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Raspberry Lemon Cupcake – Watercolor and Watercolor pencil

This past Christmas, I received a set of watercolor pencils, which I’ve started playing with recently.  I’ve found that I prefer applying these pencils after I’ve laid down layers of watercolor paint.  Building up these layers adds richness and texture … Continue reading

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Plein air painting: Hershey Gardens

On Sunday, April 27th, I made my first attempt at plein air painting at The Hershey Gardens.  Their annual event, Gardenfest, which opens the grounds for free to the public, seemed like a great opportunity to try out this technique.  … Continue reading

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Watercolor 2

I recently purchased watercolor tubes, brushes and paper.  This came about from rediscovering my watercolor pencils in the bottom of a desk drawer.  The pencils were fun, but they seemed better for fine details.  I found myself wanting to just … Continue reading

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Nuno felting

Back in 2012, I attended the New York Sheep and Wool Festival for the first time.  Like many crafters, I have a habit of impulsively buying materials and then storing the items for years before using them.  I picked up … Continue reading

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Watercolor

I decided to dig out my set of watercolor pencils.  Normally, when I create I have a goal in mind.  My drawing tools and paper are usually for design concepts.  Yesterday and today there was no goal, no other project … Continue reading

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