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Thursday Doors: Justice Building Front Doors

For Thursday Doors, I am looking at the Washington State Capitol Justice Building interior is more pink-mauve than the Legislative building (see the top shell scroll), and perhaps it is because it was painted at a later date. This detracts … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors: The Doe Library’s Leather Doors

My sketch, above of the unpainted and beautiful doors in the Doe Library. The Doe Library in Berkeley still has the solid redwood doors, covered in thick hides with brass details. We were hired to assess the doors, and explain … Continue reading

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Sugar Corn

Working from an image for the class, yellow watercolor pencil, Platinum Carbon pen…. Layering watercolors, yellow to deeper yellows and greens, to touches of pinks and Paynes grey, salt added, then white Pitt pen and splatters. I am taking an … Continue reading

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Playing with Tracey Fletcher King, 2

My style, but trying to get the layering of watercolors to work from Tracey’s instructions, with under-painting then top detail painting. I am taking an online class by my favorite Aussie, Tracey Fletcher King, called Delicious Paint. Pentalic Nature Sketch … Continue reading

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Playing with Tracey Fletcher King, 1

The great thing about taking a class is what you might be pushed to do if you follow try to follow almost follow another artist’s instructions. I am taking an online class by my favorite Aussie, Tracey Fletcher King, called … Continue reading

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Favorite Waterproof Inks

My beloved brown inks.  How did I ever live without them.  I bought the De Artramentis Document (DeA Doc for short) Brown because I read that Lamy pens have problems with Noodler’s ink, but I prefer the darker Noodler’s Polar Brown … Continue reading

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IFJM 25: Old Port, and Being Tourists in Marseille

April 25 From my journal:  “Poked around Old Port, because this was a possible place E & M could be.  We shopped, finally, for gifts for Ruth and Family: soaps, chocolate.” “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” … Continue reading

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