Archive | October 2015

Inktober -October 27-31, 2015

Inktober, October 16-24, 2015

Inktober October 10-15, 2015

Inktober–October 4-9, 2015

The month had begun when I learned about the Inktober initiative.  The idea is to draw with ink and then share on the Internet. Here are my first week’s attempts: These are all small drawings, nib and India ink or encre sanguine for the red one.  I am trying to learn how to use cross […]


I prepared some plums for jam, cutting them in half and covering them with sugar overnight. The next day when I lifted the lid, I saw a brown mass, not very appetizing. As I heated and stirred, the mixture was transformed, changing to yellow then red, a beautiful crystalline transparent crimson. The transformation amazed me […]