Currently Browsing: January 2010 27 articles


Reminder: Sketch Out in the Bell Museum of Natural History

Above: Hawk sketch made at the Bell Museum. Gutenberg paper. Click on the image for an enlargement. Don't forget: TOMORROW, Sunday, January 31 from noon to 5 p.m. the MCBA Visual Journal Collective is going to sketch out at the Bell Museum of Natural History (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus). Read my original post on […]


Profile Friday: Illustrator Peter de Sève

New books containing de Sève’s illustrations.

Links of Possible Interest: Supplies at Wet Paint and a Gigapan of the 30 Birds in 30 Days Show

A Gigapan view of 30 Birds in 30 Days and a link to my art materials recommendations at Wet Paint

Prized Possessions: Episode Five—Dottie’s Last Rubber Ball

Remembering Dottie.


Puffin Sketch Quiz Key

Which Puffin sketches are self-portraits answers.

Bookcloth Scraps Giveaway Completed

Drawing for the package of bookcloth scraps completed.

Punching Sewing Holes in Signatures

A simple process for punching holes in signatures


MCBA Visual Journal Collective: Jean Shannon and Japanese Folk Art Toys

A report on Monday’s exciting meeting about Japanese Folk Art Toys!


A Dog, Stabilo Tones, a Rant, and a Reminder

I ponder the lack of light, and cover other bases as mentioned in the post title.


Books, Books, Books: An Impromptu Batch

I clear up some projects, bind and impromptu batch of books and announce a bookcloth scraps give away.

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