Tag Archives: #Lamy

Gratitude, Everyday Practice

I’ve journaled for ever.  It is only since picking up watercolors that my journal entries have gone beyond sketching and perhaps colored pencils into what I do now, but the discipline and connection to reflection and sustenance was embedded long … Continue reading

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Monterey Platform Rocker

I’m a lucky woman.  I am paid to work in brilliant color on pieces of California history. I love the smell of oil paint when I open the studio door. Catching the wavy base and angles in this drawing — … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Tree

We were going to a client meeting before the leaves dropped, and the Lake Oswego trees were exceptional! I had a chance to sketch before coming back to the studio.I tried this technique unsuccessfully (not what I was going for, … Continue reading

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Hahnemuhle Nostalgie Journal Wrap-up

I’ve been so busy I forgot to post my flip side-show on my last journal. Thankfully, no music accompanied this one. (Mac tends to continue to override my commands.) This journal is from July to October 2017… Yes I omitted … Continue reading

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Quan Yin

My first entry is the lovely god/dess Quan Yin, aka Kannon, or Kwan Yin. She began life as a he, and over many years evolved into she. The goddess of compassion, akin to Avalokiteshvara / Chenrezig and the Taras. Line … Continue reading

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Nostalgie, Beginning a New Journal, Hygge

I wanted to tell my readers that I am sorry I missed so many comments for many weeks, and am now going back through them. I wasn’t being lazy or busy (I was busy) — WP notifications changed! I opened … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, Mr Gibbs

 I tried to do Gibbs justice. He may be a Russian blue — In this pic he was regal. Middle-of-the-night thinking of Gibbs and Mary. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new and improved … Continue reading

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