Tag Archives: watercolor

Wax Resist Pencils

I use a fluid resist sometimes, but an urban sketcher had a good pencil he was using and I asked him repeatedly what that might be and he even answered me once but without giving me the name of it… … Continue reading

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Puppy Postcards

And the showdown, water color versus ink! Okay, we know that watercolors, good ones, have light-fast ratings. This is a huge plus for sending postcards that someone might stick on a wall… PBeaux (left) should last longer than Poppy (right) … Continue reading

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Notre Dame

I started this Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal in April 2018. Last night I finished it processing the grief of the day, the grief of a year of sadness in many ways. Mitchell told me in the morning he had an alert … Continue reading

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USk: Cherry Blossoms in Tom McCall Park

Many parts of Portland smells sweeter, floral right now. Puffy trees line the parks and streets, looking like bridesmaids. They are so delicate… This year the rains came later and that is good… blossoms stayed put for days! I had … Continue reading

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More Inks, Robert Oster and Birmingham

A new order swabbed in my journal. My tax rewards coincided with several sales and so I went a little nuts! Sales on ink tempt me much more than a few dollars off a pen.  Free shipping on inks, which … Continue reading

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Ganesha Heart

When sick, I started a day off with watercolors. Gads I am rusty… Groans… I’ve been painting with inks! This is a mixture of ink and watercolor, an experiment, actually mixing them together and it is a failed experiment… oddly … Continue reading

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Tax Reward, Robert Oster Inks

On the Full Moon I was going to reward myself with a new pen from Fountain Pen Revolution, to be delivered after I finished taxes, but found Robert Oster inks on sale! I want to get to my 500 points … Continue reading

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