Tag Archives: Primatek

Bugs and Birds!

In the studio near the end of the day, especially in winter, the window facing the river becomes an attraction for the cats. Yaman and Savitri are teaching Hari-Gibbs-Tiger-Terror-TANK (yes his name is getting longer by the day) the ropes. … 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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Tools: Autumn Travel Palettes

Changes in my travel palette! Autumn I tend to clean more than spring, and reorder… Getting ready for painting season, as I like to paint outdoors more in the months that are not HOT. In Spring I tried the double … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 20, Laguna Postcard

Randy Boyd let’s me use his photos of home, Laguna Beach, to paint from. His images fill me with cheer; I miss home and the beach so much! Went for fat inked lines and deep tones on this one — … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 19 Grape Hyacinth

Back to textured, rough Hahnemühle Post Cards. Love Grape Hyacinths, which I’d never seen until my first Spring in Oregon. “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 13 Buttercups

Back to textured, rough Hahnemühle Post Cards. I like how the divots hold deeper color, especially in the Primatek colors. “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 12 Moms Stuff Dragonfly

This was a garden decoration, and my mom always had great flower gardens. I saw quite a bit of pink in the greys, and so went with the mauve-pink. I used Super5 Frankfurt ink for the waterproof lines. I sketched … Continue reading

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