Tag Archives: Pentalic Field Book

Eye to Eye with Humpback Baby

Rich German was eye to eye with a baby humpback whale. He took a picture, and allowed me to use it to sketch. I did this very quickly, and am happy with it. I only wish I could have the … Continue reading

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Challenges Saved My Sanity

During this medical debacle, challenges saved my sanity.  When you just can’t think of anything to draw and you are stuck looking at the same things day in and out, challenges can prompt giving you a drawing to do without … Continue reading

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May Sketches: Heading Into Surgery

Tough week, as I head into my LAST surgery for kidney stones. At a client meeting in Washington, I painted a bit with my feet up. The moon looked full out our window early morning. We have names for our … Continue reading

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Review: Pentalic Field Book

I did a quick sketch to try out my new Pentalic Field Book.  140lb. Acid Free; Cold Pressed; Exceptional wet strength; Professional grade watercolor paper. I love their pencils — my favorite — and they are an Oregon company: I … Continue reading

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