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What do you do when you are living under oppression and you have things to say but you are living in fear? Not little fear, but cataclysmic fear? For the first time in your life? I wrote this and got … Continue reading
She wasn’t a perfect mom, but I was broken hearted about how she was treated, her confusion when losing her memory, and the family dynamics. I could not share that with my biological family. Shut up stupid. When you keep … Continue reading
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
This year I fell in love with ink painting. I’ve painted with inks for a time, and moved them about with water, but this year my heart really flipped over inks. Years ago I began with a swatch book of … 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
I love to paint with ink samples, and Inktober is a good time to experiment. Even inks I don’t want to buy can make fun painting inks! And yes, the Jantzen Beach Carousel Horses are coming to our studio soon, … Continue reading
In preparation for Inktober, I am reviewing inks. As always, these posts are about my relationship with inks, and is not definitive. *peeps, a bit of advice, especially if you are not made of money and have to budget: look … Continue reading
Finally moved from the postcards to the Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal and got serious about these quilt studies. Seems I love painting them! Maybe I’ll do many squares to sell! This one didn’t turn out quite as well as I’d liked… … Continue reading
A good meal feels like it can solve anything. Or maybe it is just the cooking and the smell of curry filling the house. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory … Continue reading
I used to drive by the Witch’s House in West Los Angeles, or Spadena House, and wish they’d take care of it. Nice that finally someone has… And you can see inside at what he’s done with it! I used … Continue reading
Middle of the night Shells; ink and watercolor. 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 … Continue reading
I love watercolors with tobacco ink… These are mostly my new Da Vinci watercolors sparkling, running, mimicking the lovely California tile glazes… I love working with California painted furniture. California tiles take me home, to open houses and arched doorways … Continue reading
Okay I’ve hung on to this long enough and need to get over it all. I will share my first test teaching vlog with my fellow artist peeps. It is about ink+ watercolor painting, shown on a Hahnemühle Post Card, … Continue reading