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Lojong 48: Train Without Bias

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, what comes up on the day that I am posting the slogan, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are … Continue reading

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Painting George

We have a lot of creatives in my family. My mom wanted to be an actress and took acting classes. *i can hear my baby brother laughing because she did a good job acting all her life* My baby brother … Continue reading

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Inktober 29, TWSBI Pink again!

I guess it is okay that I sketched the shocking pink TWSBI twice (first one right) — This time I also sketched the J.Herbin Rose Cyclamen ink bottle. This was one of my first bottle purchases, bought totally because of … Continue reading

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I Lost the Centre for Transformative Work Design Competition

*entry not enter (end of video)… no way was i doing this a third time with yaman driving me crazy!* I don’t enter many competitions, but the Sketching Work competition for the Centre for Transformative Work Design out of Perth … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Hahnemühle YouTangle for Inktober!

I have one regret… I didn’t find Hahnemühle’s YouTangle.art tins before last year’s Inktober! (see bottom for video!) I know why… I’m not a zen-tangling person so I would not be looking. But I doodle, and these are great for … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project 2018: Pen and Ink, Week 4

This year’s theme: Pen & Ink This year my Sketchpack is to be all inked drawings with a bit of water to move ink color.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I always have a good time! Making it … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project 2018: Pen and In, Week 3

This year’s theme: Pen & Ink This year my Sketchpack is to be all inked drawings with a bit of water to move ink color.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I always have a good time! Making it … Continue reading

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Moms Stuff, Jewelry

My mom’s jewelry box was a mess when it came to me. She had taken to only wearing few things (arthritis kept her from changing necklaces and earrings.) I had to sort to find earring pairs and backings. On top … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project 2018: Pen and In, Week 2

This year’s theme: Pen & Ink This year my Sketchpack is to be all inked drawings with a bit of water to move ink color.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I always have a good time! Making it … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project 2018: Pen and In, Week 1

This year’s theme: Pen & Ink This year my Sketchpack is to be all inked drawings with a bit of water to move ink color.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I always have a good time! Making it … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 3 Crowe Estate Highboy

Lately I’ve been sketching design motifs in the studio; Mason Monterey is one of my favorite decorative lines and I rarely paint them! This estate of historic Mason Monterey is for sale by MPF Conservation. The sketches are from the … Continue reading

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VSW: Witch’s House or Spadena House, Los Angeles

I used to drive by the Witch’s House in West Los Angeles, or Spadena House, and wish they’d take care of it.  Nice that finally someone has… And you can see inside at what he’s done with it! I used … Continue reading

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