Category Archives: architecture

VSW: Sleeping Beauty’s Castle

In our Virtual Sketchwalk group we are walking Disneyland — and many of the pics I found are from the Orange County archives from 1959. For me, Disneyland has many phases of memories. In grades 7-12 in So cal, if … Continue reading

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USk: Quimby UHaul

Every time I am sitting under the 405 freeway waiting to pick up Mitchell at UHaul, I think about trying to sketch the freeway overhead.  ARGH!  Not easy… So my first page was the drawing above… I usually sit facing … Continue reading

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AAA Los Angeles

AAA Los Angeles was always one of my favorite buildings. It was drawn with a FPR Himalayan with an ultra-flex nib in a smooth Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook with Robert Oster Graphite ink. I had lots of help smearing this from … Continue reading

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Depression and Politics

Listening to the Mueller testimony. I think posting this journal entry is appropriate today. This sketch is in Robert Oster Graphite ink. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Melon Tea

I LOVE complex colors — Inks (or watercolors) that are just a little unpredictable in that they change and do their own thing when touched by water! Some all it shading, but it rarely happens except in wide nibbed pens. … Continue reading

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VSW: Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Paris

The Sacré-Cœur Basilica from a great distance. 20-minutes sketch… Maybe I need to set timers more often. It really loosens me up! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more … Continue reading

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VSW: Fruit de Trou de Cul

A sketch after the photo by JC Merryman. Robert Oster Aussie Brown ink. So much ink is laid into the middle it is actually raised! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com … Continue reading

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