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Bright Ideas: Giraffe Pin

I’ve always loved giraffes. Stephen bought this for me before Junior High One of those lovely gold-tone enameled pins, and I sketched it before I sold it so I’d have that memory. I paired it with a quote from Pema … Continue reading

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Raku Giraffe

My Zen brother gave me my raku giraffe.  I think of him as my painterly Zenny Oriental giraffe, a cool dude. He is a cherished object, but not THE cherished object. To find out what object I cherish more than … Continue reading

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Lines Added Later

More watercolor only, with lines added after. Images in Stillman & Birn Alpha journal with watercolor paints; after, graphite or white pen lines added.            I agree to Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International License, which you can learn more … Continue reading

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Taking a Class

I am taking Sketchbook Skool for two reasons: I want to be able to go “lead-free” — to drop my dependency on pencil lines first — and because friends are teaching.  Some of the teachers are excellent pen-and-ink folks. And … Continue reading

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