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I have no creative juices, but I can draw… So back to my memory journal… Bright Ideas multi-color journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check … Continue reading
I don’t see these as I wear them so much — around my neck as I write this! Tara, pearls, ooooohmmmmm…. Sketching keeps me happy, even if just pen to paper. ☾ Bright Ideas multi-color journal, FPR Himalayan with Robert … Continue reading
I little Venus of Willendorf! Okay, it may be very late for Brigid’s Blessing, but here she is… I love drawing late at night… totally relaxing… and until we are through this push, I need relaxing! ☾ Bright Ideas multi-color … Continue reading
I am stuck in tax hell, and so need a bit of brightening…. the colors of Johnny Jump-ups! And below, a video on making heart-shaped lollipops. Yes you could say I am losing it. Hate. Taxes. Love this little heart … Continue reading
I’ve always loved giraffes. Stephen bought this for me before Junior High One of those lovely gold-tone enameled pins, and I sketched it before I sold it so I’d have that memory. I paired it with a quote from Pema … Continue reading
Pansy was our third kitty growing up, straight off my grandparents ranch. She was born to the palest tiger kitty before we had a chance to spay her, and what a wonder she was, long haired and looking just like … Continue reading
I bought this in Barcelona and carried it home to my mom. She put flavored brandies in it for guests. Sweet memory. ☾ Bright Ideas multi-color journal, Lamy Joy with De Atramentis Document Black ink, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum … Continue reading
At the end of 2016 I made a commitment to finishing off wayward abandoned journals. I’ve made great headway in that, with only a couple to go. The Bright Ideas Journal isn’t one of them, Though I picked it up … Continue reading
Drawing the Basilique Saint Michel Archangel in Menton, France on our virtual sketchwalk! This difficult image from Wikimedia caught my eye from the beginning. I started with a pencil sketch. Again, dispelling the myth that you should not use pencils. … Continue reading
In 2016 I made a commitment to finishing off wayward abandoned journals. I’ve made great headway in that, with only a couple to go. The Bright Ideas Journal isn’t one of them, Though I picked it up again (found it … Continue reading
Finishing off the two-page layout for our Gaudi walk, I tackled the fireplace I desire! I keep seeing this sweet heart-shaped chair breaking into song and dance in Angela Lansbury’s voice!. The final layouts finished by the collage of four … Continue reading
For the Foyer, I squinted to imagine what might be seen in a small sketch. I went in with grisaille in Lexington Grey to suggest the tones; later I painted the color of the marble with Super5 Frankfurt warm grey … Continue reading
The rooftop chimney skins in the Palace Guell are so beautiful — like sculpture gardens. When the families lived in this palace, I wonder how often they used the rooftop sculpture garden and for what — did they have lunch … Continue reading
Made a map of our walk, starting at the World Trade center at the wharf. Heading up to the Palace Guell, Casa Batllo, and the Casa Mila! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new … Continue reading
This month on our virtual walk we are looking for Antonio Gaudi… Admittedly, by the time I landed in Barcelona I was burned out on travel, and spent more time eating and shopping for boots before returning home… However, Gaudi was … Continue reading
Okay, I admit it… I bought these for the TIN. My studio paints are overflowing into lots of little tins, and I loved the flowers on these tins and the size. (How I used these tins and organized my paints … Continue reading
When sketches go wrong… blobs from a bad pen! *how to “fix”? add more blobs… then smear… oops* I feel good about the looseness of these sketches. I put the brush between my teeth to get me to play fast … Continue reading