Category Archives: art

Rooked

My second pen show (way back in summer) was a lesson in buyer beware. Last time, my virgin voyage, I had great luck and was gifted (Mitchell bought it for me) with the loveliest Jinhao, made better with tweaks and … Continue reading

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My other job….

I am also a conservator, and we have the charge to recreate the first flag of the State of Washington.  I will be creating the painted medallion on the flag, and doing the hand stitching (endless), and Mitchell is recreating … Continue reading

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WATWB: Longreads Candace Rardon

A celebration of creativity to lift us. One thing that I think soothes the soul is taking the time to drop into something wonderful and say “ah!” We are all searching for “home”.  It is not 500 words (oops) but … Continue reading

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Sketches toward the commission

I work a couple of sketches similar to the commissioned pieces. trying strokes for leaves, sky variations, whatever I need to play with! The two small studies of bungalows in NW Portland (below) turned out okay for test subjects!! They … Continue reading

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Walnut Park, Portland, Oregon Commission

A commission to create a painting from photographs for an intern leaving for the next leg of her journey landed on my desk. I typically work on several images at the same time; it relieves the pressure in case one … Continue reading

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NEW dkatiepowellart.com Site!

New dkatiepowellart.com site is up and running! This is far improved from my old site in that it is easier to  negotiate buying and selling of originals and prints on my own site (once I get the kinks worked out), … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, 5

A second image of Randy’s Gardenia created during the video. Terry Phillips’ Morning Glories climbing her bird feeder, showing a bit of the layering process from ink to finish. Hahnemühle makes a longer post card, which I played with above. … Continue reading

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