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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
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
Posted in animals, art journal, challenge, memory, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged #WorldWatercolorMonth, Daniel Smith watercolors, giraffe, Lexington Grey Noodlers ink, M.Graham watercolors, Noodlers ink, Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Preppy pen, QoR watercolors, Sennelier, watercolor Leave a comment
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
Posted in art, painting, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, giraffe, lotus, raku 2 Comments
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
Posted in art, class, color, drawing, india ink, journal, memory, painting, process, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, buddha, bunny, duck, giraffe, rabbit, stuffed animals 3 Comments