Tag Archives: #HahnemühlePostCards

Tools: Sparkling Paints

I bought these handmade paints by KJ Design by Karen from Etsy. This is not a glowing review of the seller, tho’ the paints are okay. Unboxing, the paints were not wrapped individually; bits of colors had transferred onto other … Continue reading

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Laguna Beach 1950

  Inspired from an old postcard from the fifties, and I wanted to do it because my mom and dad honeymooned in their second marriage (a looong story, not interesting except to family) but in a nutshell married, three boys, … Continue reading

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Tools: Schminke Supergranulating Paints

☾ I wanted to try Schminke’s Supergranulating paints.  I liked the idea of two or more pigments that separate through granulation when painted. I bought nine of them, along with Schminke’s pan set “Wintertide” of 10 basic colors, plus two … Continue reading

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Sketching for Clientele

I LOVE documenting our studio life in my sketchbooks, and some projects are so sketch-worthy with their baubles and trims and bright colors! I also use my sketchbook as a way to communicate with our clients from time to time, … Continue reading

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Sending Postcards

Everyone enjoys a handwritten note! And a doodly posie or a work of art makes it more special… What are you waiting for? Get your writing on — spruce up someone’s life! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook … Continue reading

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Puppy Postcards

And the showdown, water color versus ink! Okay, we know that watercolors, good ones, have light-fast ratings. This is a huge plus for sending postcards that someone might stick on a wall… PBeaux (left) should last longer than Poppy (right) … Continue reading

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Inktober, 13 Black Bean Tostadas

I attempted to grind my own architect’s nib from a Lamy Broad nib. Not too bad, for my first Lamy nib (I’ve practiced on the cheap ones.) It needs to be a little sharper, and not quite as scratchy… but … Continue reading

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Inktober, 2 Tracey’s Walk

Tracey Fletcher King shows this lovely walk frequently in images. I love it and wanted to have it on my wall… Now the postcard is winging its way to her instead! Started as a thang for Inktober, but added watercolors, … Continue reading

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WWM: Giveaway! Cold Press Hahnemühle PostCards

Giving away to two lucky winners my favorite middle-of-the-night watercolor surfaces! Cold Press Hahnemühle PostCards! In honor of the paper I use most often for the World Watercolor Month challenge, I’m offering TWO prizes of postcard tins! (Sorry, USA + … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 23, PDX Roses

Lovely roses in from of a “brownstone” in the Pearl District! “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post your drawing on any platform, and add your watercolor … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 20, Laguna Postcard

Randy Boyd let’s me use his photos of home, Laguna Beach, to paint from. His images fill me with cheer; I miss home and the beach so much! Went for fat inked lines and deep tones on this one — … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 19 Grape Hyacinth

Back to textured, rough Hahnemühle Post Cards. Love Grape Hyacinths, which I’d never seen until my first Spring in Oregon. “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 18 Moon Palm

Any excuse to use my Moonman pen, below! Added a brush dipped in inks and you have my Moon Palm! “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 16 Moms Stuff, Sun Postcard

Playing around with Robert Oster African Gold; ink-painting! In the end added lines… I LIKE lines! This is loosely based on my Mom’s big copper sun from Mexico. It now hangs in my finish room… Happy Sun! “Paint as you … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 13 Buttercups

Back to textured, rough Hahnemühle Post Cards. I like how the divots hold deeper color, especially in the Primatek colors. “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 11 Moms Stuff, Pelican

Ink as watercolor, in this case Robert Oster African Gold. I think I can stretch this World Watercolor Month to include this ink painting on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Post Cards. This squatty body is such a joy to paint! “Paint … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 4 Pink Posies and Hyacinth

Happy 4th for those who celebrate! I’ll post my 4th drawings tomorrow… Experiments with new inks, and new pens, TWSBI and Jinhao with Goulet nibs. *okay i cheated no watercolors but all with brush as if!* This Monteverde Chariote needs … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 1 Mom’s Stuff, Leaf Goddess

Doing ritual here… memories of my mom’s house. This leaf and straw goddess was a gift from me when she moved to Ashland Oregon It has survived all her moves and now lives in my finish room. Objects hold a … Continue reading

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