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Doc Zhou

Wanting to test some techniques for a more serious piece. I’m no portraitist!  But I practice, with a little help from my friends…  This sketch is way too pale to begin… Liking the darker colors… Wanting to frame and brighten… … Continue reading

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Kamala Notices I Have Pen In Hand

Kamala is the most difficult cat, so smart, and does not want her image captured.  She seems to know when I am studying her for a sketch, and moves away into a cozy box. I have to use a photo … Continue reading

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What I Did on My Painful Stent-cation

I am a watercolor hog! I admit, I covet every single Daniel Smith Primatek color, and can’t stop buying greens! I am however, trying to understand the chemistry of paints now and looking at how close various colors are — … Continue reading

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