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Making your own Transfer Paper

Materials needed to make your own transfer paper:                         Pad of tracing paper (any good tracing paper will work) I use an 11” x 14” sizeGraphite Stick – #6B  (Make sure it is graphite, not charcoal)Cotton ballRubbing alcohol Follow these steps: 1.  Start from one corner with your graphite and diagonally and fill the […]

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Mendocino Hydrangeas c2020

About Being an Artist

“Don’t think about making art, just get it done.  Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it.  While they are deciding, make even more art.” – Andy Warhol When I was in The Frame Factory yesterday, ordering frames for new artwork and chatting with owner Eric Penrod, […]

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New drawings

It’s fun for me, lately, to spend time drawing. Here are a couple new additions to my Moleskine sketchbook. A new larger size book, with bigger drawings are leading me to amp up my drawing skills… new challenges! Here is a comparison in size from my original little sketchbook to the new one. Time for […]

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Teaching classes, on Zoom!

Hi Everyone!Things have changed. And, 2020 has become a time of gaining knowledge, experience and pushing beyond your comfort level So, for me, that means learning how to teach online To start with … I’m going to teach a class through French Escapade Many of my favorite artists are teaching there. I asked if […]

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Tiny fairy and friend c2017

The story of “The Unseen Folk”

The Light in the Darkness Some of you may not know that I have a series of graphite drawings called The Unseen Folk. In 2015, with a small Moleskine sketchbook, I began. Here is one of the first drawings from that sketchbook.  I was on a journey of discovery.It was fun to experiment in such […]

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