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Rona on Grey, Rancho Gordo Eye of the Goat Beans

Trust me, you are going to get bored hearing about my bean adventures… but Rancho Gordo and their beans are keeping me going in this pandemic! I have ordered many different types of beans and *SHOCK* I can taste the … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Book

I’ve never filled up a journal before reviewing it! As this became my Corona-Virus Journal, I quickly filled it up with paintings and writing about this strange time we are living in. I’m a huge fan of Hahnemühle’s papers, and … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, VSW Kenya

Virtual sketching has been a nice escape: water on the lake, sailing away! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Dishes I Will Not Name

Our studio dishes… Mitchell and I both love the bright colors of the dishes (Fiesta) that we now call “the dishes that will not be named”. The colors cheer me… Finding some Chinese storage dishes that match the brilliant colors … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, MORE Fudge

I rarely do layerings but my Rona journal has lots of them, above! My hunny wants his chocolate!! I have been making fudge with what I had on hand (I ordered supplies now so soon the fudge will be made … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Zoom Sketching

Had my first Zoomie session! It was just a play date, using lines and fooling around in various ways: I had hoped for more social interaction, but had fun all the same. I also played with tools I don’t often … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Rancho Gordo White Lima Beans

Finally received the box of beans from Rancho Gordo… Been reading about them, and now I had to have beans… a staple during this damn Rona visit. I started with 1 lb of the big fat White Lima beans. They … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, VSW African Flamingos

Virtual sketching has been a nice escape: my choices take me to palm trees or water… or African Flamingos! The forget-me-nots send a message… even though I have Mitchell with me, we still feel more disconnected… Our friends don’t drop … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, VSW Kenya Beach

A virtual walk on the shores of Africa… Drawn to interpreting the lines… And then had to add color! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Linda Posie

Reconnected with my best best friend from high school!! It is a long story, but crazy family members broke us up by lying to each of us… We were kids, did not know or even consider that they might do … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, A gift from Idaho

A package arrived in the nick of time… I was desperate for an onion and we were out of coffee! An unexpected package from Marianne in Idaho brought us both, plus color in ink samples and a lovely hand-painted card! … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Tools of the Trade

Most of you think masks now and think of Covid-19… But we use masks every day with filters, and now we cannot get the filters! They can’t sell anything mask related to us; everything is all about the virus. I … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Pink Posies

Posies help lift the spirit… Seriously, I did these when I was NOT interested… but I did them, and they helped! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Homeless Man

He’s back! The homeless man who lives in our studio neighborhood has been missing, but we finally heard his screaming *&#$@* so he’s not dead! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Stuck

Finally friends are discussing losing their mojo. From my journal, above: “I’ve lost my mojo several times and had no will to sketch… The horror or uncertainty of our future, a sort of “why bother?” When the USA’s future seems … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Rain

If only the rain would wash away this virus. To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. “I think not….” Me… … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Lewisia

Lewisia from an image by Cynthia… Ink-painting with Robert Oster inks: Sushi and Green Lime and Glistening Orange Rumble! Flower named after Lewis, of Lewis and Clark… I love new ink days! No No No NO!! To hear about classes, … Continue reading

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VSW: Singapore Buddha

Virtual Sketchwalk image of Singapore Buddha provided by Jill Bartos: THANK YOU! I thought he might stay an inky sketch… NOPE! I had to add color… I love color! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check … Continue reading

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