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Nostalgie Journal 10-2017

This journal started in Diwali, and continued to just after the New Year. I anticipated that it would be about light and ritual and women… There was instead a good deal of unanticipated loss. I withheld many pages from this … Continue reading

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VSW: Gardens by the Bay Singapore

December we had two choices in the Virtual Sketchwalk group *though this group goes rogue regularly 🙂 but the rules of the group are “as long as it is drawn from a photograph”* and one of them were the Gardens … Continue reading

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Holiday Gifts

My mom uses heating pads, and has one she’s practically worn out with lavender and I’m not sure what in it. I wanted to make her a new one, and also made her some to give to friends. I don’t … Continue reading

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Inking Striped Shirts

Seeing them hanging to dry I had to try the stripey lines!  What fun!  Drawn with an inked Pentel Aquash!  All of a sudden there is a hubbub about putting inks in waterbrushes… They sell inked waterbrushes (Pentel and Wink … Continue reading

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More Posies and Writing

Cheryl shared this and it stuck in my head. My passions are journaling, painting, reading autobiographies and Buddhism, ditzing with Mitchell, and playing with the kittens. NOT necessarily in that order, though if I had to choose between writing or … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Everyday Practice

I’ve journaled for ever.  It is only since picking up watercolors that my journal entries have gone beyond sketching and perhaps colored pencils into what I do now, but the discipline and connection to reflection and sustenance was embedded long … Continue reading

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Monterey Platform Rocker

I’m a lucky woman.  I am paid to work in brilliant color on pieces of California history. I love the smell of oil paint when I open the studio door. Catching the wavy base and angles in this drawing — … Continue reading

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