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Direct Sketching with Pen and Ink: Just Jump into the Deep End of the Swimming Pool

The full post is about my thoughts on sketching directly with pen and ink (without using pencil first).

Reminder: Bell Museum Sketch Night Thursday, March 3

Mark your calendars. Post links to necessary details.

More about Gigapans of the Bell Museum Dioramas

Photographer Tom Nelson has been busy creating more Gigapans of the dioramas at the Bell Museum of Natural History on the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus. These highly detailed panoramic photographs will get you up close and personal with the taxidermy in the natural history displays as well as the background scene painting—much of which […]

Meet Some of the Moly_xchange Artists Tonight at MCBA!

Short post about tonight’s 7 p.m. meeting with Marty Harris about the Moly_xchange project and Moly_xhibit up now at MCBA! Join us at MCBA to meet Marty and two other visiting artists from the project.


Another Look at Painting Your Stonehenge Journal Covers

See the full post for another experiment by Frank Bettendorf in altering the covers of his Stonehenge Journal. Following his experiment I’ve also included additional tips and tools the I use to alter book covers. It’s time to turn that journal cover into a unique personal statement.


Project Journal Infiltration: Another Update

Another Roz sighting is documented, but also the post has a link to a great show you need to see of artist Joyce Lyon’s.

Tonight’s Meeting Has Been Canceled

The MCBA VISUAL JOURNAL COLLECTIVE MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR TONIGHT. See the complete post for details on when we’ll be learning about reed pens.


Letraset Aquamarkers

The post provides a product review.

MCBA Visual Journal Collective February Meeting Reminder: Making Reed Pens

See the post for complete details and what to bring!!!


Project Journal Infiltration: An Update

See the post for new in-roads into journals!

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