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Inktober, 21 Galley Sunflower

We had Sunflowers whose stems were not standing up tall. I popped them into smaller vases and spread their cheer throughout the studio. One place was in front of the many-colored Fiesta-ware plates in our studio galley. Middle-of-the-night. To hear … Continue reading

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Inktober, 20 Diwali, Festival of Lights

Happy Diwali, of course done the eve of not today! Auspiciously, I filled the last available page in my journal on Diwali Eve with this prayer for Diwali; I opened my next journal the next morning. We light the candles, … Continue reading

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Inktober, 19 Workers

Diamine Ancient Copper ink sketch out the studio window… They seem to be always working and never getting anything done… For years! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new and improved dkatiepowellart.com and sign … Continue reading

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Inktober, 18 Berkey & Gay Chair

This is a detail from a Berkey & Gay chair, once part of the historic Hahn House. My challenge was to paint the chair detail in ink only — for Inktober — and I did, using two of my favorites, … Continue reading

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Inktober, Cherished Blogfest 2017

I’ve been remiss about the Cherished Blogfest this year but it must have been in the air because I have company!  It has been extended, and so, here is my entry… AND YOU HAVE TIME TO WRITE ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE … Continue reading

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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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