Sketching and Watercolor with Jane LaFazio

I had the pleasure of spending Sunday with Jane LaFazio and fifteen other students. I have been looking forward to this class since July. As the time drew nearer I started to question my decision to sign up for this class. What was I thinking? Me take a sketch class? However, during the introductions at…

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Shelbyville Ky Road Trip

This past weekend I drove over to Shelbyville, Kentucky, located 30 minutes on the other side of Louisville. This two and a half drive is an easy trip. However, they are on the wrong time an hour ahead of me so to attend a class starting at 9 am would have made me getting up…

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Bayard Park Sketch Crawl

On Tuesday I participated in a sketch crawl. Well, it’s not really a crawl or a walk or a stand – but maybe – Yes!¬† a stroll. We spent an hour strolling around the Bayard Park area, near the East Branch Library which was sponsoring this class. This area is made up of beautiful old…

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Unfinished

I can’t believe it’s been over a week since I posted. It’s been busy around here with just keeping everything alive. I water daily and early before the heat sets in. I picked the last of the blueberries the other day after harvesting almost daily since the end of May. Last week we did get…

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Summer Sketching

Last night, after a busy day here at Happy Acres, I sat and played a little bit with my sketchbook. I used some of the new Gelly Roll Metallics I won recently. I also used some of my favorite markers. They don’t seem to be “in” markers, but I really love them. It seems like…

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Review: Quilting Arts In Stitches 3

I just downloaded this newly released emag the other day from Interweave. I’ve really enjoyed the first two issues and was anxious to see what they came up with this time.   This issue offers a variety of articles and projects including: Stitch as Mark with Gwen Hedley: Learn how Gwen transforms her sketches into…

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