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Maxwell in the House: A Jack Russell Terrier Comes to Visit

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The Fifth Minnesota State Fair Sketch Out—and a Short Video of Ken Avidor

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Project Friday: Experiment with Metallic Pencils—A Little Bit of Fun

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Koh-I-Nor Tricolor Pencil Sets

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Lightfastness Tests

The following list is an attempt to put all the lightfastness tests I’ve done since starting this blog in the fall of 2008 onto one page. I will endeavor to update it as I do additional tests for lightfastness on other media. I have listed the items individually even though some links lead to reviews […]


A Bogus (paper) Hector

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Minnesota State Fair Round Up

Above: a sketch from my 2004 Minnesota State Fair Journal: two cows sketched with a black Pentel Color Brush (the ink of which is watersoluble and so blends with the paint) and gouache, on Fabriano Artistico cold press 140 lb watercolor paper. Click on the image to view an enlargement. Follow the link to see […]


Coming Back to Como after My Accident: Become Students of Your Own Process

I go to the zoo to try to reconnect with my brain.


Dog Practice—Three: Faber-Castel Albrecht Dürer Watersoluble Colored Pencils?

Another run at the question.


Stonehenge Paper: More Tests—Colored Pencil

Colored Pencil tests on Stonehenge paper.

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