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USK: My Birthday Pen Changed…

I returned my red Karas Kustom pen — I didn’t like the stub nib on their pen, and I love stubs so back it went. This is the new pen that Mitchell bought me to replace it. Edison Nouveau Tequila … Continue reading

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USK: The Old Police Stable

I love the old buildings of Portland. I am sorry that the developers here do not have the ingenuity of the California developers, especially in the Bay Area or Cannery Row, where they saw how some of the history would … Continue reading

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September Art Journaling

I’ve seen variations of this several times with dogs and tried to do one on cats… and as I was doing this the actual poem came to me, and I went to find it in an old journal! Giving the … Continue reading

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Lindsey Graham

I was so upset when I did this I could hardly letter. Lindsey Graham said, direct quote, “You are supposed to be Bill Cosby when you are a Junior and Senior in Hag School!” When I heard that I could … Continue reading

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USk: Water Towers

I’ve been getting my pens in shape for Inktober. I had received a Goulet nib in the mail and was out sketching the water tower in NE Portland… The dang Conklin nib is sooooo awful, I switched it between sketches. … Continue reading

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USk: Broadway Bridge

Traffic has a few good points… I added watercolor later, and after I bought a couple of new colors. I swear I am never ever going to be seduced by a Daniel Smith color name again. “Burgundy Yellow Ochre”??? I … Continue reading

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VSW: Flamingos

Love me some Flamingos. Goes very well with that silly meme. If you want to join a virtual sketchwalk, all from pictures, come join us! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com … Continue reading

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