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Inks in Depth: Diamine Ancient Copper

From their website: “Manufacturers since 1864, Diamine Inks relocated to this state of the art factory in Liverpool in 1925, where they successfully carried on using the traditional methods and formulas for ink production. Over the years the company has … Continue reading

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Mom’s Chinese Jar

My mom had this Chinese jar (urn?) for years; now it is mine. I don’t where it came from; know nothing about the history. I like it cozied next to a Buddha statue. I sketched it first with the TWSBI … Continue reading

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USk: Client’s View

Tried a new way to sketch on site. I had several TWSBIs with me, and sketched the Williamette River view from our client’s home while Mitchell talked to her about her furniture. After we left, I used a waterbrush to … Continue reading

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Chair Delivered

Polychrome chair with gilt trims we conserved for our client… 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 Prefer Blondes. “I think not….” Me… … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Thunderstorm

Robert Oster comes in 50ml plastic bottles that are environmentally friendly. They can be tippy, so I usually put them in a more solid container to decant.  All my pens fit easily into the bottle opening to fill. I have … Continue reading

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VSW: Fruit de Trou de Cul

A sketch after the photo by JC Merryman. Robert Oster Aussie Brown ink. So much ink is laid into the middle it is actually raised! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com … Continue reading

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VSW: Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Paris

I managed to squeeze in a sketch of the Sacré-Cœur Basilica.  I love this beautiful church, quite different from other churches in Paris.  It was designed by architect Paul Abadie. I’ve been in search for another great brown ink, my … Continue reading

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