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Sketchpack Project: Week 2

Week Two, no time to think, so busy, loving the simplicity of pencil, pen, ink, waterbrush. in memory of my baby brother on what would be his birthday… Halfway through, fast sketching, loosing inhibitions! ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began … Continue reading

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“Weeping” Buddha

Sometimes when doing a lot of sketches one catches your heart — for me — and this is one of those.  I love this one.  Done for the Sketchpack Project. Altar object, Buddha. Drawn on handmade Canson folding journal with … Continue reading

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Line, Color, Shadow

Some of you know I am doing a year-long study of Weeping Buddha along with the lojong postings on my other blog.  Thanksgiving, the first was a simple line drawing of Weeping Buddha. Now all color, pale wood colors and … Continue reading

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Tools: Ball Point Pens

Playing with my tools in this exploratory, and thinking of Andrea Joseph, I had to also play with the various types of ball-point pens in my stash.  Uniballs have been my favorite for so many years, first the older Vision … Continue reading

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Weeping Buddha, One

I fell in love with Balinese Buddha when I first saw him. The monks carve them as meditations. Mine has been on my altar for 20 years, and has a beautiful patina from being held. People call him Humble Buddha, … Continue reading

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75 Day Challenge: 42 to 47

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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Process: My first Brush Pen Sketches, No Pencil!

Today I created my first brush drawing, wonky, clean and lovely. Five minutes, done, no attempt to brush over, single strokes. Very exciting for me, so I had to share. This one is in my lojong journal.  By the time … Continue reading

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