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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
Posted in animals, art journal, drawing, journal, memory, painting, pen & ink, pencil, series, watercolor Tagged art journal, Caran D'Ache Supracolor pencil, carrageenan, Cat, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Delta journal, IBS, MPF Conservation, Newman's Own Cat Food, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Pilot Parallel pen, Platinum Carbon pen, Prismacolor pencil, sick cat, staycation, Stillman & Birn, Super5 ink, watercolor, watercolor pencils 7 Comments
Chinese Silk Bag and HOBO Bag
This is an exercise in gesture versus guidelines, and in permanence (in the form of lasting details and materials) versus impermanence (fast, light materials.) I have two bags I reach for besides my painting bag. One is this lovely silk … Continue reading
Posted in drawing, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, bag, Caran D'Ache, Chinese, Daniel Smith watercolors, guidelines, HOBO, Lexington Grey Noodlers ink, Platinum Preppy pen, pocketbook, Primatek, purse, QoR watercolors, silk, Stillman & Birn, watercolor, watercolor pencils 3 Comments
Watercolor Pencils, Ho-Hum
I was challenged to use a tool I have but am not fond of for a week, and to figure out why I never reach for it; mine was watercolor pencils. I have a mess of them that I bought … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, color, drawing, painting, pencil, sketchbook, waterbrush, watercolor Tagged Caran D'Ache, journal, Neocolor II, sketching, watercolor pencils 6 Comments
B is for Brush Pens! A-to-A Challenge
I am just learning to use brush pens, as I move to smaller formats and water colors to work my artistic ways. Brush pens are these super devices where the water is carried in tube which attaches to the watercolor … Continue reading
Posted in art, creativity, journal, painting, process, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged brush pens, Neocolor II, watercolor pencils 5 Comments