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VSW: Menton France Turnaround

Quick doodling sketches while waiting for yet another crazy phone call from hospital staff… NOTHING like art to  calm and soothe! Moleskin journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with DeAtramentis Document Brown ink. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or … Continue reading

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VSW: Menton France

Quick doodling sketches while waiting for yet another crazy phone call from hospital staff… NOTHING like art to  calm and soothe! Moleskin journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, Da Vinci, Holbein, MGraham, DS Primatek and Daniel … Continue reading

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VSW: Getaway to Menton France

I am walking through stressful family times and painting late at night when I can’t sleep is a soul-saver.  An image with a CC agreement from Daniel70mi Falciola took me away, with the bright blue sky and sea. I have … Continue reading

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VSW: Witch’s House or Spadena House, Los Angeles

I used to drive by the Witch’s House in West Los Angeles, or Spadena House, and wish they’d take care of it.  Nice that finally someone has… And you can see inside at what he’s done with it! I used … Continue reading

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VSW: Anacapa Lighthouse, California

I grew up bewitched by the islands I watched the sun set into from home. I read and reread Island of the Blue Dolphins in grade school. I never remember seeing a lighthouse! I struggled with this image; I am … Continue reading

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VSW: Dry Tortugas Lighthouse, Florida

I fell in love with this image from Wikipedia a year ago… it lead to this month of lighthouses we are sketching as a group. No pencil this time, went in fast and was done within a half hour watercolor … Continue reading

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VSW: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Australia

I almost always use a  light watercolor pencil to give me guidelines before I ink! I cannot imagine why anyone would tell anyone NOT to do so unless you only have a couple of minutes to get an image down… … Continue reading

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