Tag Archives: art

Autumn

I love to paint, but I miss drawing. Today I took out my Micron Pigma pens. Finding a subject wasn’t difficult. On my counter I spotted some Trader Joe’s pumpkins and gourds along with some rich-looking Bittersweet that my husband … Continue reading

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Valentine Flowers

Happy Valentine’s Day to all my WordPress Friends! 8×10 Yupo, Windsor Newton Paints    

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Tuscany Vase

Original photo taken with iPhone 6. If it wasn’t so tricky to drive in Tuscany I would spend every vacation in a four-wheeled vehicle driving through Italy. One needs to observe the rules of the road (different in the USA), and … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers

I knew that this bouquet of spring flowers was too gorgeous not to paint. They have been on my kitchen table, calling to me, for a few days. It was not until I read a post from a very talented … Continue reading

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Fanciful Contour Drawing

Contour drawing is fun. No outlining, just inside shapes. Then add values of light, medium and dark and watch the shapes appear. Suddenly there is depth. All you need is pen and ink and paper.

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A Little Bird Study – in progress

While in Florida my friend, Sylvia, introduced me to Tombows. Towbows are acid free watercolor markers. They have a fine tip on one end and a broader tip on the other end. They are a fun and easy way to … Continue reading

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Clothesline Art Sale

   So we went to stay in south Florida to run away from the cold. The place we stayed had a “Clothesline Art Sale.”  We set up tables in front of the main house and suddenly there was art everywhere…oil … Continue reading

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