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VSW: Cathédrale de la Sainte Trinité, Paris

The very modern Cathédrale de la Sainte Trinité, from a Google image on Virtual Sketchwalk (yes I wish I was in Paris!) Designed by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. I love greys; few are what I call a straight grey, neither blue … Continue reading

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Wax Resist Pencils

I use a fluid resist sometimes, but an urban sketcher had a good pencil he was using and I asked him repeatedly what that might be and he even answered me once but without giving me the name of it… … Continue reading

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SoCS: Anti-Social

I  journal and do morning stream of consciousness exercises, and I’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art! You can … Continue reading

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VSW: Tuileries, Paris

Tuileries, from an image by Demi Kalfa for Virtual Sketchwalk. Robert Oster’s Green at Night is new to me, on sale at Vanness in Grandpa’s Basement. *I shouldn’t tell you about Grandpa’s basement because, more for me.* It has rich … Continue reading

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VSW: Palais Bourban, Paris

Trying to participate in my Virtual Sketchwalk group more again… Even quick sketches keep my hand in the game. Palais Bourban, Paris, in a Jinhao 750 with JoWo nib and Super5 Darmstadt ink. *Darmstadt is not an easy work for … Continue reading

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Wolf Spider

Stared with linework then tried to switch to a wet brush using Robert Oster Heart of Gold ink. Spiders scare me badly; I’ve done a lot of work on them. I don’t kill them anymore unless they crawl out from … 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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