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Inktober, 9 Red Hawthorn

I never noticed Hawthorns until we moved to Portland, though my Mom insists we grew up with them all around. Maybe the ocean was too dazzling for me to notice them. They are everywhere, and gorgeous!  Now I look for … Continue reading

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Inktober, 7 Palm Window

I don’t know where I caught the snippet of a poem which was a song not a poem but it has rolled around in my head for weeks, these few lines: “Now that I’ve worn out I’ve worn out the … Continue reading

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Inktober, 6 Purple Posies

These lovely purple daisies, a ground-cover, also found on our walk to breakfast… so sweet, hardy, covering an entire small yard of a painted lady.  To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com … Continue reading

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Tools: Viviva Colorsheets and Hello Inktober

Viviva is a new watercolor “sheet” out of India. I bought them through their Indiegogo campaign. Watercolor sheets are meant to travel with a waterbrush, so that you simply touch the wet brush to the colored paper and the color … Continue reading

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When Palms are Bad

This one is simply overworked.  It doesn’t have the feeling of air coming through the palm leaves.  I am okay with the ocean, flowers, etc. This should have been beautiful… Randy Boyd’s photo was gorgeous! I tried it again….. In … Continue reading

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Alizarin Gladioli

Middle-of-the-night, deep inky-maroon gladioli challenged me! The Da Vinci Alizarin Crimson is semi-transparent, but the secondary top color had to be quite opaque, and i don’t like nor work well with opaque paints. I painted them in my Nostalgie journal, … Continue reading

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Peach Glads

Can you spot the mistake? (I corrected it by now….) Middle-of-the-night, I took on the peach gladioli Mitchell gave me earlier in the week. I tried one of the new DaVinci watercolors, Rose Dore, a quinacridone paint. Such a pretty … Continue reading

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