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Karla’s Chair after Treatment
Shared the before picture of Sammy on Karla’s chair yesterday… We (MPF Conservation) took the lovely old chair apart, repaired the frame joints, rebuilt the innards using the original parts, and reupholstered it in the loveliest fabric. Sammy was not … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, furniture, journal, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, virtual sketching Tagged art journal, chair, De Atramentis Document ink, Diamine Ink, Fineline masking fluid, J. Herbin ink, Lamy Joy, Lexington Grey Noodlers ink, MPF Conservation, Pentalic Aqua Journal, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Super5 ink, Victorian 8 Comments
USk: Glisan’s Painted Ladies
I drive by these painted ladies several times a week, always thinking I should give them a go. The complicated details and the colors were a challenge for me to do loosely and not too “architectural.” I wanted them to … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, drawing, graphite, painting, pen & ink, pencil, sketchbook, urban sketchers, watercolor Tagged Alphabet District Portland, art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, Glisan St, Holbein, painted ladies, Platinum Carbon pen, Portland Oregon, Sennelier, Strathmore journal, urban sketcher, urban sketchers, Urban Sketchers Portland, USk, Victorian, watercolor 7 Comments
My Business Sketchbook: Our Holiday Card
It was fun to create a holiday card this year, the end of my first year of watercolors! I had good models in a late 19th century chair from a set that will be conserved next year, and our cats, … Continue reading
Posted in art, cards, drawing, furniture, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged armchair, art journal, bow, Cat, chair, Christmas, Christmas lights, Daniel Smith watercolors, Delta journal, edwardian, gentleman's chair, Hanukkah, holiday cards, MPF Conservation, New Year, Platinum Preppy, Polar Brown Noodlers ink, Santa, Stillman & Birn, Victorian 7 Comments