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Sketching Sketchers

Above: A sketch of my friend Don Bajus while he is intent on sketching. Pen and watercolor on Arches Text Wove (Velin) in a handmade journal approx. 7 x 5 inches. I was sitting on the patio of a friend's home, after dinner, put to work by a friend to make more "sofa" sketches for […]


Don’t Get Attached

Above: Puffin sketches made at the zoo in an 8 x 8 inch handmade journal which contains defunct printmaking paper. Verso: first sketches of the day made with a dried out Staedtler Pigment Liner. But I am having so much fun. I think I might have started to giggle. The puffins were sitting right on […]


I’m Giddy for Schmincke Pan Watercolors on Nideggen Paper

  Above: Sketch of a Belgian fashion designer—sketched of course because of his ears. Really. Schmincke pan watercolors and Pentel Pocket Brush Pen on Nideggen paper in a handmade journal 7.5 inches square. I’ve already admitted to having way too much fun in the 7.5 roughly square journal I made with Nideggen that I’m using […]


Looking at a Frenchie and Gutenberg Paper

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