Category Archives: animals

Inktober 18, Turning Point Birthday

Mitchell always celebrates our happenings and events — As do I, never forgetting, finding ways even if money is tight! Cards from the cats (how do they get out to shop?), silly things that make each feel known to the … Continue reading

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Inktober, 6 Hari-Kitty in Terror Mode

He’s settling in nicely, but gets into terror modes, or tiger modes, where he rips through toys, cats, boxes, and gets into so much trouble… Maybe he is Trouble.  Or Terror. We’ve named him then it is not quite sticking.  … Continue reading

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VSW: Flamingos

Love me some Flamingos. Goes very well with that silly meme. If you want to join a virtual sketchwalk, all from pictures, come join us! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com … Continue reading

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Chinese Lion Guards

We get such interesting projects in the studio. These pocket-sized Chinese Lion Guards were beautiful after treatment. I drew her in De Atramentis Document Brown ink. After grisaille work in Lexington Grey ink, I began layering watercolors. Posting images taken … Continue reading

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VSW: Florida Trailer Park 2

This sketchwalk of trailer parks in Florida, some of which are now gone, was so much fun to draw! I had so little time but kept coming back, and sketching fast sketches , here adding shadow with diluted Lexington Grey … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project 2018: Pen and Ink, Week 4

This year’s theme: Pen & Ink This year my Sketchpack is to be all inked drawings with a bit of water to move ink color.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I always have a good time! Making it … Continue reading

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Whale Dream

I turned to speak with her and it appeared she was walking on water. Then I saw them, huge whales just under the surface of the water. They knew her, and were coming to say goodbye. I adore whales, and … Continue reading

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