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Bright Ideas: Waxed Linen Twine
Mitchell goes through so much of this twine in a year when he has upholstery projects. This is the twine that ties the seats and backs! Bright Ideas multi-color journal (which I am not sure is still sold at Barnes … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, drawing, furniture, journal, making a living, memory, pen & ink, sketchbook, tools Tagged #brightideasjournal, #coloredpaper, #coloredpaperjournal, #deatramentisdocumentink, #drawing, #inkdawing, #lamyjoypen, #memories, #memoryjournal, #PlatinumCarbonPen, #upholsterytwine, #waxedlinentwine, Bright Ideas journal, De Atramentis Document ink, Lamy Joy, Platinum Carbon pen, upholstery 1 Comment
Mitchell on the Louis XVI Sofa
I like doing full images more than a hundred… THAT’S what I learned from #oneweek100people. I did this from a picture of Mitchell laying on a fully re-tied spring set. I’m happy with the way it turned out, and wish … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, furniture, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Fabriano Watercolor journal, Louis XVI Sofa, MPF Conservation, Platinum Carbon pen, Portland Oregon, Sennelier, upholstery, upholstery studio, virtual sketching, watercolor 6 Comments
My Secret Journal: Ten, Sammy on a Sofa
Note: I am writing a story/journal that I don’t want to show before it is published in full. These are some of the illustrated pages in the sketchbook for the story. Sammy lounging as he is allowed to do occasionally … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, challenge, creativity, drawing, making a living, memory, painting, pen & ink, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged cats, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Greenleaf & Blueberry Watercolors, Hero pen, Holbein, Moleskin Watercolor journal, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Sammy, upholstery, White Uniball Signo 4 Comments
Our Antique Burro Chair, Monterey Style
I started out to do a little post on painting one of our chairs. Then I realized I was posting about a chair I had also painted — so figured I should post about both restoration, painting the chair and … Continue reading
Posted in color, creativity, furniture, memory, oil paint, painting, pen & ink, process, watercolor Tagged A-Frame chairs, Alpha Journal, antiqued, antiques, art journal, Gamblin, leather, Mason Monterey, oil paint, restoration, Stillman & Birn, upholstery 1 Comment