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Sunday, April 15, 2012

April 8 in Roz's 2012 Fake Journal



Above: April 8 in the 2012 fake Journal. Click on the image to view an enlargement. Read below for details.

Transcript:
April 8, 2012 8 p.
The wind was strong today but I only saw that with the movement of the branches. I would have loved riding out even in a gale I think. I rode the trainer for two hours. The new television was delivered today. Two young men conversant with all the various auxiliary equipment and cables [came] able to make it all talk to each other. I have caught up on some of my TV viewing and am looking forward to watching the conclusion of "Great Expectations."
[Image caption] April 8, 2012 4:15 p. window #1 Tree heavily edited so I could get the fast moving clouds. The brilliance of the white at the edges on this side of the house was blindingly dazzling.

The journal is a 7 x 10 inch handmade journal containing Nideggen paper. The pen used is a Preppy fountain pen. The pencil used in the drawing is a Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer Watersoluble Colored Pencil and the sky is rendered with gouache.

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