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UTAH: Articulated Animal Workshop at Huntsman Cancer Institute

Ken Crossley at EngAGE Utah made it possible for me to come back to Utah and do a couple of workshops at Huntsman Cancer Institute last week. These pictures were from Making Animal Friends, a workshop to make large articulated paper animals. … Continue reading

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Gobolinks

A fellow inkblot enthusiast asked me recently if I had heard of Gobolinks, and I was amazed the find that I didn’t know anything about this book, originally written and illustrated in 1896 by Ruth McEnery Stuart and Albert Bigelow Paine. … Continue reading

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Inkblot Review at The Curriculum Choice

Stephanie Harrington at The Curriculum Choice wrote such a nice review of Inkblot. Thanks Stephanie! Click on the link below and check out some of the great inkblots she made with her kids: http://www.thecurriculumchoice.com/2014/01/inkblot-margaret-peot/             … Continue reading

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Inkblot In Stock in Time for the Holidays

Inkblot: Drip, Splat and Squish Your Way to Creativity is in stock at Amazon  (http://www.amazon.com/Inkblot-Drip-Splat-Squish-Creativity/dp/159078720X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386639736&sr=8-1&keywords=inkblot), Barnes and Noble (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/inkblot-margaret-peot/1029549909?ean=9781590787205), and other indie book sellers, just in time for holiday giving. Spend the holidays making inkblots and drawing into them with … Continue reading

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Ink Blowing in a Sketchbook

  I had a bunch of ink that I inherited from my friend Frank and decided to play around with some of the colors–some so old I had never even seen them before. This is a large Moleskine sketchbook, landscape … Continue reading

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Seguy, Pochoir and Cicadas

I have been thinking about cicadas recently, as the eastern seaboard is soon to get a visit from our set of cicadas who come and sing in the trees every seventeen years.  They are intimidatingly large, and make a crazily … Continue reading

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What I Saw on my Way to the Park

In the slate, on the way to the park–this one almost didn’t need me to print out the picture and draw into it–can you see the dog and his ball? The morning light glanced across the surface of the slate … Continue reading

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Creatures in the Sidewalk

This baby dragon was easy to see. I have walked over him a hundred times–a thousand times! But I never saw him before this week. Again, I took his picture, brought it home and printed it out onto Rives BFK, … Continue reading

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Face in the Slate

On a morning walk to Ft Tryon Park in upper Manhattan, the beautiful blue slate around Margaret Corbin Circle began to reveal its secrets! I took pictures, printed them out, and drew into them (lest anyone think I have started … Continue reading

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Roundtable for Kids: Book review

Bob Walch reviews Inkblot for the Roundtable Reviews–books for kids, teens and tweens: “Margaret Peot not only illustrates how inkblots can be a source of artistic inspiration but also how they can take an individual’s creativity to new heights…This hands-on … Continue reading

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