painting: German pointer (04/26/2018)

These were painted as a commission, and have gone on to the recipient now so  can share without ruining the surprise. If I talked about color choices, I’d have to say this one surprised me how it came together. Sometimes colors just work–sometimes they don’t. The mint green here I think worked wonderfully–it’s value rangeContinue reading “painting: German pointer (04/26/2018)”

MSPT: a Japanese knot bag

I’ve wanted to make one of these since the first time I saw one. And then several years passed, and finally there are loads of tutorials on youtube. Boy, is this a simple bag. First, I wanted to test my hexi skills, so gave those a go. All hand-sewing and a lot of ironing, butContinue reading “MSPT: a Japanese knot bag”