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Nighttime has been a wholly different time with my not sketching much. A friend has just had their first baby, a sweet little girl that may be a teenager before I get to meet her… I know that babies get … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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