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Tools: My Favorite Travel Palette, Updated

Some of you may know that recently I thought I had lost my favorite travel palette. *heartbroken* Those who have a worn old tool you love will understand… All of it was replaceable, but I wanted my tool that started … Continue reading

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Inks: SketchInks versus Super5

Just a quick review of SketchINKs versus Super5 inks… WATERPROOF! Not at all scientific as I’ve not bought ALL the SketchINKs and so cannot comment on them all… but in my limited experience with the two SketchINKs I have bought, … Continue reading

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By My Desk

Still working with strange colors that has oddities from not-my-favorite palette! Opaque watercolors, and I have issues with those.   Still I like! I may try out the darker Burnt Tiger Eye (brown) I used here! To hear about classes, follow … Continue reading

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AAA Los Angeles

AAA Los Angeles was always one of my favorite buildings. It was drawn with a FPR Himalayan with an ultra-flex nib in a smooth Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook with Robert Oster Graphite ink. I had lots of help smearing this from … Continue reading

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VSW Elizabeth’s Photograph: Fink’s Farm Stand

Elizabeth Muether shared some fun images to the Virtual Sketchwalk group this month!  Loved this one…I lost my favorite travel palette, and pulled a strange palette that has oddities and worked with them for this image… some opaque watercolors, and … Continue reading

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Depression and Politics

Listening to the Mueller testimony. I think posting this journal entry is appropriate today. This sketch is in Robert Oster Graphite ink. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Melon Tea

I LOVE complex colors — Inks (or watercolors) that are just a little unpredictable in that they change and do their own thing when touched by water! Some all it shading, but it rarely happens except in wide nibbed pens. … Continue reading

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