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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I’ve been married twice. My first husband died. You know how you don’t know what you don’t know until you experience it? I didn’t know how unconnected I was in my first marriage. I had doubts about getting married; everyone … Continue reading
*alert: vampire child face, oops* I had a good childhood, raised by a single mom with an alcoholic dad who skipped, and three much older brothers who loved me dearly. I am GRATEFUL because I wasn’t around JD (what they … Continue reading
My virtual sketchwalk through the ancient town of Volterra, Italy began HERE. . . This virtual walk was a group walk with sketching friends from around the world! There were a couple of routes suggested, and I sketched the one … Continue reading
ABOUT SKETCHPACK: The project began in 2011. The original idea was to get folks to draw daily. The Sketchpack is a small zigzag journal with two usable sides, allowing one to sketch on both sides of 15 ‘pages’ to complete … Continue reading
My virtual sketchwalk through the ancient town of Volterra, Italy. This virtual walk was a group walk with sketching friends from around the world! There were a couple of routes suggested, and I sketched the one from the Piazza XX … Continue reading