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Notre Dame

I started this Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal in April 2018. Last night I finished it processing the grief of the day, the grief of a year of sadness in many ways. Mitchell told me in the morning he had an alert … Continue reading

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1 Week 100 People: 1-18

Okay, here we go. 1 week, 100 people… groan. I do it because I hate drawing people and yet sometimes I have to and so… It is only a five days… and mine will be Sunday night through Friday morning. … Continue reading

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VSW: Tasmanian Critters

The Tasmanian walk by Debi Taylor this month was glorious, and surprisingly, the critter caught my eye to sketch. I began with an Echidna , or Spiny Any Eater. Reminded me of our porcupines! I almost liked him better just … Continue reading

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Sharing a Carousel Event!

Carousel horses have always delighted, even in the midst of virtual games and E-ticket rides; most of us don’t stop and look at them, but are seduced by the music and the action and the lights. I started a group … Continue reading

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Carousel Horses Arrived!

I sketched these in October and kept thinking I would use watercolor on the first images of the carousel horses. Now I am letting them be what they are, the beginning of the coloring book. To hear about classes, follow … Continue reading

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Mom’s Service

My mom’s memorial mass is today. I recreated a nicer drawing from the sketch I had in my journal, but left it blank so I could write in her prayer. I”ll have some of her ashes… A strange thing to … Continue reading

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Horses are Coming!

An exciting project, the restoration of the Jantzen Beach Carousel, is moving into our studio *that’s MPF Conservation, our business studio.* After weeks of posting daily, I am taking a break… We had the move planned and then our main … Continue reading

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