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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

SoCS: Strain

I  journal and do morning stream of consciousness exercises, and I’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art! You can … Continue reading

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New Journal: Healing

I love it when my new journal begins on the New Moon. I start each new journal out with a deity image. What deity symbol could be more appropriate than the symbol for the Great Mother herself, the lovely spiraling … Continue reading

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Tazzie View, Process Ink Painting

*Note: I hit publish by accident, and wouldntyaknowit no spelling errors so ask me if something doesn’t make sense!!!* No time for watercolors and an abundance of new inks led me in a new direction. Some were samples… yummy to … Continue reading

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Brioche

Ink Painting, my favorite comfort food, BREAD! No better than a brioche! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. “I think … Continue reading

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VSW: Notre Dame, 2

I have NO time, and yet want to keep my hand in the game. I am really trying to do fast sketches… no pencil on this one I used a Lamy Al-Star with Robert Oster Graphite ink. I dropped in … Continue reading

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VSW: Notre Dame

Many peeps from Virtual Sketchwalk (Facebook group) are having a bit of a nutty right now. It has to do with a Paris walk, and wanting to try Notre Dame, and being a bit overwhelmed!  It is a complex building, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Tulips Mitchell

I have a Jinhao that came with a purchase and the nib was swapped out — Lovely writer with the JOWO nib. Filled it with Super5 Darmstadt, which has never had its own pen. It is now my always-gotta-have-it pen! … Continue reading

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