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Tools: Metallic Pens

Green Tara illustrates nicely the upsides and downsides of metallic pens. Depending upon how the light hits them, or how you reproduce them, the shimmer is highlighted or becomes almost another gold color. Above, she had gold pen not only … Continue reading

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TOOLS: De Atramentis Document White Ink

I am very excited about the new De Atramentis Document White ink (DeA hereafter). I use white inks from time to time, mostly in sketching, and have finally found good white ink sketch pens: Faber-Castell PITT artist pen WHITE 101 … Continue reading

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VSW: Burano, Italy, 4

I am running out of time this month due to other commitments, so decided to take scrap colored paper and do an insert.  Blue seemed a good color for a place where this color adorns many homes!  Still playing with … Continue reading

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VSW: Burano, Italy, 3

Rounded out my pages with teeny watercolors. The top one I like a lot. I rarely use my fat Pitt White pen, but did on the water. Happy with that outcome too. The other was a big impatient experiment and … Continue reading

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My Secret Journal: Four, Shellac Tip-ins

Note:  I am writing a story/journal that I don’t want to show before it is published in full.  These are some of the illustrated pages in the sketchbook for the story. Because of the business we are in we end … Continue reading

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My Secret Journal: One

Well as my brother’s used to say, I AM blonde! (Sssshhh, so are two of my brothers.) I am writing a journal that I don’t want to show before it is published in full. This is why I have not … Continue reading

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Holiday Images

A challenge, accepted.  I had fun doing several trees and ornaments! Messy Messy Merry Merry! And a day of painting in our pajamas, eating sinful treats, and curling up for naps. My kinda holiday! May yours be peaceful and bright! … Continue reading

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