Tag Archives: Laguna Beach

Hahnemühle Post Cards, 7, Palms

A tropical island, one place I go that is my happy place… Not too hot, Pacific Ocean, breezes. Brunaille and grisaille underpainting.  Sent! Laguna Beach iconic view — from one of many photos I’ve taken over the years. Brunaille and … Continue reading

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Castle Pond at Laguna

Missing home, simpler times.  Middle of the night. I was thinking about the time I ditched school and me and my boyfriend swam or walked from Main Beach in Laguna to my house in South Laguna. Laguna kids always had … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Laura Perry

This pair of earrings brings back a host of memories from childhood fo a beloved babysitter who became a friend.   We laughed and enjoyed each other so much! Her home was a trailer at the loveliest trailer park in the … Continue reading

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VSW: Boyd’s Beach Too

home home home, image taken by Randy Boyd…. Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Carbon pen with Platinum Carbon ink; Sennelier, Holbein, and Daniel Smith watercolors. ©D. Katie Powell. My images/blog posts may be reposted; please link back  to dkatiepowellart. ☾ As my Patreon … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Inktober 9, Sawdust Festival Earrings

The Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach was once a truly great craft festival, no commercialism, and cost nothing, then pennies, to enter. I bought these wonderful organic burnished metal earrings with pounded gold which tinkled softly when worn the last … Continue reading

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Boyd’s Beach, 1

Randy Boyd is letting me use some of his Laguna Beach *home home home* images for Inktober. It started out okay, then I tried adding colored inks to it. For some reason they got darker and more *aaack* until I … Continue reading

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Days of Yore: Laguna Beach

I am homesick. Sketch from an old black and white photo from who-knows-where, looking East into the Laguna Hills, when they were pristine… With more news of fracking pollution approved to dump in our oceans, I am homesick for better … Continue reading

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