Tag Archives: Lamy LX

Curry is Magic

A good meal feels like it can solve anything. Or maybe it is just the cooking and the smell of curry filling the house. To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory … Continue reading

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Certified Humane: Smart Chicken, Niman Ranch Meats

Smart Chicken is the first chicken available nationally (to my awareness, and please inform) that is Certified Humane®, and 100% of Niman Ranch’s meats – Pork, Beef, Lamb, and Processed Products like bacon – are Certified Humane®! I’m sorry we … Continue reading

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VSW: Flash Mob in Hartford, Connecticut

Last images of Hartford Connecticut this month. I love Flash Mobs, the surprise and delight! When  I found one in Hartford I decided to try sketching from it. Still keeping with the very fast sketches! LAST images in the Fabriano…. … Continue reading

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VSW: Hartford, Connecticut

Sketchwalk is in Hartford Connecticut this month. For one thing, let me tell you that this dyslexic has a hard time remembering the order of the letters in Conn-ect-i-cut.  I have the dang word hand-written to the side all over … Continue reading

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California Tiles

I love watercolors with tobacco ink… These are mostly my new Da Vinci watercolors sparkling, running, mimicking the lovely California tile glazes…  I love working with California painted furniture. California tiles take me home, to open houses and arched doorways … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry Palm

Obsessed with palms in my sketchbook these days; I’ve always doodled them but I am working on bamboo furniture, which is palm-ish and so, more palms. This quote caught me, from where I don’t know, and dashed it on a … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, Ta-Dah!

gads turn off the sound! mac is not letting me turn it off during export! I haven’t done a prompt with challenges in a couple of years. I have no trouble thinking of things to sketch and time is what … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, 15-17

i cannot believe i am so swamped at work that i posted two of these before. *sigh*  losing it… edited It is not fancy, not pretty, and not expensive. It has many annoying design qualities. But in the end, the … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, 15-16

There are a lot of things about the Platinum Carbon pen that are just plain stupid — like it doesn’t post (have a place for the cap) but dang this baby just writes and writes, and after all, that is … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, 1-4

I mistakenly bought a couple of A6 Hahnemühle Watercolour Book, not my size! Teeny-tiny! I decided to use it and put myself through fast paces of the Every Day In May challenge, with a twist — I am doing NO … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Post Cards

Okay, I admit it… I bought these for the TIN. My studio paints are overflowing into lots of little tins, and I loved the flowers on these tins and the size.  (How I used these tins and organized my paints … Continue reading

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NaSkeFiMo, or Fill Up The Journal and Be Done with It!

Working to finish up a journal I don’t like. Not because of the paper — Strathmore paper is good paper. The journal is not falling apart (I’ve stuck with THOSE.) No, this is because the Strathmore Journal has a strange … Continue reading

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Tools: Painting with Ink

Inktober and two new purchases pushed me even further into playing with just inks, or mostly inks, instead of watercolor. Today I write about my first month of using inks in a painterly way… and that means I am moving … Continue reading

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