Tag Archives: Pentel Pocket Brush Pen

VSW: Chicago, 1, Newberry Library

Nice to have Sue lead the Virtual Sketchwalk in Chicago this month.  I’m taking the opportunity to play on Canson Colored papers, ink and watercolor on grey paper! The watercolor buckled the paper, but it stood up to it — … Continue reading

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Black HUB IPA Can

Okay, first off, do NOT sketch in a black watercolor pencil when your first coat will be an Indian Yellow or Quin Gold.  Dumb.  I tried to wet and wash it off; alas, it did not work well.  Also, the … Continue reading

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VSW: Chicago, 2, Fourth Presbyterian Church

Continuing the Virtual Sketchwalk in Chicago drawing on colored paper, this time ink and colored pencil on grey paper, with a nod to Pat Southern-Pearce! Canson paper loose to be tipped into my Moleskin 8×11 watercolor journal, Pentalic HB woodless … Continue reading

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Kamala Notices I Have Pen In Hand

Kamala is the most difficult cat, so smart, and does not want her image captured.  She seems to know when I am studying her for a sketch, and moves away into a cozy box. I have to use a photo … Continue reading

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Sketching Memories of Our Staycation, 2 Work Happens

Small business owners rarely get to really take time off.  You can’t ignore a new client (or they may go elsewhere) and you can’t ignore the absolutely only time for a delivery, in our case.  Crater Lake is one of … Continue reading

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Tools: Water-Brushes and Pigmented Brushes

I don’t use water brushes except in two places — I keep them by the side of the bed (I am an insomniac, so also have a sketch pad and travel watercolors) and when in the field. Don’t forget, these … Continue reading

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