Category Archives: Studio

From photos

I’ve been doing some sketches from photos, none of them mine! As I’ve mentioned before, I have an agreement with Kitsap Humane Society. I sketch from the photos posted to their Instagram and then give them the sketches to use … Continue reading

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Snow dogs

As the snowpocalypse continued for more days, I stayed home and amused myself with various projects.  One of which was more sketches from the Kitsap Humane Society Instagram account.   All of these are packed up to be sent, along with … Continue reading

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A pack of pups

Watercolor sketches done, with permission, from the Instagram account of the Kitsap Humane Society. I will now mail the originals to them to use for any purpose.  All done over the past 3 months.  Given that we’ll soon be snowed-in … Continue reading

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Year of the Pig

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A First – finished

As I wrote  a few days ago, I’ve been working on a first visual journal page. I involved layers of color and stencils made with texture paste.  I finished it a couple days ago. It’s inspired by the project of … Continue reading

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Procreate Workshop

About a year ago I bought the new (cheaper) iPad 2018 and Apple Pencil. This gave me the option to use Procreate for sketching. My very old iPad couldn’t even load that app. However, there were so many options and … Continue reading

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Monday at the Mothership

I’m catching up on posting sketches… Sunday, January 6th I went to Jodi Steele’s Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith, Seattle, which I call “the mothership”. Sadly, after February, it’s going to be the only ship.   The Bellevue/Redmond store is closing.  … Continue reading

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Holiday window

It’s chilly and raining outside so I’m sketching from my own photos.  I’ve selected a few from the Germany trip.  This is a window on a narrow street in Nuremberg that led to our hotel. It’s on a larger sheet … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018 Week 4

Week 4    23-28 October I’m behind in posting only because we were in Portland, OR over the weekend and I have almost 400 photos to edit plus several sketches to scan and edit.  I am a day ahead with … Continue reading

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It begins

Inktober 2018 has begun!    I started by sketching some of my kit. Stillman & Birn Alpha softcover sketchbook;  various pens.   Platinum Preppy Medium with Platinum Carbon Black ink. I’ve been watching and re-watching tutorials on ink hatching.  What puzzled me … Continue reading

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