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Category Archives: collage
How-To: Simple Folded Journals
There are good online tutorials on fancy precise folded journals, with hard covers at each end and measured numbers. I can do THAT… BUT it takes a long time to be precise, and the journal becomes quite precious! I want … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, collage, creativity, handmade paper, journal, paper, process, sketchbook Tagged #artjournal, #artjournaling, #diy, #foldingjournal, #handmadefoldingjournal, #handmadejournal, #howto, #watercolorjournal 2 Comments
Mitchell says this abstract looks a bit bloody. That is what you get when you are in high anxiety over the dentist. BTW, this is not a phobia, but fear from past experiences in the hands of butchers. However, I … Continue reading
3d and 4th Collage Abstract
My third abstract collage… Mitchell likes but not me… Really wanted something else and it is overworked; I like the idea of writing and writing then moving the inks but like it best when some of the writing can be … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, collage, creativity, painting, sketchbook Tagged abstract, collage, Diamine Ancient Copper Ink, Diamine Regency Blue ink, Hahnemühle journal, handmade paper, Holbien, KWZ Foggy Green ink, Lamy Al-Star, moon, Nostalgie by Hahnemühle, Pilot Metropolitan Fountain Pen, sun 2 Comments
Second Teabag Abstract
My second abstract teabag art… With bits of both my and other people’s handmade papers. They are so tiny and fun… ☾ Nostalgie by Hahnemühle Sketch Book Journal, teabags, various papers, Platinum Carbon pen, Holbein watercolor. ©D. Katie Powell. My … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, collage, creativity, painting, sketchbook Tagged Hahnemühle journal, handmade paper, Holbien, Nostalgie by Hahnemühle, Platinum Carbon pen, teabags 6 Comments
Mix-It Monthly, Pia Rom’s Challenge
Pia Rom is doing a Challenge called Mix-It Monthly. Nice that it is a once a month challenge, so don’t be afraid to commit! This month is was all about Maps! I am showing Laguna Heart, a paper heart I … Continue reading
Posted in challenge, collage, handmade paper, memory Tagged maps, Mix-it Monthly, Pia Rom 8 Comments
T is for Texture: A-to-Z Challenge
Where would we be without texture? Click on the details and look at the texture, not the color. I am now agreeing to the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International License, which you can learn more about by visiting the … Continue reading
Posted in acrylic, collage, graphite, handmade paper, painting, pencil Tagged texture 4 Comments
R is for Repurposing: A-to-A Challenge
I stumbled on this and after starting, thought, why not do it as a mini class? A friend sent me a fridge magnet, and while I was popping it onto our fridge, I realized we had a couple of old … Continue reading
Posted in acrylic, art, class, collage, creativity, handmade paper, painting, process Tagged craft, fish, Golden Acrylic Paints, horse, magnets, Pitt pens, recycle, repurpose, upcycle 8 Comments