For these pebble drawings I used both pencil and graphite dust on 5″ x 7″ panels by Ampersant. Each panel is sprayed with protective fixative, so the graphite will never smudge and the drawings are UV protected. The scans … Continue reading
One in every coat pocket, smooth and round. My mother collected small stones on beaches, in parks, in gardens. Some are from Paris, some from New Hampshire and some from Washington. An international collection. She rubbed them between her fingers … Continue reading
Rose – in full bloom and Once a Rose – one is graphite on board and the other graphite on Yupo paper. I am enjoying the challenge of using different forms of graphite on various surfaces.
March 30th, cherry blossoms should be getting ready to put on a show here in Washington, but this year is different. We are having rain, sleet, snow this weekend. A few daffodils and other early bulbs have started to bloom, … Continue reading
Drawing nests has been meditative, relaxing and a fun distraction during the last few weeks, while Washington weather has kept me indoors, but I have reached the end of my rope. After four nests I can say I have gotten … Continue reading
I had Yupo paper(synthetic, very slick paper) left over in my studio from absolutely abysmal attempts of free spirited watercolor painting. I like control and detail, so I quickly gave up on this departure from my usual style. After several … Continue reading