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My New Adventure 

The first book in the 2013 series The Harvest is getting really close to being released. I don’t want to give a date of release yet, I seem to jinx myself when I do that. 163 more words


The Flower People

acrylic inks applied with brushes and dip pens on crinkled Masa paper, 10 X 11″

Do the flower people come out of their bud homes at night, when they’re sure we’re asleep, to dance and carry on in the moonlight? 211 more words

Art Journals

an intro to nib types

Calligraphy, like most art forms, has a varied set of tools you can use to create it. In the past, penman used sharpened quills or bamboo pens. 160 more words

On my Desk Wk2


Inks and dip pens are still on my mind. I spare some thoughts for my brush work too, so that could happen again too. I’ve been using my Hunt 102 nib exclusively. 462 more words

Using Markers or Dip pens

I was really looking forward to this exercise because I love pop art, Andy Warhol being one of my favourite artists. The vibrant colours that can be achieved with using markers and dip pens add atmospheric fun to drawings. 356 more words


On Finding The Perfect Christmas Present: Elias Notebooks

I’ve always loved writing in journals (as much as I enjoy blogging, nothing beats a pen and paper). A friend introduced me to fountain pens at the beginning of 2014 – and when I say introduced, I mean she nudged me towards a rabbit hole that I promptly fell into. 943 more words


Good Timber by Douglas Malloch

I heard this poem in General Conference a few months back, and knew I had to make it a project. This is my first use of the dip pen, just for the colored initials, but they turned out well. 55 more words

Illuminated Manuscript