Category Archives: watercolor

Inks in Depth: Sharing My Enthusiasm

This year I fell in love with ink painting. I’ve painted with inks for a time, and moved them about with water, but this year my heart really flipped over inks. Years ago I began with a swatch book of … Continue reading

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Peony, Young and Old

From young to old, fading… When the peonies are young they are firm and vibrant. So easy to fall in love with them. When they get older, and begin to fade, I love to watch the lessening of vitality. I … Continue reading

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1 Week 100 People, After, I Continue: 73-88

I am SO surprised, but after #1week100people I am choosing to draw more peeps… I’ve just never been interested in sketching people before! AND, I’m intent on finishing my Hahnemühle Cappuccino Sketchbook. So imagine my surprise when Sketchbook Skool’s Danny … Continue reading

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Brioche

Ink Painting, my favorite comfort food, BREAD! No better than a brioche! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. “I think … Continue reading

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Bother! Creativity, Depression, Doodling…

I hate it when I lose my mojo. I’ve been depressed as hell. My usual antidote is to write THAT paint THAT… In other words to use my juices to get through the blues — and if all else fails … Continue reading

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VSW: Bay Of Fires, Australia

Why do I always like them better cropped into squares!? One of the last images in my Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal… wobbly paper makes for a wobbly sky wash… cropped it is interesting, but larger looks like a bad wash!  Let’s … Continue reading

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Notre Dame

I started this Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal in April 2018. Last night I finished it processing the grief of the day, the grief of a year of sadness in many ways. Mitchell told me in the morning he had an alert … Continue reading

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