Category Archives: painting

VSW: Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Paris

The Sacré-Cœur Basilica from a great distance. 20-minutes sketch… Maybe I need to set timers more often. It really loosens me up! 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 Thunderstorm

Robert Oster comes in 50ml plastic bottles that are environmentally friendly. They can be tippy, so I usually put them in a more solid container to decant.  All my pens fit easily into the bottle opening to fill. I have … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon

Fast ink sketch of Rosh Chodesh, the first night we saw the crescent moon. All those colors came out of Robert Oster Thunderstorm ink! I am still finding the ink to have a life of it’s own… so the idea … Continue reading

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VSW: Fruit de Trou de Cul

A sketch after the photo by JC Merryman. Robert Oster Aussie Brown ink. So much ink is laid into the middle it is actually raised! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com … Continue reading

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Preserving Our Small Art Stores

I support our local small art stores 99% of the time; This week reminded me of WHY I shop small business, and why YOU SHOULD TOO. I have used Golden Gesso many times in my life, but never paid attention … Continue reading

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VSW: Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Paris

I managed to squeeze in a sketch of the Sacré-Cœur Basilica.  I love this beautiful church, quite different from other churches in Paris.  It was designed by architect Paul Abadie. I’ve been in search for another great brown ink, my … Continue reading

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Journal Editing

I was just talking about how I have to edit, and here is a journal entry which I can’t post… with a quickie sketch of a polychrome chair I am working on this weekend. This sketch is in Robert Oster … Continue reading

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