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1584 by Hahnemühle, Journal, Review

The new “1584 by Hahnemühle” notebook was sent to me for review by Hahnemühle. I am both a fountain pen user and daily journaler, so this journal was a timely gift! I have been happy with all my paper products … Continue reading

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Happy New Year of the Metal Rat!

YEAR OF THE METAL RAT! New decade, and the beginning of the Chinese Zodiac! Ink painting and notes in my new Hahnemühle 1584 Journal! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory … Continue reading

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Jungle Out There, or Xmas 2019

Okay those who are followers know that this year and past month have been bad. Usually I do a cheery holiday layout for memories. But what to do when the world is going to crap?. Well. it is my journal, … Continue reading

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SoCS: Flyer/Ad

I  journal mornings with stream of consciousness exercises, and I’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  whenever I have time.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my … Continue reading

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Peacock Himalayan

New pen, the Peacock Himalayan with an Ultra Flex nib, from Fountain Pen Revolution. I inked it up with Robert Oster Blue Sea ink, but when I went to sketch the beautiful pen, I used both Robert Oster Torquay ink … Continue reading

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Red Himalayan from Fountain Pen Revolution

Kevin from Fountain Pen Revolution fixed my red Himalayan with the Ultra Flex nib!** Yay!  I love this pen! Above, showing the pencils that went into the sketch to give the color when I finally applied ink with a wet … Continue reading

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Tennessee Williams

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

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Tools: My Favorite Travel Palette, Updated

Some of you may know that recently I thought I had lost my favorite travel palette. *heartbroken* Those who have a worn old tool you love will understand… All of it was replaceable, but I wanted my tool that started … Continue reading

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Patriotic Jumper in Grey

The Patriotic Jumper is actually white.  He is huge, almost the size of a horse, and he is one of my favorites. He ended up grey because I had to save a perfectly good drawing which I messed up. I … Continue reading

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VSW: Paris Street

Paris walk in Virtual Sketchwalk… this image from Joyce Harbin Cole. As I remember Paris, colorful and crowded in an intimate way. Ink painting… I am loving using inks in my sketchbook! Quick, not thinking too much, middle-of-the-night. To hear … Continue reading

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VSW: Centre Georges Pompidou

Paris walk in Virtual Sketchwalk… this image from Joyce Harbin Cole. I saw the Centre Pompidou just after it opened. Parisians were protesting the building, calling it ugly, but also protesting that they had moved many small museums into this … Continue reading

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Doe Library Palm

We did some work for UC Berkeley. The Doe Library is one of the most beautiful spaces I’ve seen, and there is a window with the palm through it and it is just like this. Last week was our anniversary … Continue reading

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Notre Dame

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

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1 Week 100 People: 35-52

I count it when I do it twice… Sometimes the proportions are just too far off. Gotta work on my sexy eyelashes. This Sktchy model can look very sexy and very nerdy — She is fun to sketch! I landed … Continue reading

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1 Week 100 People: 19-34

Peeps 19-34; 16 people and I am already behind… More I draw the behinder I get *sigh* I hate challenges. Above I had a hair-brained notion to draw the same face several ways. *hahahahaaaaa* Well let me tell you if … Continue reading

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More Inks, Robert Oster and Birmingham

A new order swabbed in my journal. My tax rewards coincided with several sales and so I went a little nuts! Sales on ink tempt me much more than a few dollars off a pen.  Free shipping on inks, which … Continue reading

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Half Moon

Waking to a half moon so bright it was like a full moon! Cat cuddles followed when they saw I was awake. Robert Oster Graphite ink does all that color… To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check … Continue reading

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