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Fish of the Reef !

Sketching at the National Museum of Natural History- Day 20/31 – #WorldWatercolorMonth A trip to D.C. always entails a quick stop at a museum or two on the way back, and this time I had an hour to spare and decided … Continue reading

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Bijin ōkubi-e – Utamaro

Day7/31 – #WorldWatercolorMonth.  Another sketch at the Sackler gallery of ‘Inventing Utamaro’ exhibit. I’m really loving this artist’s ability to portray the image of women with sensitivity and a certain vulnerability. Each one of his okubi-e paintings is different and … Continue reading

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