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I have one regret… I didn’t find Hahnemühle’s YouTangle.art tins before last year’s Inktober! (see bottom for video!) I know why… I’m not a zen-tangling person so I would not be looking. But I doodle, and these are great for … Continue reading
We had Sunflowers whose stems were not standing up tall. I popped them into smaller vases and spread their cheer throughout the studio. One place was in front of the many-colored Fiesta-ware plates in our studio galley. Middle-of-the-night. To hear … Continue reading
Happy Diwali, of course done the eve of not today! Auspiciously, I filled the last available page in my journal on Diwali Eve with this prayer for Diwali; I opened my next journal the next morning. We light the candles, … Continue reading
Diamine Ancient Copper ink sketch out the studio window… They seem to be always working and never getting anything done… For years! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new and improved dkatiepowellart.com and sign … Continue reading
This is a detail from a Berkey & Gay chair, once part of the historic Hahn House. My challenge was to paint the chair detail in ink only — for Inktober — and I did, using two of my favorites, … Continue reading
Sunflowers make me sooo happy. They follow the sun, turning their faces upward and twisting to watch it. They are strong, never needing man-made support, a testimony to evolution. Their colors are brilliant and clear. Strength, clarity, ever hopeful, focusing … Continue reading
I have one regret… I didn’t find these before Inktober! I know why… I’m not an official zen-tangle person so I would not be looking. But I doodle, and these are great for that! These are perfect for Inktober — … Continue reading
Dancing light started this watercolor on top of the inked drawing on this page of sketches. I had to add lavender for her. This little stack of pennies on the edge of a stoop I could not get out of … Continue reading
She makes a great lip balm and essential oil. Passing her is always happy because her stall smells amazing and she is happy. I had to color her. It was essential! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or … Continue reading
This metal drum makes great sounds! He is always in some colorful tie-dye and has a look of a pirate! Maybe I need to come back and color these… To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out … Continue reading
People are not my forte, but I keep doing them. Years of doing the graphic people in architectural drawings! I’ve taken to sketching buskers in the park. This is a student out to make a buck on the weekend. To … Continue reading
I thought to add watercolor but may not… I like the linework! (Though the contrast of bright yellow and cobalt blue is enticing….). To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is … Continue reading
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
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
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
A memory from our walk to the Standing Stone for breakfast. Nothing beats spending time with Mitchell. We saw Autumn straggling cheery street roses. I don’t know how they survive in poor light under the trees! I love my Nostalgie … Continue reading
Mitchell loves crows… our crows love him too. He talks to them when he is taking the trash to the dumpster, or parking the car at the studio, or out the studio window, and they know him. Of course, color. … Continue reading