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Testing Yarka Watercolors

Last fall I was in Wet Paint and they had some sets of Yarka Watercolors for sale. I purchased two sets. One was a standard set of colors that I bought for a young friend as a gift. The other set, “High Chroma” (HC) was for me to experiment with.  They were in fun square […]


A Quick Review of the Leda Art Supply Sketchbook

Why a quick review of the Leda Art Supply Sketchbook? Specifically the “Baby Leda Pocket Sketchbook” which is what I purchased, but seems to be the same paper and construction as the larger version? The paper didn’t work out for me at all. It took three quick sketches to learn what I needed about this […]


On Testing and Experimenting with Art Supplies and Papers—and A Little More on the Hand•Book Journal

Left: Pentel Pocket Brush Pen sketch in my 8.25 x 10.5 inch Hand•Book journal. Color added with Montana markers. This is a quick sketch of the young actor who plays Rusty on Major Crimes. There are some ink lines in the background that are covered up by the background paint, they aren't show through or bleed […]

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