A short journal to wish everyone well and to introduce what I am now doing, partly in a collab with my partner, using various skills and media. As stated in one of my recent deviation submissions, I am allowing a cursory peek into the book I am writing. I have decided to do this for three main reasons:
1: In these "stay-at-home" times, I thought it would be nice to pop up a few items that may pique people's interest and perhaps give some of you something else for a while including, hopefully, a little artisan eyecandy...a couple of quizzes and other stuff for peeps to do as they while away their isolation.... my partner and I have
My Friend Mort ~Mortsbeads (https://www.deviantart.com/mortsbeads) passed away on November 20th 2019.
I shall miss her terribly, her witty repartee, her amazing beadworks, her friendship and most of all, just being "Mort"
Always, always, always in my heart.
Some of her work:
BTW: I'm leaving this journal...and my page more or less the same until I update it at the end of thje year with new stuff, a finished book...we hope! etc. Until then : Best wishes to all and have a good year
AN ILLUSTRATED ARTICLE ON INK
IN 5 PARTS, WITH A GALLERY
1: First Encounters
Really!...I mean: c’mon guys! , who better to feature in a section on “Applied Ink”, than Bob Giadrosich, someone who has, as the “Strap-line” on all their DeviantART comments:
“I ink, therefore, I am!"
and: Favorite Characters: Calvin & Hobbes
Personal Quote: "Practice, practice, practice!"
(The old ones are...y'know...) And this so succinctly and with much humour sums up that very humour and intensity of this man insofar as his chosen vocation or: love? is concerned... (I mean profession...surely....