Tag Archives: Jantzen Beach Carousel

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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Yippee Ki-yo-ki-yay!

This big push is over. All the decorative parts are accounted for and assessed. Yippee Ki-yo-ki-yay! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen … Continue reading

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Parker Ponies

The little Parker Ponies are set on the table as if they racing. I see these wooden horses in movement in my imagination all the time, and what they might have been like in their glory! I’m sitting next to … Continue reading

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Sharing a Carousel Event!

Carousel horses have always delighted, even in the midst of virtual games and E-ticket rides; most of us don’t stop and look at them, but are seduced by the music and the action and the lights. I started a group … Continue reading

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Carousel Horses Arrived!

I sketched these in October and kept thinking I would use watercolor on the first images of the carousel horses. Now I am letting them be what they are, the beginning of the coloring book. To hear about classes, follow … Continue reading

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Okay, Again, Carousel Horses are Coming!

So our last try at moving the carousel into our studio was thwarted: Our main moving guy, one we trust, fractured his ankle. We have deadlines, so are scheduled for the move again tomorrow! Mitchell moved a few items two … Continue reading

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Horses are Coming!

An exciting project, the restoration of the Jantzen Beach Carousel, is moving into our studio *that’s MPF Conservation, our business studio.* After weeks of posting daily, I am taking a break… We had the move planned and then our main … Continue reading

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Inktober 16, Carousel Horses are Coming!

I love to paint with ink samples, and Inktober is a good time to experiment. Even inks I don’t want to buy can make fun painting inks! And yes, the Jantzen Beach Carousel Horses are coming to our studio soon, … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon: Jantzen Beach Carousel 6, Roman

One of my favorites, the Roman Horse! Jantzen Beach Carousel is a series, and this is the sixth and last of this set. (Below are links to others previously posted.) The many layers, above. 1) I began with a sketch … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon: Jantzen Beach Carousel 5, Eagle

The all-American Eagle Horse! Jantzen Beach Carousel is a series, and this is the fifth in the set. (Below are links to others previously posted.) De Atramentis Document brown (brunaille) and Noodler’s Lexington grey (grisaille) worked the undertones.  A video … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon: Jantzen Beach Carousel 4, Pinto Fishing

I had to work a Pinto into the series! Jantzen Beach Carousel is a series, and this is the fourth in the set. (Below are links to others previously posted.) The many layers, above and below. I think the fish, … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon: Jantzen Beach Carousel 3, Floral

One of my favorites, the Floral Horse! Jantzen Beach Carousel is a series, and this is the third in the set. (Below are links to others previously posted.) The many layers, above. Grisaille (pronunciation, taken from the French word for … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon: Janzten Beach Carousel 2, Grapes

Jantzen Beach Carousel is a series, and this is the second in the set. (Click here to see the first, the Chinese Water Serpent Horse.) I named this Horse with Grapes! Why am I naming them differently than CW Parker … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon: Janzten Beach Carousel 1, Chinese Water Serpent

I am a lover of carousels; this set was a pleasure to paint! Jantzen Beach Carousel has so many gorgeous carousel horses! I wanted to set up a series whereby someone could buy the set or just one, and they … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon on Vimeo

Special thanks to Drew Nasto for many of the images used that are not historic.   I agree to Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International License, which you can learn more about by visiting the site, or, visit my web page for … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon Endangered Places 2016, Painting the First Set

This is part of a series for Restore Oregon. Thanks to Drew Nasto, Craig Powell, and for the various locations for allowing me to use historic images to place into sketch format to commemorate the projects! This post shows the … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon Endangered Places 2016, Drawing the First Set

This is part of a series for Restore Oregon. Thanks to photographers Drew Nasto and Craig Powell, and for the various locations for allowing me to use historic images to place into sketch format to commemorate the projects! I hope … Continue reading

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