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VSW: Pittock Mansion, Detail Stonework

Ink and watercolor.  Detail. 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… why I journal! Hahnemühle Watercolour … Continue reading

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Tools: Beauregarde From Birmingham

I wanted this pen for a long time. Stunned by it’s simple beauty and clear drenched color, I waited for over a year. I was not seduced by other pens in similar colors… Then when it became available, I could … Continue reading

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VSW: Pittock Mansion, West Bedroom

What do you do with a really bad drawing in your nice new art journal? I started this on a day of talking and talking and a little sketching with an art friend. We went to the Pittock Mansion to … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 12, Van Gogh Museum

I love this small museum.  Shows how modern buildings made of glass and stone can be sensitive and beautiful and welcoming.  I’d love to visit.  From a Google image. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 10, Windmills

Remember how I thought I was done with my inky version of the windmill? FPR Jaipur with Blackstone Brown Boronia ink. Thanks to Brian Thompstone for the image. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my … 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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VSW: Amsterdam 8, Damrak Passage

Just for Inktober, started with a brown waterproof ink…. I think if I were a little kid I might be a little scared of this guy! And yes, it made me think of the famous scene with Audrey Hepburn and … Continue reading

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Inktober 2019, 21

I adore INKTOBER! Pilot Metropolitan with Robert Oster Torquay ink was one of the first turquoise inks I bought…. Nobody does blues better than Robert Oster. **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on … Continue reading

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