Category Archives: Studio

Ink in color block

It’s my intent to go to every Mixed Media play day that Janice Berkebile offers at Daniel Smith mothership. What she does is not my usual art practice (USk, on location sketching) but it’s good to learn new things and … Continue reading

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Corn and Watercolor

This morning was another fun time exploring watercolors with Jodi Steele at the Daniel Smith mothership. I played around with some new colors. Then I experimented with the Black Lava Salt I got at the airport in Iceland. It does … Continue reading

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O is for Otter

It was a fun session of Mixed Media Play Day with Janice Berkebile today at the Daniel Smith Mothership! As always, she brought “all the things”:  her many supplies which she generously allowed us to use. I tried the Faber … Continue reading

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Autumn is coming

I’m looking forward to cooler weather and more rain.  I live in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) for a reason.  I felt like doing a sketch but didn’t want to go out in the heat, so I just did this wishful … Continue reading

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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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