Tag Archives: Platinum Carbon pen

Preserving Our Small Art Stores

I support our local small art stores 99% of the time; This week reminded me of WHY I shop small business, and why YOU SHOULD TOO. I have used Golden Gesso many times in my life, but never paid attention … Continue reading

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Puppy Postcards

And the showdown, water color versus ink! Okay, we know that watercolors, good ones, have light-fast ratings. This is a huge plus for sending postcards that someone might stick on a wall… PBeaux (left) should last longer than Poppy (right) … Continue reading

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Hari-Fred-Gibbs Hurts: Versed/Midazolam

Gibbs was limping. When you see the way the cats tear around playing it isn’t such an odd thought… BUT, he also has put on weight (he is going ot be a BIG cat) and worse, he was moving stiffly.  … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Green Tara Om Pearl

I don’t see these as I wear them so much — around my neck as I write this! Tara, pearls, ooooohmmmmm…. Sketching keeps me happy, even if just pen to paper. ☾ Bright Ideas multi-color journal, FPR Himalayan with Robert … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Brigid Shell Moon

I little Venus of Willendorf! Okay, it may be very late for Brigid’s Blessing, but here she is… I love drawing late at night… totally relaxing… and until we are through this push, I need relaxing! ☾ Bright Ideas multi-color … Continue reading

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USk: Pot Dispensaries

        I kid you not, I sometimes write quotes that strike my fancy on the edges of my journal then later am sketching in that page… but really, what are the odds I picked this quote on a page of … Continue reading

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VSW: Family

Well the challenge did shift my mind… I chose peeps to paint! All ink, sketched then hit with a waterbrush. These are always gambles… you can’t see the colors before you hit them with water — you have to try … Continue reading

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