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Stylized botanicals

Stylized botanicals was the subject of today’s Mixed Media Play Day at Daniel Smith. Janice Berkebile supplied “live” models (plants) for us to draw and suggested exercises in different techniques. As she usually does, she generously let us try her … Continue reading

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More Art

It was Social Watercolor meeting today at Daniel Smith.  Jodi had decorated the table for Memorial Day.  In fact, when I was a child, we called it “Decoration Day”.   We were set up in the back corner of the store … Continue reading

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Painting Rocks

“Rocks as the subject, not applying paint to rocks”.  We painted rocks with Janice Berkebile at Daniel Smith Mothership, Seattle. She had several “exotic” pigments to suggest from the Daniel Smith line.  Since I will probably not put the sparkly … Continue reading

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Not what I expected

It wasn’t what I expected but at least I did 2 sketches. I went to a training at the Museum of Flight.  From the email about it, I’d formed the impression that the subject would be approached differently than it … Continue reading

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First NWWS

I attended my first full Northwest Watercolor Society meeting last night. I’d been 2 months ago but arrived rather late. The motivation for me to finally join and attend was that they now meet every other month at the Daniel … Continue reading

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David’s 10×10

As usual, I took the light rail into downtown Seattle. I get on near the starting location for the route but by the time we got further along, the train filled up with marchers. They were on the way to … Continue reading

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Last day of winter!

Today I went back to Daniel Smith for Janice Berkebile’s “Mixed Media Play Day”.  The theme was “springy greens”.  And she brought daffodils.  It’s the last day of winter, the weather is very spring-like.  So it was a good day … Continue reading

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All day with Daniel Smith

No, it’s not another man. I spent all day at the mothership store. There were 3 interesting demos being offered. First, one of my favorite Daniel Smith artists and staffers, Janice Berkebile, offered another in her year long series of … Continue reading

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Vendor Day 2017

Daniel Smith Vendor Day I’ve been looking forward to this for quite a while! With the new large classroom this year there were, I think, even more vendors. I think I encountered at least 10 Urban Sketchers from both Seattle … Continue reading

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More social, less watercolor

The Urban Sketcher bus arrived for Social Watercolor at the Daniel Smith mothership today!  I brought Feather & Carolyn with me.  PeggyH, Kathleen, April and Ujjwal also came!  That makes 7.  There were also other people there, which made it … Continue reading

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