Category Archives: Booby Gurl

New Moon: Sharing Macauley

Quiet today, new moon dreaming. A feast for your mind, architectural drawing.

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Full Moon Prayers

This last SuperMoon I set the day aside to look at intentions and directions. Too many opportunities are not always good, and can dilute the path. Making choices are important, even if you change your mind. The boat can’t be … Continue reading

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Reflecting on an Anniversary: Watercolor Sketching

Two years ago I started moving away from large acrylics on canvas (above left) or small acrylics on my hand-made paper (above right). I wanted to paint again, in a smaller space, and so, thought to try watercolors and shellac … Continue reading

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Tools: Water-Brushes and Pigmented Brushes

I don’t use water brushes except in two places — I keep them by the side of the bed (I am an insomniac, so also have a sketch pad and travel watercolors) and when in the field. Don’t forget, these … Continue reading

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How Did I Get This Age?

When did this happen? When I look in the mirror I expect to see the thirty-ish woman and do not know the face looking back at me. I expect to see the naked body of my forties and do not … Continue reading

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Emotional Moonth Art Journal(Reposting)

This is one of the older posts from my other blog that I wanted here on D.Katie Powell Art. It was a pivotal moment regarding various choices to teach in cyberspace. It happened in November, and so is a bit … Continue reading

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She Sings Gratitude

My last tree of the season.  I had fun with my made-up trees; our cats had fun with their undecorated tree! She sings gratitude for her good fortune and prays for those in need. ☾ Aquabee Super Deluxe 9×9-inch (of … Continue reading

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A Look Back at This Moonth

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on Lunar Moondae:
This moonth was an unplanned painting of what is happening as I design the class on journaling with the lunar cycles.  I wrote less, and painted more, my little gurl as she moved through the…

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Booby Gurl is Coming Home to D.Katie Powell Art

I’ve made a hard decision during this Dark-of-the-Moon.  Previously I set up a second blog that was dedicated to my love of working with Lunar energy. Lunar Moondae was also home to my Booby Gurl images.  After a great deal … Continue reading

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Waking Early to Crescent Moon

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I woke at 5am to lok for the crescent moon. Traces of sunlight in a lapis blue sky at one end of the view; but cloud cover hid her over the mountain where I expected…

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75 Day Challenge: 48 To 57

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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75 Day Challenge: Gads what day??? 41!

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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75-Day Sketch Challenge: Days 1- 8

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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