Ambrose's Peristylium
mrjakeparker:

InkTober starts in 15 days. Who’s in? Rules and resources here: http://mrjakeparker.com/inktober  #Inktober

Gonna try this again. I have a medium restriction in mind but I have to do some experimenting to see if it will work out.

mrjakeparker:

InkTober starts in 15 days. Who’s in? Rules and resources here:

Gonna try this again. I have a medium restriction in mind but I have to do some experimenting to see if it will work out.

The Sketchbook Project

I just learned that the mobile library of The Sketchbook Project is going to be within traveling distance in the near future, so I think I’ll go see it. I think it said it would also be possible to participate, which I think means get one of the blank sketchbooks they sell and then donating it to the project after filling it with art. Has anyone reading this done that? I know at least one artist I’ve seen on tumblr posted a link to such a book they did, but I forget who. Comments?

A really nicely done multimedia presentation. I especially like to see the large size picture while the video of the process goes on.

Reblogging for future study. Lengthy article on mixing greens in watercolors.

Very out of practice, trying to start doing something about that. Reference. India ink, Hunt 102 crowquill nib, on Fabriano Accademia, 2.5x3.5 inch ATC.

Very out of practice, trying to start doing something about that. Reference. India ink, Hunt 102 crowquill nib, on Fabriano Accademia, 2.5x3.5 inch ATC.

ghostflowerdreams:

The Roaring Twenties is a term sometimes used to refer to the 1920s in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, characterizing the decade’s distinctive cultural edge in New York City, Chicago, Paris, Berlin, London, Los Angeles and many other major cities during…

daniellimsketch:

The little brass box finally arrived after 8 months of waiting time from The Little Brass Box Company.
Left a significant dent in my pocket so I hope it will be put to good use. Soon. But I don’t know when.
Oh yeah.
#thelittlebrassboxcompany #palette # watercolor #box #england #madeinengland

These look like amazing field palettes, lots of options, I looked them up… but hoo boy they’re pretty expensive! Little Brass Box if you’re curious.

daniellimsketch:

The little brass box finally arrived after 8 months of waiting time from The Little Brass Box Company.

Left a significant dent in my pocket so I hope it will be put to good use. Soon. But I don’t know when.

Oh yeah.

#thelittlebrassboxcompany #palette # watercolor #box #england #madeinengland

These look like amazing field palettes, lots of options, I looked them up… but hoo boy they’re pretty expensive! Little Brass Box if you’re curious.

shoomlah:

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So my historical costuming resources list from 2011 was less than a page long- I’m not saying that I’ve learned a lot in the past three years, but this list is now sitting pretty at a solid nine pages. Whew. And people wonder why I want to redo this damn series.

This…

lewistrondheim:

Petit Rien au Québec 22

lewistrondheim:

Petit Rien au Québec 22

sargetsi:

Two-horned rhinoceros beetle. Eats nectar, sap, and fruit.

sargetsi:

Two-horned rhinoceros beetle. Eats nectar, sap, and fruit.