Category Archives: Sumi-e

What’s happening at Pen Ink and Paint


The last couple of weeks have been busy, a weekend birthday party for Tricia, a weekend of friends and food, planning for France, and yes, a bit of sketching and painting along the way. Here are a few samples A … Continue reading

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Last week at Pen Ink and Paint


Actually this is for the last TWO weeks, thanks to Christmas and New Years. The holidays were enjoyable but as usual I am glad to move on into the new year. An inquiry from Instagram reminded me that I don’t … 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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A busy week in theTravelsketcher world


The highlight of the week was Saturday’s workshop, Yes! You can travelsketch! Thanks to Lori we had a great venue, her beautiful home, she even provided a full spread of appetizers and beverages, thank you so much. From the feedback … Continue reading

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Travel and art – it’s all about the journey


When we travel the trip begins with the discussion of where to go, often a year before we board a plane. Searching maps, checking hotels and trains, rental cars and restaurants, are all part of the thrill of travel. A … Continue reading

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