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It has been a long weekend of change. Friday we got a call from the care facility that CR would need to move into the memory ward. We had expected this day would come, but it still seems like it happened very fast. His short term memory disappeared a couple years ago. Both Dick and […]
This post was originally published on January 23, 2017 during my site transition. Above: A sketch at Cecil’s of an older woman finishing her meal, pen (a drying out Sakura Pigma Professional Brush Pen Fine Brush) and watercolor in an A6 (4.1 x 5. 8 inch or so) Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook that I carry in […]
I think I'll let the journaling on the birthday selfie say it all. (You can click on the image to view an enlargement. And Yes, I drew in my tri-focal lines.) This sketch is on an 11 x 15 inch sheet of Wave paper which is cheap drawing paper that's almost as absorbent as Kleenex®. […]
Above: Quick sketch in my current journal. Read more about it below. You can see the most amazing things when you’re out and about. When I go to a local diner (Cecil’s—French Toast Turkey Club…just saying), I typically sit and sketch until the meal arrives. There’s a great cross section of the population. Cecil’s is […]
Above: I measured this little journal I've been using. It's 5 x 5 inches (the pages, with the boards a bit bigger). Sakura Sensei Pen. It has Rives Lightweight which is too lightweight for wet media (though I do push it sometimes) and it has an interesting reaction to ink—rest the pen for a moment […]
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