California Tiles

I love watercolors with tobacco ink…

These are mostly my new Da Vinci watercolors sparkling,
running,
mimicking the lovely California tile glazes…
 I love working with California painted furniture.
California tiles take me home, to open houses and arched doorways
and colorful places for bare feet to walk upon.
This time of year the beaches are quiet, the tourists gone,
the sunsets spectacular, and Catalina Island can usually be
seen as if it is close enough to touch!

Working on them is inspiring me to paint tiles…
and tile-like mandalas!

*BTW, thanks to the un-requested up date from Mozilla Firefox my browser froze yet again and this time I lost the rest of my writing.  Those of you who trust Mozilla, as I have, for years, think twice before you update.  They bombed my Mac.*

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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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