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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Goldfish and Lamps

I have been sick the past week so forgive my absence. But in my absence, I was very productive with studying watercolors.   This painting, Kingyo (Goldfish) was long coming. It was a concept from way before which I didn’t know if I had the skills or the guts to do.   The concept is…

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Restart, Refresh, Rewind

Hey you guys! I know I have been absent for a while now and yep, I have been kidnapped by work and I have been in and out of the hospital a while now. Anyway, I am back and hopefully for good this time. In my absence I never forgot art, so as a reparation…

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A Bike Ride into Urban Sketching

I have  always loved the style of urban sketchers. They draw as much as they can on a subject on a limited time. The subject is anything they can draw and anything they want on location to capture the time and place they are in . They do it on journals with watercolor, ink, colored…

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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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Summer Kimonos and Blooms

It’s summer. DOH!  It’s so warm… and I haven’t died yet. Just been busy. So, now that I have gotten over the door phase. I am now into another phase in my art — YUKATAS. I have always loved Yukatas – to me they are wearable art and they so delicate and beautiful and expressive…

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