Category Archives: ink painting

Inks: SketchInks versus Super5

Just a quick review of SketchINKs versus Super5 inks… WATERPROOF! Not at all scientific as I’ve not bought ALL the SketchINKs and so cannot comment on them all… but in my limited experience with the two SketchINKs I have bought, … Continue reading

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AAA Los Angeles

AAA Los Angeles was always one of my favorite buildings. It was drawn with a FPR Himalayan with an ultra-flex nib in a smooth Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook with Robert Oster Graphite ink. I had lots of help smearing this from … Continue reading

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Depression and Politics

Listening to the Mueller testimony. I think posting this journal entry is appropriate today. This sketch is in Robert Oster Graphite ink. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Melon Tea

I LOVE complex colors — Inks (or watercolors) that are just a little unpredictable in that they change and do their own thing when touched by water! Some all it shading, but it rarely happens except in wide nibbed pens. … Continue reading

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Patrick’s Shells

My brother used to bring me shells. He knew what I LOVED. Several of the shells in this old scallop, and the scallop itself, came from him. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, … Continue reading

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Mitchell in His Twenties

Two pictures of Mitchell in his twenties made for good practice. One of him looking out over the Sierras… Another of him hamming for the camera (he didn’t smoke.) I am working in the Hahnemühle Cappuccino Sketchbook … dedicating it … Continue reading

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Eva

I sketched our tax gal… pretty good likeness! Edison Nouveau 1.1 stub nib with Pilot Kiri-same ink I am working in the Hahnemühle Cappuccino Sketchbook … dedicating it to People sketches! I did the 1Week100People. and decided to continue the … Continue reading

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