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VSW: Tasmanian Critters

The Tasmanian walk by Debi Taylor this month was glorious, and surprisingly, the critter caught my eye to sketch. I began with an Echidna , or Spiny Any Eater. Reminded me of our porcupines! I almost liked him better just … Continue reading

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Taxes, Losing Your Grounding

I started my taxes two days before the Full Moon. It took waaaaaay longer than I thought, because I was determined to find every last little deduction. I am so tired of being screwed by the feds. On the Full … Continue reading

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Carousel Horses Arrived!

I sketched these in October and kept thinking I would use watercolor on the first images of the carousel horses. Now I am letting them be what they are, the beginning of the coloring book. To hear about classes, follow … Continue reading

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Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash. That lone figure is a spiritual friend of mine… same teachers. She did what I will never do (broken body here) which is to trek to this amazing space. I’ve had this image on my wall for many … Continue reading

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Nostalige Journal 11-2018

I forgot to publish my entire journal from the end of last year… What a period!  Lotta writing… Less watercolor (no time) but more ink painting. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved … Continue reading

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Thimbles

On the night when the full moon was supposed to be invoking the ancestors (this is astrologically), I found myself drawing all my grandmother’s thimbles going back four generations. My mother gifted them to me, so though she doesn’t have … Continue reading

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USk: Valentine’s At HEM23

Following on the discussion I was having about how other creatives shape our art, recently an urban sketcher was reiterating how it is not right to ink at the location and add colors later… the colors are not true from … Continue reading

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