Monthly Archives: January 2014

Working a New Technique

Continuing on with the new technique I learned from Gwenn Seemel, I am still very uncomfortable and yet excited by it.  I get lost in it.  It allows me to SEE better –through my fingers attached to a pen — … Continue reading

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Selling My Art as Cards at REDBUBBLE.com! YAH!

I am so happy to be forging a relationship with REDBUBBLE!  I posted twenty-two images today after a test run where I ordered my own cards; I had to see if REDBUBBLE‘s quality was good before I sell them to … Continue reading

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Heart Opening + Clarity of Mind

It may be the time of year, or maybe that we are on vacation from the day-to-day grind of being on call as small businesspeople, but I am in a reflective mood.   I am thinking about the immense gift … Continue reading

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Mitchell’s Portrait A La Gwenn Seemel

Taking a class from Gwenn Seemel has taken me completely out of my comfort zone.  This is good.  I work from light pencil to dark pencil to pen, erasing some pencil, darkening pen, and possibly color . . . Gwenn’s … Continue reading

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My Love of Missions and Barns

Everybody has some doodle they come back to when they are needing comfort in their sketchbook, and mine is drawing building parts.  Call me a used-to-be-architect.  Cubes and squares and circles and the symbol for earth (seen in ALL my … Continue reading

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