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In Progress

We’re getting closer. Only one more workshop day left. Today’s was focused on making a journal page by drawing in ink and painting with watercolor. Janice brought a plethora of possible subjects, all from nature. There were seed pods, grocery … Continue reading

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Journal part 2

This is a four part workshop: “Journals and Journal Pages – Mixed Media – Drawing on Inspiration” with Janice Berkebile of Daniel Smith Seattle Store.  It’s still possible to join for the last two sessions! After making our journals during … Continue reading

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Journal workshop

As usual, I arrived early and was fortunate to find an all-day parking spot at Daniel Smith mothership.  While waiting, I did a sketch of my view. After a delay due to the snow storm, today was the start of … Continue reading

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End of 2016

Happy New Year!  I’m discouraged and concerned by the National and World news.  But I’m hopeful there is also good news and I hope 2017 will have a lot of that, too.  And I’m hoping for many personal good experiences … Continue reading

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Another Milestone

His legs and feet have been quite swollen due to the surgery.  He couldn’t wear his shoes, so I went out and bought him a size larger pair of Crocs. As of Tuesday (24 May) he could finally get into … Continue reading

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Handmade journal

I made another leather journal this past week.  I’d shown the one I made in the Daniel Smith workshop  with Janice Berkebile to Fort Nisqually’s shop manager. She liked it and tentatively accepted my offer to make some for sale … Continue reading

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Leather Journal Workshop

Sunday was another gorgeous spring day in Seattle.  I gladly spent 6 hours indoors at Daniel Smith in the Leather Journal workshop led by Janice Berkebile. It was excellent!  She’s going to offer it again so I would highly recommend … Continue reading

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Leather Journal

On Saturday morning (28 Feb), I attended an Italian Leather Journal Making demo with Janice Berkebil at the main Seattle store of Daniel Smith.  I’m already signed up for the all day workshop but I wanted a preview. Janice showed … Continue reading

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Faux-dori

If you’re at all into notebooks, sketchbooks and stationery, you’ve probably heard of the Midori Traveler’s Notebook.     It’s made in Japan.  People mod them in all sorts of ways and talk about them at length on message boards and … Continue reading

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Arc sketchbook and journal

Recently one of my posts about disc bound sketchbook was reblogged by “Calvin was Right” blog.  I then read through all of the entries there followed by the Arc it blog.   (Arc it is now on hiatus but there is … Continue reading

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