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Today’s watercolor experiment:

Based on my warmup exercise, I decided to use Prussian blue, carmine red and lemon yellow for my variegated wash today. Below is today’s experiment after the first wash: 203 more words

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Lesson 5 - More Washing

Today’s warmup:

I continued with variegated washes today. Below are 4 panels that look very similar to those in Lesson 4.

In the top left panel I used ultramarine blue, lemon yellow and cadmium red light as washes on the upper portion and a line of my gray mixture (cobalt blue and cadmium red light) along the bottom 1/3 of the paper. 169 more words

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SO Thankful Replay...Day 26





Boat Business….

Levi: So did you see the boat when you flew out?
Asher: Nope. Couldn’t find my goggles and it was too cloudy out. 1,450 more words

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A Journey of a Thousand Miles…or One Hundred

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. 4,192 more words

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Here at Moria Camp

By Karim Ani

Dear Mom:

There’s a strong wind blowing in from the south. This could make the seas choppy for inbound refugees, many of whom don’t know how to swim. 2,156 more words

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Sitting in the Sadness: What I'm learning about Suffering

I know what you’re thinking: kind of a weird topic to write about the day before Thanksgiving. But I was reminded today about the Thanksgiving I had 4 years ago: me & my parents spent the entire day in the hospital. 1,497 more words


#170 Big Cat Clydesdale

First-time readers, this blog is set in the future (sometime after the year 2020).  Each entry assumes there has been a 5th revolution in the US — the Revenge Revolution.  685 more words

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