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Rona on Grey, Homeless Man

He’s back! The homeless man who lives in our studio neighborhood has been missing, but we finally heard his screaming *&#$@* so he’s not dead! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Stuck

Finally friends are discussing losing their mojo. From my journal, above: “I’ve lost my mojo several times and had no will to sketch… The horror or uncertainty of our future, a sort of “why bother?” When the USA’s future seems … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Rain

If only the rain would wash away this virus. To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. “I think not….” Me… … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Lewisia

Lewisia from an image by Cynthia… Ink-painting with Robert Oster inks: Sushi and Green Lime and Glistening Orange Rumble! Flower named after Lewis, of Lewis and Clark… I love new ink days! No No No NO!! To hear about classes, … Continue reading

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VSW: Singapore Buddha

Virtual Sketchwalk image of Singapore Buddha provided by Jill Bartos: THANK YOU! I thought he might stay an inky sketch… NOPE! I had to add color… I love color! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check … Continue reading

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SoCS: Take A Dose

I  journal mornings with stream of consciousness exercises, and participate in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday  whenever I have time.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art!  You … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Mixer

Love my fire engine red mixer! Ink painting with Pelikan Black ink and Robert Oster Fire Engine Red ink and Noodler’s Lexington Grey Ink. To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken from Carman Ranch! A total gift to be delivered from the ranch… humanely raised and killed, this meets our requirements so it was a lovely break from beans and rice. And of course, the end of the bits … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, the Gurls

I never use the bathroom alone now… One of the girls runs when they hear me in there — before I can even shut the door. Izzee with toys stashed IN the bathroom… I try to talk to them about … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Dance!

Depression’s antidote?  Dance!  Music! You may notice I’ve been adding to my posts with songs at the bottom… I’ve bee playing loud rock and roll while I worked this week and last — Helps me not get too down… layers … Continue reading

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VSW: Koh Samui Thailand

Virtual Sketchwalk from images provided by Jill Bartos of Koh Samui Thailand: I miss palm trees.  Home home home! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than … Continue reading

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SoCS: Valentine Lights

I  journal mornings with stream of consciousness exercises, and participate in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday  whenever I have time.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art!  You … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Blue Cheese and Apple Gouda Sausage Quiche

Mitchell had an idea for a quiche flavor… So when the six dozen eggs were delivered (I had not ordered) I had to use some of them up — and quiches make for nice fast studio dinners when we are … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Andouille Sausage Quiche

Heavenly smokey spicy quiche! Andouille Sausage makes a wonderful yummy quiche! I bought it to make a jambalaya but never got around to it and so, had these humanely raised sausages in the freezer. The heat from both Poblano and … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Maida Hatter’s Aspen Bars

Did you know you can write on the inside of an Alter Eco wrapper? Tipped in this wrapper…. things we miss! Then I could also use it as a painting surface! These bars are almost too sweet for me. Butter … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Surprise Fudge

Mitchell loves fudge… While I was doing all this cooking, I surprised him with an experimental fudge. I used four Altar Eco Deep Dark Salted Burnt Caramel Chocolate bars in place of the bag of chocolate chips! It melted easily … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Groceries

omigoddess, groceries!! Mitchell and I shopping together is like a date… It is one of life’s real pleasures, especially at the farmer’s markets. We were ready and able to go without fresh veggies and fruits, live off canned items and … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Music

Yes, I am feeling depression often… So many are — and we do many things to help it leave! Vitamin D in the Pacific Northwest — Not too much sugar! But music is the best — clears out sluggish energy. … Continue reading

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