Tag Archives: Platinum Carbon pen

A Frightening Week

Dear Friends: This blog post has peeps writing with concern. Know that the cats are okay, and we took five full days and unplugged and slept. Now back to the proper blog post! Without knowing what was coming this week, … Continue reading

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A Long Look Back Starts with Gratitude

Of course, I’ve not been posting. Exhaustion, family issues, cats sick, and The Big Move. And a bit depressed about the state of our country… We have now had a day or two to sleep deeply, and sleep has buoyed … Continue reading

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Small Moments

Sometimes in the midst of extreme sorrow and worry, there are those moments that open your heart: glimpses of M’s twinkling eyes or a carefree cat streaking through the studio or Savitri’s feet.  Her feet slay me. I didn’t do … Continue reading

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Inktober, 13 Black Bean Tostadas

I attempted to grind my own architect’s nib from a Lamy Broad nib. Not too bad, for my first Lamy nib (I’ve practiced on the cheap ones.) It needs to be a little sharper, and not quite as scratchy… but … Continue reading

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Inktober, 2 Tracey’s Walk

Tracey Fletcher King shows this lovely walk frequently in images. I love it and wanted to have it on my wall… Now the postcard is winging its way to her instead! Started as a thang for Inktober, but added watercolors, … Continue reading

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Tools: Inks, Part II, Soluble Inks!

In preparation for Inktober, I am reviewing inks. As always, these posts are about my relationship with inks, and is not definitive. You might want to read yesterday’s post on waterproof inks! *again, a bit of advice, especially if you … Continue reading

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Tools: Inks, Part I, Waterproof

In preparation for Inktober, I am reviewing inks. As always, these posts are about my relationship with inks, and is not definitive. *peeps, a bit of advice, especially if you are not made of money and have to budget:  look … Continue reading

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