Sketchbook Story Time No. 8 - Maui - the first few days

sketchbook story time Jun 18, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 8 - Maui

The First Few Days

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketches from a trip to Wales and England - Spring 2019

 

The short video shows many of my sketches from the Wales/England trip I recently enjoyed.  As I photographed my sketchbooks I noticed that the collection of sketches is different form those I've done on previous trips.  I can see in these sketches that I was less focused.

Usually when...

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Greater and Lesser Celandine

botanical Jun 01, 2019
 

Now that I've started a perpetual plant sketchbook I want to make sure that the identification of the plants I'm drawing is accurate.  What is a perpetual plant sketchbook? It's a sketchbook that is added to year after, journaling what plants I see during the same week year after year. ...

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Love your sketchbook! The more you sketch ... the better you get!

bookbinding sketchbooks May 29, 2019
 

I'm addicted to making my own sketchbooks.  I can make them any size, use any combination of paper, recycle my favorite shopping bags and boxes, make them thick for home and thin for travel!

 I used old watercolor paintings for the covers of the sketchbooks pictured above. 

You...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 9 - 1970's

 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 9

Sketches from the 1970's

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 10 - Trumpet Parts, Squiggle Drawings and Bathroom Inspiration

 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 10

February 2, 2012 to June 6, 2012

Trumpet Parts, Squiggle Drawings and Bathroom Inspiration

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Capturing Moments of Discovery

 

Capturing Moments of Discovery in an accordion journey journal

It's about an hour an a half hike up and over the'Little Skirrid',the smaller hill of Ysgyryd Fach from the shepherd hut at Chapel Cottage Studio in Llanddewi Rhydderch. Rain was predicted for the evening.  I had been...

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Juggling Art and Business

art business travel May 10, 2019
 

May 6, 2019

 

Life as a traveling artist is magnificent.  It also presents many challenges, the greatest of which is to make sure that I maintain the balance of creative time with the time-consuming, tedious tasks necessary to run a one woman art business that's...

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Angel Garden Dala Art - Helleborus foetidus - Liverpool, England

dala art Apr 13, 2019

April 12, 2019 - Angel Garden - Liverpool, England

Helleborus foetidus

Dala Art - drawn first in ink using a Platinum Carbon Ink Fountain Pen followed with watercolor.

To avoid being lost in the dark in an unfamiliar part of Liverpool, and possibly late for the Andrew Poppy performance of ...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 12 - Sketching in Provence - 2014

 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 12

Sketching in Provence - 2014

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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