Tag Archives: Sennelier

USk: City Market and Blue Moon Cafe

I was just getting sick the weekend of the USk worldwide walk. I managed a couple of sketches that were not painted until later — I’ve wanted to paint the marigold City Market in Autumn against fiery trees… now that … Continue reading

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VSW: Genius of Connecticut

She is called the “Genius of Connecticut” located in the Connecticut State Capitol Building. Keeping with quick studies, I used DeAtramentis Document Brown for line. I began a slow buildup of DEA Doc Brown ink (brunaille) in a waterbrush to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cow Goddess

Two days off — this is a big deal this year as we’ve been working round the clock. As I’ve not been up to snuff (bad cold!) we didn’t do some things we might have — Like putting up twinkle … Continue reading

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VSW: Hartford, Connecticut

Sketchwalk is in Hartford Connecticut this month. For one thing, let me tell you that this dyslexic has a hard time remembering the order of the letters in Conn-ect-i-cut.  I have the dang word hand-written to the side all over … Continue reading

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Jilanne’s Dogwoods

Jilanne Hoffmann has a great blog on writing, and is a blogging buddy. She shared her dogwood poem with me; I had to put it into my art journal. I am grateful for the friends I’ve made through blogging. Thank … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Everyday Practice

I’ve journaled for ever.  It is only since picking up watercolors that my journal entries have gone beyond sketching and perhaps colored pencils into what I do now, but the discipline and connection to reflection and sustenance was embedded long … Continue reading

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Monterey Platform Rocker

I’m a lucky woman.  I am paid to work in brilliant color on pieces of California history. I love the smell of oil paint when I open the studio door. Catching the wavy base and angles in this drawing — … Continue reading

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