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Wrap-up of One Week 100 People 2020

I sketched about thirty people this week. Amazing because I had one of the worst weeks ever in our business. Despite that, I achieved my goals for the challenge and actually had FUN sketching PEEPS!  YaY! Goals were: better likenesses; … Continue reading

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Grey Inks: Day Two of One Week 100 People 2020

I’ve always loved greys in their many forms, but grey inks hold a special fascination for me especially as I play with them with a waterbrush. Blue-greys, purple greys, green-greys leaning into muted greyed browns. Grey inks are better than … Continue reading

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Inky Thots: Birmingham Green Weenie

I was lucky enough to get a couple more Slag Greys before Nick and Josh announced their new line — and picked up some Bob Prince Green Weenie.  If you are inclined, they have a few more bottles of older … Continue reading

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VSW: Egypt, 2 Mosque of Ahmad ibn Tulun

View of the Mosque of Ahmad ibn TulunM from a photo by Evalyn Baker.  Mostly inks, Taccia Kuro and Birmingham Horus Wagner Infield Brown. The inks moved into each other and did all kind of strange separations in the shadow. … Continue reading

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USK: Sky at New Seasons Cedar Hills

Mitchell went to the dentist and I sat and had coffee at New Seasons before shopping.  The sky was talking to me: the calm before the downpour! I am sad about Birmingham not making Tarnished Nickel ink any more and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year of the Metal Rat!

YEAR OF THE METAL RAT! New decade, and the beginning of the Chinese Zodiac! Ink painting and notes in my new Hahnemühle 1584 Journal! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory … Continue reading

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Word Art: Trump

I’ve been playing with words in inks, layered into an abstract piece. moved by water and letting it go where it will. I’ll tell you a bit more about it as I move into it, but for now… The words … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, the Aftermath!

Here are the rest of the stars from my Hahnemühle ZigZag Accordian Journal!! Lamy Al-Star with Pilot’s beautiful Asa-Gao…. Jinhao 750 with Goulet 1.1 stub nib and Robert Oster’s changling Grey Seas ink. TWSBI Eco 1.1 with Robert Oster Midnight … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 31

I adore INKTOBER, and so it technically ends… but I have the rest of the Hahnemühle ZigZag Accordian Journal to finish!! Robert Oster lovely Blue Denin ink in my birthday turquoise Diplomat Aero! **INK case you missed it, this year, … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 30

I adore INKTOBER! A perfect beautiful grey-blue ink, Papier Plume‘s “the Blues” which I won — it is a special edition ink! In a Knox pen from Birmingham… which may not be available anymore. **INK case you missed it, this … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 29

I adore INKTOBER! A perfect blue, Monteverde Horizone Blue ink in my most lovely Pilot 3776 with a music nib! **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on illustration, and that class is requiring … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 28

I adore INKTOBER! A perfect blue, Monteverde Sapphire ink in a Moonman Wancai. **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on illustration, and that class is requiring a commitment for two months. I’m excited … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 27

I adore INKTOBER! A gift, this is  almost a purple, but then the blue wins out! Lamy Vista with Akkerman Nassaus Blauw 7 ink. BTW, as Halloweeeeen is around the corner, here is a myth-buster. **INK case you missed it, … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 26: Happy Happy Birthday Baby!

Happy Happy Birthday to my Loverman! Mitchell is brighter than all the stars in the sky! I adore INKTOBER! Mitchell and I both love this ink — we got it at the Pelikan Hub! Pelikan Star Ruby ink is gorgeous, … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 25

I adore INKTOBER! Birmingham Allegheny Observatory Celestial Blue ink is another great shading blue ink; here in a cheapy FPR Mufti. **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on illustration, and that class is requiring … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 24

I adore INKTOBER! Robert Oster Thunderstorm ink is a workhorse for sketching because I love the way it shades! Always in my Lamy Vista. **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on illustration, and … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 23

I adore INKTOBER! Maybe my all-time favorite blue ink, lovely shading: TWSBI Eco 1.1 with Robert Oster Australian Sky Blue. **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on illustration, and that class is requiring … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 22

I adore INKTOBER! FPR Himalayan with the Ultraflex niv shows off Robert Oster Blue Sea ink. Robert Oster creates inks for people who love the ocean! **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on … Continue reading

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