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Pen Love

   Who knew in 2015 I would fall in love with fountain pens? My sketch was of the beginnings of my pen obsession… Done in a Moleskin and a Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, it helped … Continue reading

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Yamantaka and the Hairband

         Yamantaka is THE most obsessive smart crazy cat… He finds toys in everyday objects like no cat that has ever owned me… He brings them to both of us for inspection which is good when it is dangerous. Yup, … Continue reading

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Tools: The Saga of the M.Graham Palette

A gift of credit at Merriartist left me with $$$ to spend on watercolors… I’ve had a few M.Graham paints and enjoyed them, but my experience was they often didn’t dry in the pans, probably because of the moist climate … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 10, Windmills

Remember how I thought I was done with my inky version of the windmill? FPR Jaipur with Blackstone Brown Boronia ink. Thanks to Brian Thompstone for the image. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my … Continue reading

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Inktober: Mitchell and Mom

Not a fude pen, but a quick sketch in the middle of the night. Not a very good likeness of either of them but that’s okay —  sketch is a sketch. Michell ended up looking like a Scottish boy I … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 7, Windmills

Remember how I thought I was done with my inky version of the windmill? I lied! I have some new brushes I am playing with and they called to me in the middle of the night.  The Zen pointed oval … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 6, Windmills

I drew an inky version of Molen De Paauw and decided to do just that! Inky, ‘cuz I know I won’t have much time during Inktober! Thanks to Wikipedia for the image. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook … Continue reading

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