Dan’s Squirrels

Commissions are harder because I have a happy outcome in mind.
I can see the person who the piece is for and see that smiling face and…
My Monkey Mind Critic kicks in…

Black animals are the hardest…. black cats, black dogs, black squirrels.
My steps, from line to ink (grisaille and brunaille) to watercolor:

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 ©D. Katie Powell.
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About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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5 Responses to Dan’s Squirrels

  1. Dan Antion says:

    I realized that I hadn’t commented out here. I’ve been trying to hide my steps, in case my wife sees responses to comments or likes and wonders why people are talking about squirrels. I think this came out very nice. I can’t imagine how hard this was. These little guys are even hard to photograph.

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  3. Aquileana says:

    These squirrels are adorable! ❣💌You are very talented

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