Category Archives: art

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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Why Not so Many Posts?

A mini-vacation to move and introduce kitties to Sammy… going well I might add!  Nose touching yesterday! A unique opportunity… A new website coming…. with a shop! So I am shaking things up a bit… and that takes computer time … Continue reading

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My Lino101 Book

I usually make study books, and this one was made in a little block print book that Tracey gave me — purr-fect for a block print memory of my first dive into the medium! This little book is a wrap-up … Continue reading

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Lino 101: First Day Out

I am taking Tracey Fletcher King’s Lino Printing 101. Today was my first day to play — I watched the videos through my fuzzy-headed cold/flu thang, and finally gave the carving a go in bed over a tray! Mitchell puts up … Continue reading

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