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USk: MPFC Finish Studio
Every so often I like to sketch our studio rooms. This is primarily my finish room, where I work conserving objects. I use our own mixed shellac and (primarily oil) paints to bring back dead finishes. You can see one … Continue reading
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3d and 4th Collage Abstract
My third abstract collage… Mitchell likes but not me… Really wanted something else and it is overworked; I like the idea of writing and writing then moving the inks but like it best when some of the writing can be … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, collage, creativity, painting, sketchbook Tagged abstract, collage, Diamine Ancient Copper Ink, Diamine Regency Blue ink, Hahnemühle journal, handmade paper, Holbien, KWZ Foggy Green ink, Lamy Al-Star, moon, Nostalgie by Hahnemühle, Pilot Metropolitan Fountain Pen, sun 2 Comments
Second Teabag Abstract
My second abstract teabag art… With bits of both my and other people’s handmade papers. They are so tiny and fun… ☾ Nostalgie by Hahnemühle Sketch Book Journal, teabags, various papers, Platinum Carbon pen, Holbein watercolor. ©D. Katie Powell. My … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, collage, creativity, painting, sketchbook Tagged Hahnemühle journal, handmade paper, Holbien, Nostalgie by Hahnemühle, Platinum Carbon pen, teabags 6 Comments
Doc Youping Qin
Dr. Youping Qin is my acupuncturist. My images here are part of a larger set, depicting the history of acupuncture and Chinese immigrants to Oregon. (This post is about the painting, not the story!) Doc Qin has been a Portland … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, calligraphy, creativity, drawing, making a living, painting, pen & ink, pencil, portrait, process, sketchbook, urban sketchers, watercolor Tagged acupuncture, Alphabet District, art journal, Daniel Smith Masking Fluid, Daniel Smith watercolors, Dr. Youping Qin, Golden Needle, Holbein, Holbien, NW Portland, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Pentel Brush Pen, Platinum Carbon pen, Portland Oregon, Portland Urban Sketchers, Primatek, Strathmore journal, urban sketchers, Urban Sketchers Portland, USk, watercolor 16 Comments
Holiday Memory Gift
Merry Christmas, Happy Santa Day, Happy Hanukkah (passed but we have our Stars of David on our tree), and all the other holidays! Looking toward the light in our physical, personal, and national arenas! The folding journal, ready for words … Continue reading
Puja’s on the Solstice. One of our winter traditions. When we are where we can’t make a fire in the brazier we find other ways to “make” a fire! Part of my holiday memory gift to Mitchell this year, I … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, Buddha, cards, gods and goddesses, journal, lunar cycle, memory, painting, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged art journal, Christmas, Daniel Smith watercolors, Holbien, Mitchell Powell, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, puja, solstice, watercolor Leave a comment
The tassel man. Seriously, the differences between my sweetie and I in terms of decor is that I am a modernist and my man loves rich tapestries, textures, passementerie and tassels. I gave him a set of Indian red beaded … Continue reading
Silliness at Target
Departing from Restore Oregon to play in the season (and get some paying work done), I did a couple sketches of Mitchell and I from a time where we were having a hard time (many losses) but somehow, we always … Continue reading