From My Sketchbook ~ Narnia

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The first Sunday of Advent approaches.  Our little country Church has chosen the theme for this Sunday: Hope. If you have never seen the Narnia Chronicles in the movies, or read the books, I hope you will!  They are sweet, engaging, and incredibly creative! And full of hope. This is the theme of the message I am preparing, & giving …

My Watercolor Cards ~ GiveAway !

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Hi there!   Oh my gosh ~ Winter Storm Brutus is here, and our fireplace is a wonderful place to be!  Soooo thankful!    And I’m so excited to be home for a long four-day weekend, as I took today off! Yay!  I have really, REALLY enjoyed an online class I’ve been taking “The Wild Art of Abandonment” through Christy Tomlinson’s website, …

My Sketchbook ~ Flowers from Color

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Hello there ~ Here’s just another sketch of just color doodlin with watercolors I wanted to share today.  With this particular sketch, I laid down the color because… well, because it was just plain fun ~ that’s all!  And then, a few weeks later, I thought I should challenge myself to see… if I could ‘see flowers’ within each of …

A World of Octobers ~ Sketchbook

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Happy Thursday everyone! Thought I would share some highlights of my noon-time stroll yesterday along the river…of course, all I had was my iphone {as I wishing for my ‘good’ camera!}  but… nonetheless… it was COOL.  {literally and figuratively!}  And it provided inspiration for my sketch {below}… I hope you enjoy it, too… And a fresh new coating of Fall …

Sketchbook ~ Overcome

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From a couple of my favorite authors, C.S. Lewis, and my Oswald Chambers devotional, illustrated in my sketchbook. Of course, there is Peerless Watercolors.  Twinkling H2o’s, my black Pitt Pen, and the Moleskine Watercolor journal, all gathered together with their pen pals (glitter pens and more!) in a small little pink bag… and they travel with me everywhere I go… …

Sketchbook ~ No Limits

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Lately I have spoken about the photo technology and convenience of having {and loving to use} an iPhone, which I have had now for two months.  This is my very own first ‘smart phone’ and I’m really enjoying it and one of the things I’m {finally} grasping, is how I can take pictures instantly and conveniently of things that inspire …

Sketchbook ~ Wheat

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Harvest has wrapped up mostly here in Montana.  I love the wheat fields – they are so awesome.   So here is another sketch ~ and some play action not only with the Peerless Watercolors, but with some of my Gelly metallic pens.  I of course, love the bright colors, but I added a touch of red to the wheat stalks, …

Drawing Near ~ Sketchbook

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After taking Joanne Sharpe’s online class “Color Love,” I found one of her favorite supplies to be something as simple as a trip to the office supply store.  Thank goodness.  And it’s inexpensive ~ VERY thank goodness!  I believe it was $6 for a package that had four of these pens in it:  I really appreciate the solid opacity of …