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Ganesha Heart

When sick, I started a day off with watercolors. Gads I am rusty… Groans… I’ve been painting with inks! This is a mixture of ink and watercolor, an experiment, actually mixing them together and it is a failed experiment… oddly … Continue reading

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Ganesha and Matteo Grilli’s Paints

Sometimes I try small handmade paint companies. I took a chance on Aussie painter and paintmaker MatteoGrilliArt handmade paints! and liked his so much I ordered more! LOOK AT THOSE COLORS!!!! Intense pigment, beautiful, not as creamy smooth as a … Continue reading

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Ganesha New Moon Eclipse

Ganesha is calling again. ☾ Pentalic Nature Sketch Journal, with a Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, Sennelier, Holbein, and DS Primatek watercolors, and Daniel Smith Watercolors    ©D. Katie Powell. My images/blog … Continue reading

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Every Day in May: Days 11-14

FINALLY, I am caught up with postings and painting! Christmas cactus remind me of my grandmother, Mimi.  I have NO green thumb for indoor plants but I have always had one of them in my home.  Ours is a bit … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Watercolour Book

I’ve been looking forward to finishing my last A5 book (Hahnemuhle Nostalgie Sketchbook) so I could start the new Hahnemühle Watercolour Book,  my spring gift to me! I am picky about my journals and have tried several, only to find … Continue reading

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Watery Ganesha

What fun is life if you don’t play around with your colors? Can you see Ganesha in the watery mess I made? I love him… he is going to Mitchell with a love poem! Experimenting with Hahnemühle Post Card, made … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 4

Shunyata… Buddha. Sacred tobacco roll and broken Buddha head (we set his head on our altar — he was a garden Buddha who disintegrated!) Jai Jai Ganapati (crazy or annoyed??? WILD EYED!) Mei Fa Buddha Style! Annoyed Cat Buddha! Just … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 3

Aaack.  Behind. I hate it when that happens. Heart Sutra Vietnamese Buddha + Scarab Moon Transformation Primordial Sound Japanese Paper Heart Ganesha ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began in 2011 to get folks to draw daily. The sketchpack is a … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas, Week 2

All these images are sketched in the Bright Ideas journal. Having such fun with these little doodle-ly sketches. I don’t know where this going; just drawing… Springtime, dandy-lions, and soon wishes! Most see them as weeds.  They are good in … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas, Week 1

All these images are sketched in the Bright Ideas journal. I am trying to sketch faster, draw more without an agenda, and also to play again with colored pencils.  I used to work with them as an architect and it … Continue reading

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Ganesha

Ganesha is calling again.  Maybe it is spring, new beginning? If you want to know how far you can get by regularly practicing watercolor, take a look at my favorite small resin Ganesha in February 2014 and in July 2014! … Continue reading

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Challenge: One Book, One Pen, One Month, #3

Okay, we are  into the waning moon cycle and it is time to STOP the lies! I cannot work with one pen. . . Must.Use.All.Colors.AND.Medium.At.Whim. Wow, I feel better having come clean with all of you! Sketchbook Skool had us … Continue reading

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Challenge: One Book, One Pen, One Month, #1

I’m up for a simple challenge like this, or so I thought. Laughingly, the first night I broke the rules. I used multiple colors of the same pen and then used a waterbrush!  EEEK! The book: OE NOTES (my favorite … Continue reading

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Ganesha + Deb Babcock’s Pottery Cheer

Still sick, but wanted to upload my cheery mug and one of my favorite Ganesha’s.  Mitchell and I both love Ganesha, and collect them — this is a small palm-sized resin statue, with my favorite potter’s mug, made special for … Continue reading

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