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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Fire Engine Red

A couple of years ago I went on a hunt for a perfect red. Being a primary color, a “perfect red” needs to be neither leaning yellow-orange, nor to purple-blue… it needs to be that lovely middle color! My favorite … Continue reading

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Fire Engine Red Posie

On smooth  Hahnemühle Nostalgie sketchbook paper I sketched this bright red flower, then touched the waterbrush to the lines, sometimes dipping back into the ink. I may be getting the hang of working with ink with fewer blooms>. *as in … Continue reading

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VSW: Paris Street

Paris walk in Virtual Sketchwalk… this image from Joyce Harbin Cole. As I remember Paris, colorful and crowded in an intimate way. Ink painting… I am loving using inks in my sketchbook! Quick, not thinking too much, middle-of-the-night. To hear … Continue reading

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VSW: Centre Georges Pompidou

Paris walk in Virtual Sketchwalk… this image from Joyce Harbin Cole. I saw the Centre Pompidou just after it opened. Parisians were protesting the building, calling it ugly, but also protesting that they had moved many small museums into this … Continue reading

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VSW: Notre Dame

Many peeps from Virtual Sketchwalk (Facebook group) are having a bit of a nutty right now. It has to do with a Paris walk, and wanting to try Notre Dame, and being a bit overwhelmed!  It is a complex building, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Tulips Mitchell

I have a Jinhao that came with a purchase and the nib was swapped out — Lovely writer with the JOWO nib. Filled it with Super5 Darmstadt, which has never had its own pen. It is now my always-gotta-have-it pen! … Continue reading

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Bother! Creativity, Depression, Doodling…

I hate it when I lose my mojo. I’ve been depressed as hell. My usual antidote is to write THAT paint THAT… In other words to use my juices to get through the blues — and if all else fails … Continue reading

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