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Category: Pen and Ink

ICAD 19/61

  Some ICAD cards take a different direction than I expect. As became the norm this summer, I often contemplated the daily prompts and then found some way to approach the prompt in my own way, often from a different angle or back door. Sometimes, no one else would even realize the prompt was there…. more…

Amy Creative Journey | ICAD | Pen and Ink | Uncategorized
EDM 6

  Everyday Matters #6 – Favorite well-loved object (Or a childhood toy) For some reason, it seems this EDM challenge “expects” something stuffed. While there is a lingering collection of stuffed things gathering dust on shelves throughout the house, there is little attachment these days to stuffed animals from the kids,. (Though there room still… more…

Amy Everyday Matters | Featured | Pen and Ink | Philosophical Threads
EDM 6

Everyday Matters #5- A bed We decided not to draw a bed but to draw the couch, which was recently used as a bed. I didn’t fill in all the pattern on the quilt, just the gist. (I love drawing fiber art… but to fully do so ends up being a long exercise in pattern… more…

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EDM 5

  Everyday Matters #4 — A cup or mug Perspective (on mine) is way off. I started to scrap it and start again later, but just let it go.  It’s actually a favorite mug of mine — part of a growing collection of Starbuck’s coffee cups. In the moment, there was a lot of reflection… more…

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EDM #3

  EDM #3 – A Bag or Purse If you are following along, you know that I’m negotiating my attempt to do the Everyday Matters list with a student artist in the house. We’ve had a hiccup here and there getting started, but here’s #3. I have to admit I have a ton of “bags”… more…

Amy Everyday Matters | Featured | Pen and Ink

EDM #2 — Lamp. I have strong memories of drawing a different lamp in the house back when I was first exploring visual journaling, was keeping a more daily routine, and was sharing the story of rekindling a creative journey via the podcast.  It’s a stained glass lamp, and while I can’t put my fingers… more…

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Roadworks 1

I’m glad I managed to get both to the Roadworks events with me. I thought it was amazing — and we got to see the steamroller in action several times, which was very cool. The lino-cuts that were being inked and printed by steamroller were enormous and mind boggling in detail. We also got an… more…

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