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I made this sketch after stopping at Daniel Smith art store for the last time! It was very sad to see the place so empty and to say goodbye to the staff. They’ll still be working in the factory but … Continue reading
Veterans Day honors living service members and veterans. We in the USA do not wear the poppy on this day. The poppy is worn today in Canada and Britain for Remembrance Day. Thank you for your service doesn’t seem adequate … Continue reading
It’s a yellow dragon fruit. And a persimmon. I’ve never eaten either but bought at Trader Joe’s so I could sketch. Janice from Daniel Smith is rubbing off on me. I’ll also see what they taste like. The words written … Continue reading
After All Saints Day yesterday comes All Souls Day today. I’m thinking of all those who have died over the past year as there have been far too many. Also on my mind are those among my family and friends … Continue reading
This is today’s Connections “Draw Along” over zoom. The Museum staff picked the P-40 as she thought it was good for Halloween weekend as it was sort of dressed in costume. About 4 young people of the 7 registered attended. … Continue reading
One of the Etchr Studio demos I watched suggested doing sketches on a postcard. It seemed to me a good way to try out different methods, materials, and processes. It’s also a good way to do a thumbnail. This is … Continue reading
This crow is from my own photo. I put peanuts in the shell in the bird bath to soak. It’s mostly water soluble ink with some watercolor. So it’s an Inktober post.
It’s going to be a murder soon. Another back yard bird bath crow, from a photo by Himself.
Inktober 7/31 (I’m a day ahead). Another sketch from a photo taken by Himself in our back yard. I follow a local Instagram account by a woman who watches, feeds, and photographs her own back yard crows. It is from … Continue reading
Inktober 6/31. Today I take a break from drawing crows to follow the Inktober daily prompt, “Raven”. But we’re all corvids here. Various India ink washes; watercolor pencil; on Stillman and Birn Beta paper.