Author Archives: Bobbie Herron

About Bobbie Herron

I sit here in my loft studio, surrounded by watercolor brushes and paints, fountain pens, sketchbooks, journals- wanting more than anything to write and paint at the same time. I am the fourth generation of journal-keeping women, starting in 1862, and I have read their words and between their lines. This blog was inevitable: thoughts on the unsung glory of women whose lives were recorded and transformed through their writing and art.

Forgive me Readers, for I have sinned…

That is, I missed the mark. It has been sixteen weeks since my last post, and no amount of  penance will make up for that time. And yet, I have very good news, and a bit of bad as well. … Continue reading

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Habits and rituals

Does anyone else have trouble establishing a rhythm to their days? Ever since I stopped working a 9-5 job where I was answering to my employer and that holy paycheck, my time has been more fluid, slipping through my fingers … Continue reading

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Wondering about blogging…

When I feel disconnected from the world around me, the last thing I am drawn to do is write a blog post. Here I sit. I returned from Scotland on July first, spent the first day back “sleeping and slugging”, … Continue reading

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New Homes for Happy Art Pouches

When I said, “Look at That!” I meant it! It has been so exciting to see friends old and new select their latest art supply from my Art Pouch gallery. I think of each person as I package up their … Continue reading

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Dress Rehearsal for Highlands Travel

T-minus two weeks and counting. Time to get serious about the sketching kit I will take along. Seriously playful, that is. Inspiration For the fun of it, I decided to have a try at practicing the style of watercolor I … Continue reading

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Off to Scotland: Let the prep begin!

Three weeks from today I will be boarding a bus in the early morning to eventually end up in Glasgow Scotland, roughly 29 hours later. I can see my new best friend may be a friendly dose of Benadryl when I … Continue reading

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The Other Fifty Shades of Grey

I fell in love with watercolor before the internet was born, before Daniel Smith began manufacturing watercolor paints, so my watercolor foundation was built in a very different world than we see today. The endless sources for today’s online learning  … Continue reading

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