Category Archives: animals

Toilet Time

Our Morning Rituals are important. To Her too! 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 not….” Me… why I … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas Journal, Cat Memories

At the end of 2016 I made a commitment to finishing off wayward abandoned journals. I’ve made great headway in that, with only a couple to go. The Bright Ideas Journal isn’t one of them, Though I picked it up … Continue reading

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Jai’s Death

I’ve had a pencil sketch of Jai in my moleskin for two years. I sketched it from one of the last pictures we took of him. I penciled it just after he died, and I’ve been unable to finish it. … Continue reading

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Painting Savitri

I often see this face when I am just waking up… She finds ways to get up over my head and stare down… A cheery cheery face. Painting Savitri is pushing me to learn and experiment, especially when it comes … Continue reading

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Squirrelly Savitri

She gets into goofy moods and has her way with my Uggs. When she has had her head in my boots for awhile she looks a bit like she is on drugs… same as with my out-of-the-box wool slippers! Wool … Continue reading

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Seahorse Tea Infuser

I’ve looked around NW Portland stores for a great tea infuser. I bought one with some tea and while it might be good, it either doesn’t fit my teapot, is not great as a cup infuser, and it doesn’t clean … Continue reading

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Ganesha and Matteo Grilli’s Paints

Sometimes I try small handmade paint companies. I took a chance on Aussie painter and paintmaker MatteoGrilliArt handmade paints! and liked his so much I ordered more! LOOK AT THOSE COLORS!!!! Intense pigment, beautiful, not as creamy smooth as a … Continue reading

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