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In the air

Liquid Pencil is a medium I keep returning to. It has an unpredictability that I like, surprises emerge that I can take further. This drawing is on Yupo paper, which has a plastic-like surface, not at all appealing for regular drawing as it is slippery and resists most media, but Liquid Pencil pools and smears in ways that I can use by drawing into with an 8B graphite pencil. 200 more words


Review ArtSnacks' Novebmer Box

I received this month’s ArtSnacks box this week. The pretzel pencil logo continues to be a nice surprise in the mail each month. This month contained a fun item I could not wait to play with and two items I felt kind of meh about. 673 more words


Exploring Alcohol Ink on Yupo Paper

What is alcohol ink?

Alcohol ink is an art-making medium that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. It is an alcohol-based, acid-free and highly-pigmented medium that is highly reactive with itself and that dries very quickly. 1,295 more words


Watercolor Show Reception

The Central New York Watercolor Society has its second Signature Show of 2017 at the Kirkland Art Center Gallery.  The Show reception is this Sunday, August 27th from 3:00-5:00 for those who are located in Central New York area.   89 more words


5 Elements

Exercises. Parameters: total of ten, with 5 elements each.


The Insight that Brings Us to the Other Shore*

A few weeks ago I wrote that I was committed to Embracing Grace in my everyday living, and as such I am keenly aware of how my thoughts and emotions, if not acknowledged and integrated, lead to behaviors that are misaligned with my intentions. 643 more words

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