Category Archives: process

Tools: Review: Hahnemühle D and S Sketchbook

What is it about a new journal? I love the blank page — not one of those peeps who hates them. The Hahnemühle D & S Sketchbook (Draft and Sketch) is a new journal for me. I wanted to try … Continue reading

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Curry is Magic

A good meal feels like it can solve anything. Or maybe it is just the cooking and the smell of curry filling the house. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory … Continue reading

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USk: Walk in NW Portland

Late Spring walk in NW Portland; people are gardening! Passion-flowers, late daffys, lavender… seem a bit confused as we are having such strange weather! Had mom on my mind… Loving the Platinum Lavender Black ink, black with a touch of … Continue reading

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Sketching for Presentations: Pair of Louies

I created design sketches from images and samples, so that we could better talk with our client about ideas for her sofa pillows. These are fancy pillows and the colors are lovely rusty jewel tones with touches of green and … Continue reading

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Tools: My Watercolor Journal

So you’ve seen the back of this journal… my Ink Journal! Paints are in the front!  I wanted to see all the paints I own and the ones I no longer own! *yesh, i pass on paints i don’t like … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 1

I just keep the pen moving… Don’t think, just journal. Keeping this sketchbook at my work desk I remember little things all day… like the crazy stuff with the cats. Fifteen minutes for most of these, no thinking, just draw, … Continue reading

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New Journal: Hahnemühle DS Sketchbook

I’ve had this journal for a long time and as I am writing more I decided to give it a go! It is a draft and sketchbook, but of course I will push boundaries and eventually tell you what it … Continue reading

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