Tag Archives: Diamine Ink

Nostalgie Book 2017

I did more experimentation in this book than any other to date. I also went back to my 40-year-old habit of writing and sketching… Been doing that since boring architectural history classes. I am sorry but had to leave a … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, creativity, drawing, ink painting, journal, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, urban sketchers, virtual sketching, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Abstract Word Four

More words…. Fluid Cold Press papers, shellac, Lamy Al-Star with Diamine ink (blue), Golden acrylics.         ©D. Katie Powell. My images/blog posts may be reposted; please link back  to dkatiepowellart. ☾ As my Patreon supporter, you will have access to some … Continue reading

Posted in acrylic, ink painting, pen & ink, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Using up my Falling-apart Pentallic

Pentalic replaced this falling apart journal, and I am trying to get through it because it continues to break open at new places.  I want the new year to be free of breaking journals! Middle of the night QUICK sketches… … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, drawing, ink painting, journal, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, virtual sketching, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Tools: Grey Inks for Grisaille

“Grisaille (/ɡrᵻˈzaɪ/ or /ɡrᵻˈzeɪl/; French: gris [ɡʁizaj] ‘grey’) is a term for a painting executed entirely in shades of grey or of another neutral greyish colour… A grisaille may be executed for its own sake, [or] as underpainting … working … Continue reading

Posted in color, pen & ink, review, tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Karla’s Chair after Treatment

Shared the before picture of Sammy on Karla’s chair yesterday… We (MPF Conservation) took the lovely old chair apart, repaired the frame joints, rebuilt the innards using the original parts, and reupholstered it in the loveliest fabric. Sammy was not … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, furniture, journal, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, virtual sketching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

VSW: “Red” Barn

An image from the Virtual Sketchwalk group (gads I cannot remember whose someone remind me and I will correct) done in mostly ink.  I tried to work wet-on-wet with the inks, so they moved a bit… I pulled the inks … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, art journal, landscape, pen & ink, virtual sketching, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

San Louis Obispo Wine Fields

Another “urban” sketch of wine fields around the central California area. I created a loose pencil sketch, and came in hard with pencil for shadow in the vineyards. No pen work. I was able to use my new KWZ Foggy … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, challenge, drawing, landscape, memory, pen & ink, pencil, urban sketchers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments