Tag Archives: Jinhao

Summer Veggies

Okay, despite my annoyance with Pentalic Aqua journals, it is what I have until sixty pages are used up!  (I will tell you if my bugging them a second time  gets their attention! While I am working on the pieces … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 3

Aaack.  Behind. I hate it when that happens. Heart Sutra Vietnamese Buddha + Scarab Moon Transformation Primordial Sound Japanese Paper Heart Ganesha ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began in 2011 to get folks to draw daily. The sketchpack is a … Continue reading

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Summer in a Bowl

  Summer in a bowl: peaches, blackberries, blueberries, yum! Pentalic Aqua Journal, with a Pentalic 2B woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Lamy Al-Star with De Atramentis Document, Jinhao with Diamine blue, and Sennelier, Holbein, QoR and Daniel Smith watercolors. Always … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 2

Week Two, no time to think, so busy, loving the simplicity of pencil, pen, ink, waterbrush. in memory of my baby brother on what would be his birthday… Halfway through, fast sketching, loosing inhibitions! ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 1

This year’s theme:  The Hazy Moon of Enlightenment This sketchpack is going ot be all drawings.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I had a good time last year!  Making it simple, and all about the line — and … Continue reading

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Buddha Blues

These sketches came from a necessity to keep to my goal of a painting a day.  They were busy days, and my ulterior motive was to continue to learn about both runny or non-waterproof inks and also wet-on-wet techniques.  Wet-on-wet … Continue reading

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First Pen Show

No longer a Pen Show Virgin.  I’ve been to our little Portland Pen Show. It was fun being in that geeky collecting environment.  Dealers were friendlier than I thought they would be, and it was so cool to be able … Continue reading

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Jinhao: Inexpensive Pens

I wanted to like them, I really did. They are inexpensive, they are Japanese. I thought they might be like the Platinum Preppie pens, which are inexpensive, hold a good deal of ink, and will go for MILES without clogging … Continue reading

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