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Bottles!

Bottles matter! The right bottle helps sell your ink! A nice shape, brown preferably because it helps protect the ink inside. A not too tall bottle or pear shaped is ideal so it doesn’t tip. And of course, a beautiful … 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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Pain

It showed up Tuesday morning, pain so bad I could barely move… Seriously, I’ve dealt with pain all my life (dancer injury) But I said to Mitchell, Shoot me NOW!” I had pain killers and muscle relaxers and used them … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Jade

 From Robert Oster’s website: “My great interest in fountain pen inks – and by extension inks that combine many creative applications – began with the birth of my love of fountain pens in 1989.  The contents and packaging of my … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Sharing My Enthusiasm

This year I fell in love with ink painting. I’ve painted with inks for a time, and moved them about with water, but this year my heart really flipped over inks. Years ago I began with a swatch book of … Continue reading

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1 Week 100 People, After, I Continue: 73-88

I am SO surprised, but after #1week100people I am choosing to draw more peeps… I’ve just never been interested in sketching people before! AND, I’m intent on finishing my Hahnemühle Cappuccino Sketchbook. So imagine my surprise when Sketchbook Skool’s Danny … Continue reading

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Tazzie View, Process Ink Painting

*Note: I hit publish by accident, and wouldntyaknowit no spelling errors so ask me if something doesn’t make sense!!!* No time for watercolors and an abundance of new inks led me in a new direction. Some were samples… yummy to … Continue reading

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