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Both Yaman and Savitri watch birds; the studio windows are by far the best bird watching windows because we can see murders of crows, flocks of gulls, smaller birds, and the occasional antics of a bluejay family. We’ve also seen … Continue reading
My sweetie brings me sunflowers, my favorite! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. “I think not….” Me… why I journal! … Continue reading
A couple of Tennessee Williams quotes hit me in the heart and I decided to do a sketch of Tennessee Williams. *gasp… the 100 peeps in 1 week got to me* “Try to matter. Try to care and never be … Continue reading
The Sacré-Cœur Basilica from a great distance. 20-minutes sketch… Maybe I need to set timers more often. It really loosens me up! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more … Continue reading
Mitchell brought me early sunflowers to cheer me; I love sketching their cheery faces! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. … Continue reading
I started this Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal in April 2018. Last night I finished it processing the grief of the day, the grief of a year of sadness in many ways. Mitchell told me in the morning he had an alert … Continue reading
Following on the discussion I was having about how other creatives shape our art, recently an urban sketcher was reiterating how it is not right to ink at the location and add colors later… the colors are not true from … Continue reading
Disclaimer: This is not a Marie Kondo post… I’ve always been pretty good about giving up things I don’t use or that don’t fit. Where I’ve been slow is a few precious things that are memories of another me, a … Continue reading
Mmmm, beaches, a good thing to want to visit when you are in Portland in January! Beautiful photos from Demi Kalfa! Cheery flowers all by themselves…… Finished pages! Photos used with permission as reference are from Demi Kalfa! Thank you! … Continue reading
This sketchwalk of Kythira, Greece is from beautiful photos from Demi Kalfa! The blues fill my heart and eyes and spirit… They take me home! I want to live right here… Photos used with permission as reference are from Demi … Continue reading
So our last try at moving the carousel into our studio was thwarted: Our main moving guy, one we trust, fractured his ankle. We have deadlines, so are scheduled for the move again tomorrow! Mitchell moved a few items two … Continue reading
One of our favorite meals, I make this every week. it starts as a roast chicken, and then becomes curry burritos I freeze for lunches or dinners later on. We buy Smart Chicken, which, even when not organic, is Non-GMO … Continue reading
I keep working on various things that came from my mom’s house. I am amazed this spice rack made it through 60 years intact. *okay, i notice some glued bits* I can imagine my brother as a little kid buying … Continue reading
Mmmmm, this summer the organic artichokes were amazing. We had them every week! This is one of those tests of soul-mate compatibility: Are you a hot butter or a Mayo person? (NO Miracle Whip!) My ink-only sketch was too fuzzy … Continue reading
I am so happy to be chosen to be a Da Vinci Watercolors Trio Artist! Quinacridone Gold, Alizarin Crimson and Sap Green create Katie’s Monterey Trio. Da Vinci Paint packages their NEW 8ml Vegan tubes to highlight great watercolors in … Continue reading
Changes in my travel palette! Autumn I tend to clean more than spring, and reorder… Getting ready for painting season, as I like to paint outdoors more in the months that are not HOT. In Spring I tried the double … Continue reading
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