Category Archives: art journal

VSW: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Australia

I almost always use a  light watercolor pencil to give me guidelines before I ink! I cannot imagine why anyone would tell anyone NOT to do so unless you only have a couple of minutes to get an image down… … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Kick-Back

After the month we’ve had, when Valentine’s Day came around all we wanted to do was completely veg out and not see a single human being except each other all day! We also didn’t want to mess with our bodies … 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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California Poppy

*home home home* Nothing quite says home like the flowers I used to see in spring in California! Behold the California Poppy! *i think i gave her a bit of an art nouveau feel* To hear about classes, follow me … Continue reading

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Shells

Middle of the night Shells; ink and watercolor. 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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Pink and Orange Posies

New Nostalgie Journal… at the new moon I played with pen and a wet brush and moved the Nemosine inks around… After they dried I added watercolor to deepen. Made up flowers are posies!  I try to do SOMETHING daily! … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project: My Prayer for our Ocean

Last night I mailed in my submission to the Sketchbook Project, the project out of Brooklyn whereby people from all over the world buy a small sketchbook, fill it, choose to have it imaged or not, and it becomes part … Continue reading

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