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Pink Posies on both Hahnemühle Post Cards

Loving the options of the two types of Hahnemühle Post Cards! Cold pressed on the left, above, and rough on the right. I found a way in to painting without line-work through a fellow painter, Tom Brudzinski… His is more … Continue reading

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Tools: New Cold Press Hahnemühle Post Cards

Loving Hahnemühle Post Cards as I do, I am thrilled to have the cold pressed option! Fabulous!  Perfect!  I am in love!! When I started with the first batch of post cards, highly textural, I loved the size/shape but struggled … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, 8, Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are on my mind; my mom loves them and the post cards cheer her! I made these to send to her. This one was watercolors and Platinum Lavender ink, which runs just a little when touched with water. This … Continue reading

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VSW: Hahnemühle Post Cards, 4

More middle-of-the-night playing-with-inks postcards. In this one the delicate nature of the blossoms went a little awry, and mostly it was from overdoing the ink layers, then adding watercolors, and every thing began to moosh around and so I blobbed … Continue reading

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Posies

  I can’t get enough of these crazy Hahnemühle Post Cards. I am so swamped with deadlines right now I barely have time to make marks, but I have a stack of these next to my bed in a tin … Continue reading

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Shooting Stars

These remind me of home, Southern California. They used to cover the hills before the dang hills became covered with houses! I am starting to get used to the rough textured watercolor paper of the postcards… Like any material element, … Continue reading

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Johnny Jump-ups

So cheery!  So life affirming — Happy little faces that pop up year after year. Edible, they are lovely tossed onto the top of a summer salad; Surprise! So many variations in color, from pale white with a tinge of … Continue reading

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