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    A little no-line watercolor with fadeout ink, stamp images and Daniel Smith watercolor IMG_8259IMG_8263 fixed
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    A little no-line watercolor with fadeout ink, stamp images and Daniel Smith watercolor IMG_8259IMG_8263 fixed
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    #worldwatercolorgroup November Challenge - Day 2 - Apples. This was hard! 🙂 Daniel Smith watercolor + Stillman & Birn Alpha. Davinci sable brushes. Awesome little mixing dishes from Blick. WWG 1102 Apples
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    #WorldWatercolorGroup November 1 challenge - figs. My neighbor has a fig tree that is a community fig tree - we are all welcome to take figs whenever we want. Yesterday I texted her and asked her if I could cut some leaves for the challenge, she said yes, and to my delight there were still a few figs on it. Stillman & Birn Delta series sketchbook. Daniel Smith watercolor. DaVinci brushes. Fig - WWG November 1
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    No-line watercolor of a stamp image, painted with Schmincke Horadam and sentiments stamped - this is card. Full sped-up video of the process here: https://understandblue.blogspot.com/2017/07/when-life-gives-you-lemons-paint-kitties.html IMG_7129
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    WWM #20 - California Dreaming - this is my favorite ride in the world - the Tower of Terror. Daniel Smith Watercolor, Travelogue sketchbook. I took the reference photo in 2013 on a Stampin' Up! trip - we had the whole park to ourselves and I probably rode this 15 times 🙂 IMG_7077
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    WWM #19 - Water is hard! 🙂 From this reference photo from a friend who took it in Thailand. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209151351851645&set=a.1197428306600.2026184.1555287210&type=3&permPage=1 IMG_7071
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    WWM #18 - Running wild. You know, like grasshoppers. Which are made up of a billion pieces that are difficult to capture, but in the end, he sort of looks like a grasshopper, so I'm happy and I learned some things 🙂 #worldwatercolormonth IMG_7054
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    WWM #16 - BBQS & Bonfires - this is our Primo grill and my backyard - we grilled yesterday - tandoori chicken & veggies so I spent a lot of time looking at this 🙂 Daniel Smith watercolor, travelogue sketchbook IMG_7035
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    WWM #15 - "daydreaming" prompt. Taken by a friend not too far from you, Charlie! She takes such pretty prairie shots. Daniel Smith watercolor, travelogue sketchbook. IMG_7034
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    WWM #14 - my favorite game in the grass. I think I initially loved Croquet because like Sorry and a few other games, those bright primary colors you got to pick your gear from really appealed to me! Daniel Smith watercolor, travelogue sketchbook. IMG_7017
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    WWM #13 - Prompt = popsicles. i just used the colors of my fave - the Dreamsicle for an orange and white sketch in my sketchbook. Daniel Smith Watercolor. IMG_7002
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    Day 7 - from a photo a friend took at Wolf Creek Pass in Colorado. WWM 7
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    Day 8 - the "cool off" prompt - which I did by sketching a barn on our ranch with a Stabilo All pencil and watercoloring. IMG_6965
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    Day 10 - a 10 minute sketch from a photo a friend posted on FB of them on a beach in Thailand. (A trip I earned, but didn't take 🙂 ). IMG_6966
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    Day 9 - a chlorophyll print, that I then watercolored shading onto with Daniel Smith watercolor. IMG_6953 Watermarked
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    Day 11 - The beautiful Santa Rita Prickly Pear I saw at the Desert botanical garden in Phoenix when I was there for a trade show. IMG_6977
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    Day 12 - Golden Evenings - this is Santa Fe, my favorite place in the world. This took a long time - did one section or plane at a time. Thank God for Undisclosed podcasts 🙂 I love the light in Santa Fe, and all things are possible with Daniel Smith. IMG_6994
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    Day 5 - a sketch from a photo I took in Temple, TX during one of my art retreats. I used the prompt - but summer is often the backdrop for dramatic central TX storms, and this day was no exception 🙂 Daniel Smith Watercolor IMG_6903
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    Day 6 - a sketch from a stunning photo a friend of mine took on a road trip. Lake Powell - Arizona. Daniel Smith Watercolor. IMG_6896
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    WWM#2 - In the Shade. This was from a photo I took on vacation in Santa Fe. 19601240_10158760142165198_3290448670518318958_n
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