Q is for Quarantine

Scrolling down my timeline on a mundane Friday night, I found a post that jolted me awake and excited me so much that I reached out to this friend who I have not talked to for more than 10 years to congratulate her on the release of her children’s book, Q is for Quarantine. EJ…

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Custom All in One Watercolor Palette

I could barely contain my excitement when this baby came home yesterday. This is my Custom Daniel Smith Watercolor Palette with the CMYK and Zorn Palette. It is custom made by my friend, Architect Allan Jay Quesada and I was really happy to get it! This palette is designed to be an all- in- one…

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Product Review: Planners and Journals Watercolor Insert

I have  always loved doing art on traveller’s notebook and so I was thrilled when my friends from Planners and Journals sent me a new product to test which is the Watercolor Insert.  I thought that when I first got it, that it was really pretty. It is a standard Midori TN sized planner insert with…

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Portable Watercolors: Bringing your Palette with you

I used to think that doing art outside was a hassle because you had to bring STUFF with you. By that, I meant you had to bring an easel, paint, waterbuckets, brushes, mediums, canvas, papers and so on. But lately, I’ve seen artists go out in the world and do travel journaling – and do…

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Arrietty in the Flower Garden

This is a piece I did last week. Arrietty in the Flower garden was my attempt to capture the adventure and wonder that was Ghibli’s Arriety. Information about Arrietty from Wikipedia Arrietty is Arrietty, titled The Borrower Arrietty (Japanese: 借りぐらしのアリエッティ Hepburn: Kari-gurashi no Arietti?) in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North America, is…

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