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Last Chance Today On Giveaway!

TODAY IS THE LAST CHANCE TO SIGN FOR THE GIVEAWAY! To enter, sign you name: HERE! Winners will be chosen by random draw on the Solstice, Saturday, June 20th, and announced that evening! For my reviews, go here: Hahnemühle Toned … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Book and more!

GIVEAWAY! Two new Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Books will be given away with other goodies!  One A5 landscape each, in each colors, grey or warm beige. I am also offering a full size Fineline Masking Fluid with both tips and surprise goodies! To … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Book

I’ve never filled up a journal before reviewing it! As this became my Corona-Virus Journal, I quickly filled it up with paintings and writing about this strange time we are living in. I’m a huge fan of Hahnemühle’s papers, and … Continue reading

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Tools: Fineline Masking Fluid

A few years ago Tracey Fletcher King turned me onto Fineline Masking Fluid. I tried others and found them sticky and thick and messy; not what I wanted in the ways I wanted to use a masking fluid. Fineline’s masking … Continue reading

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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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Inktober 15, Chicken Curry with Great Northern Beans

One of our favorite meals, I make this every week. it starts as a roast chicken, and then becomes curry burritos I freeze for lunches or dinners later on. We buy Smart Chicken, which, even when not organic, is Non-GMO … Continue reading

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Inktober 12, Denny Pat’s Spice Rack

I keep working on various things that came from my mom’s house. I am amazed this spice rack made it through 60 years intact. *okay, i notice some glued bits* I can imagine my brother as a little kid buying … Continue reading

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Inktober 8, Summer Artichokes in my Da Vinci Monterey Trio!

Mmmmm, this summer the organic artichokes were amazing. We had them every week! This is one of those tests of soul-mate compatibility: Are you a hot butter or a Mayo person?  (NO Miracle Whip!) My ink-only sketch was too fuzzy … Continue reading

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VSW: Florida Trailer Park 1

This month’s walk is through four trailer park neighborhoods in Florida… Taking a look at dying neighborhoods, torn down for more lucrative places, happening not just in Florida. I took three images and put them together (I admit to taking … Continue reading

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VSW: Rockport Chairs

From sketch with a fat stub pen to watercolor wash! One more of Rockport — such excellent images! With us in the biz, I had to try the chairs in front of Habitat for Humanity! Thanks to Tom Brudzinski for … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 22, VSW Rockport Dog

A second stab at catching the essence, this time of a poodly dog in a doorway. Under five minutes, played with where I placed my color for fun. Still paying attention to the eyes in the end livened up the … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 21, VSW Rockport Cow

I have NO time so decided to try catching the essence in a few strokes and brushes of color.  Cow was first try, under five minutes. Paying attention to the eyes in the end helped give the cow life. Thanks … Continue reading

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