Doors and gates are popular visual icons here in Santa Fe. A lot of color and personality is involved and they make a great subject for a sketch . . . Continue Reading
Several years ago, I invested in Yarka watercolors made by St. Petersburg (a Russian company that markets the same paint under White Nights outside of the US). My attraction was that the colors were unusual -purported to be a match for colors used by the Old Masters. I fell in love with one of the greens . . . Continue Reading
One year ago, I abandoned this blog to create a Facebook Group dedicated to conversations about sketch-booking, which is my major passion. Continue Reading
All the latest goings-on from my whirlwind world . . .The thing about technology is that it marches on – like time does – but faster. Continue Reading
Seriously? I wonder how many times I have posted about travel kits for sketching since 2006? It seems that every time you think you have the best thing put together, there is still something better . . . Continue Reading
Everything is changing it seems. That is a fun thing, but also lots of work! Continue Reading
I wish I could remember where I took this photo. My cameras then did not have GPS capability. I know I was in some small town on some back road and found a building that was literally falling apart. Someone’s fix-it attempt amused me enough to save the moment.
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Here’s your Tuesday poster – a day late.Lots has been going on around here! Continue Reading
This is my kitten, Angel, who came to us in 2005 and is still a healthy and happy member of our family.
We rescued her at three weeks old. She was the sole survivor of a feral litter. A Coyote got Mom and everybody else, and this tiny girl was wandering around a friend’s property. We brought her home and fed her infant formula and love, and she thrived. She was so tiny, she fit in the plastic container from a package of CDs. She felt safe in there and loved to watch the birds from my office window – which is what she was doing here.
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Have you ever watched some amazing gymnastic move or a flying, twirling figure skating jump, and wondered what that looked like the first ten times the athlete tried it? Continue Reading