Tag Archives: Stillman & Birn

Thursday Doors: Monastery of the Precious Blood

Okay, I had to pull up an old sketch for Thursday Doors! A wonky urban sketch of the side doors, which is nicer than the front doors, of the Monastery of the Precious Blood in the Mount Tabor neighborhood of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors: Justice Building Front Doors

For Thursday Doors, I am looking at the Washington State Capitol Justice Building interior is more pink-mauve than the Legislative building (see the top shell scroll), and perhaps it is because it was painted at a later date. This detracts … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors: The Doe Library’s Leather Doors

My sketch, above of the unpainted and beautiful doors in the Doe Library. The Doe Library in Berkeley still has the solid redwood doors, covered in thick hides with brass details. We were hired to assess the doors, and explain … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors: South Doors Washington Legislative Building

Because we are in the middle of expanding our business studio space (and yes, I get a bit bigger art space to boot) I am pulling up old images with a new twist for Thursday Doors, (Check out Norm’s amazing … Continue reading

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Sketching Memories of our Staycation: Ever Hopeful

I didn’t fill our Staycation sketchbook, so am continuing it with sketches on our days off. Jai is doing better with his IBS (carrageenan in wet cat food), but there are changes that will be with him as long as … Continue reading

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Sketching Memories of Our Staycation, 10 Jai is Sick

My beloved Jai has been ill.  Terrible diarrhea and finally diagnosed with IBS — irritable bowel syndrome. This is a TERRIBLE ordeal for the little guy — Montezuma’s revenge 8-12 times a day, always hungry (it masks as hunger), losing … Continue reading

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Sketching Memories of Our Staycation, 9 Kamala

Kamala is her daddy’s girl.  She’d like to see me gone, and makes that known. She also has a huge fascination with my sketch bag, and sticks her head in it whenever she can. I’m not happy with the overall … Continue reading

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