Category Archives: Last week

theTravelsketcher this week – May 7, 2021


Off to Prosser and the Washington Wine Country last weekend, first trip in many months and it couldn’t have been more welcomed, as well as therapeutic. Then on Wednesday I spent some time on Magnolia, easily my favorite district of … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – April 29, 2021


Le Confinement is easing, we are vaccinated, the CDC says we can even go without masks in public, there is an air of anticipation and relief in the people I meet. Tomorrow Tricia (Travels Through My Lens) and I take … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – April 23, 2021


Spring continues to unfold, the trees just get greener, rhododendrons are starting to bloom, and the days get longer by about six minutes a day. One of the things I missed while in le confinement was lunches out and about, … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – April 16, 2021


The annual Spring Tease is on – a few days, even a week or two, of wonderful warm sun that entices us into thinking that spring and summer have arrived. Though I know that summer does not start around here … Continue reading

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TheTravelsketcher this week – April 9, 2021


A bit of a light week though I did embark on a long overdue project. Monday I was back at Uptown Espresso on Magnolia – a perfect macchiato and a sketch. Tuesday I started the day at Red Cup with … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – April 2, 2021


Hard to believe that it is already April, it seems like the year just got started. With spring in the air and a sense of hope regarding COVID things are looking up. This break in all of our lives will … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – 12 March 2021


This week I travelsketched around the world, capturing the memories in paper sketchbooks and digitally on my iPad, savoring both. The experience is different on each; challenging as well as enjoyable. The weeks journey began in TrĂ´o, a small village … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – March 5, 2021


This week I pretty much went all in sketching on iPad, finding that I really enjoy it and it is a legitimate medium. However, I also discovered that actual ink, paper, and paint is probably my go to medium, with … Continue reading

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Last week at Pen Ink and Paint


The allure of Sumi-e style painting has not worn off. I like the delicate colors and scenes, as well as often finding the inspiration internally rather than painting from what is in front of me. The old Sumi-e painters said … Continue reading

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