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VSW: Menton France

Quick doodling sketches while waiting for yet another crazy phone call from hospital staff… NOTHING like art to  calm and soothe! Moleskin journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, Da Vinci, Holbein, MGraham, DS Primatek and Daniel … Continue reading

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VSW: Getaway to Menton France

I am walking through stressful family times and painting late at night when I can’t sleep is a soul-saver.  An image with a CC agreement from Daniel70mi Falciola took me away, with the bright blue sky and sea. I have … Continue reading

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Holiday Twinkle Lights

Lights are important to us! We grew up in Southern California, where there are more daylight hours and more sun. Portland is a darker climate (8+ hours of light now), and we look for cheer on grey days! We usually … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry Palm

Obsessed with palms in my sketchbook these days; I’ve always doodled them but I am working on bamboo furniture, which is palm-ish and so, more palms. This quote caught me, from where I don’t know, and dashed it on a … Continue reading

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When Palms are Bad

This one is simply overworked.  It doesn’t have the feeling of air coming through the palm leaves.  I am okay with the ocean, flowers, etc. This should have been beautiful… Randy Boyd’s photo was gorgeous! I tried it again….. In … Continue reading

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CA Trip, 1: Telegraph Road, Santa Paula

I’ve been processing a wild and woolly trip to So Cal. I’ll be posting items out of order, that is for sure. I’m adding color to many, and some are images from photos taken. Starting with Tooling around Mitchell’s home … Continue reading

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Two Hooks

I did these in tandem, so will post them in tandem. Still working with the DeA tobacco ink, and loving it. Pentalic Aqua Journal, Lamy Al-Star, De Atramentis Tobacco ink, and Sennelier, Holbein, QoR and Daniel Smith watercolors.  ©D. Katie … Continue reading

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