seemel, I am still very uncomfortable and yet excited by it.  I get lost in it.  It allows me to SEE better –through my fingers attached to a pen — or to … Continue reading

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