Tag Archives: Shakyamuni Buddha

Tools: Hahnemühle Watercolour Book

I’ve been looking forward to finishing my last A5 book (Hahnemuhle Nostalgie Sketchbook) so I could start the new Hahnemühle Watercolour Book,  my spring gift to me! I am picky about my journals and have tried several, only to find … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas, Week 3

All these images are sketched in the Bright Ideas journal. I can’t stop loving this crazy colored journal! I spent time color mixing this week… fewer Bright Ideas… But I did realize what this book is all about, and it … Continue reading

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Coloring A Drawing

I’ve been doing a lot of drawing lately, ink mostly.  I decided to try creating a photocopy of my drawings and water-coloring them.  I could not use heavy watercolor paper because my copier bends, but gave it a go with … Continue reading

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75 Day Challenge: 22-28

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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Sitting Buddhas

Sitting Buddha can be Shakyamuni, a host of Tibetan deities, but I am including the female Buddha above. I love her peaceful face and head; she looks like she is dressed in bright silks. These and others were created as … Continue reading

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