Category Archives: Sketchbooks

Falling in Love Again

The next logical step after “not giving up” is “falling in love again.” With life itself. This morning I decided, much to my surprise,¬†to call my local art school and sign up to teach another series of sketchbook classes. I … Continue reading

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Paper…where to start?

So where to start? I mean that literally. Where do you plan to use your sketchbook? If you plan to draw and paint just at home, where you have a big drafting table, large display of art supplies, and a … Continue reading

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Watercolor 101: Where do I start?!

  With the recent upsurge of interest in all things sketchbook-y, it is easy to feel like you are attempting to get on a train that has already left the station, and that everyone has been on to this fad … Continue reading

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An Eagle Square Do-Over

I went out to sketch a month ago today, was interrupted by life, and went back there today to finish the job.

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Shameless Marketing

“Beware creating alone—join an art class!” I am teaching two classes¬† here in Concord this spring, one in May and a follow-up one in June, and I would love to have you there to enjoy the gorgeous weather and laughter … Continue reading

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Resurrecting a Blog

Some stitches are easier to drop than others. This blog project, begun with such enthusiasm in August 2016, lost its momentum about a year ago; I intended to take a little break, then life happened. Luckily I do have a … Continue reading

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The Painted Journal

In January 1991 I returned to college to finish my undergraduate degree after a 20-year hiatus. In my program at Lesley College, the last two semesters had to be devoted to a highly structured, single major work. After much brainstorming … Continue reading

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