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Alaska Paintings: Process


KETCHIKAN CREEK ST This is my process for creating these quick color sketches.  Most take me around 45 min. I rough in with light pencil for composition.  Then I draw in architectural elements with a fine point waterproof pen (sharpie, … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Sewing in the Pacific Northwest


I saw a number of very interesting vintage sewing machines. The machine below is a very old  Singer treadle machine.  I am guessing 1920s.              The Vancouver Museum of History   This one is a very old walking foot Singer for … Continue reading

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Alaska: More Totems & Tools


Lots of information here that I collected from our trip.  A couple of sources: Juneau, Icy Strait Point & Hoonah, Ketchikan, Vancouver museums.  Totems are actually Genealogy statements, not religious icons. Adze – a cutting tool somewhat like an axe … Continue reading

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North to Alaska


I will be posting regularly – as I have internet access – for the next two weeks. I plan to paint on the cruise and also on land… stay tuned  

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