Category Archives: process

Inktober, 16 Four Sunflowers

Sunflowers make me sooo happy. They follow the sun, turning their faces upward and twisting to watch it. They are strong, never needing man-made support, a testimony to evolution. Their colors are brilliant and clear. Strength, clarity, ever hopeful, focusing … Continue reading

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Inktober, 13 DeNoble Farms

Dancing light started this watercolor on top of the inked drawing on this page of sketches. I had to add lavender for her. This little stack of pennies on the edge of a stoop I could not get out of … Continue reading

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Inktober, Dancing Light Lavender

She makes a great lip balm and essential oil. Passing her is always happy because her stall smells amazing and she is happy. I had to color her.  It was essential! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or … Continue reading

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Inktober, 11 Student Cellist

People are not my forte, but I keep doing them. Years of doing the graphic people in architectural drawings! I’ve taken to sketching buskers in the park. This is a student out to make a buck on the weekend. To … Continue reading

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Inktober, 10 Sunflower

I thought to add watercolor but may not… I like the linework! (Though the contrast of bright yellow and cobalt blue is enticing….).  To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is … Continue reading

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Inktober, 9 Red Hawthorn

I never noticed Hawthorns until we moved to Portland, though my Mom insists we grew up with them all around. Maybe the ocean was too dazzling for me to notice them. They are everywhere, and gorgeous!  Now I look for … Continue reading

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Inktober, 2 Dogwood

Dogwood always reminds me of my Grandmother, Lyle Genevieve, or Mimi, and driving through the mountains around Grass Valley area where their ranch was… Even though we see it all over Oregon it reminds me of the California mountains. I … Continue reading

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