Tag Archives: M.Graham watercolors

Tools: Autumn Travel Palettes

Changes in my travel palette! Autumn I tend to clean more than spring, and reorder… Getting ready for painting season, as I like to paint outdoors more in the months that are not HOT. In Spring I tried the double … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, color, creativity, painting, process, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tools: My Watercolor Journal

So you’ve seen the back of this journal… my Ink Journal! Paints are in the front!  I wanted to see all the paints I own and the ones I no longer own! *yesh, i pass on paints i don’t like … Continue reading

Posted in color, painting, process, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

South of the Border Cuppa

Our South of the Border mugs, reminding us of a wonderful time we had in spite of a bad beginning to a trip! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, journal, painting, pen & ink, series, sketchbook, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Green Cuppa

Fooling with the cuppas is different each time… This one, line work with the Platinum pen, then Masking fluid “painted”, then watercolors. I may have to do 100… such fun! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, journal, painting, pen & ink, series, sketchbook, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Tools: BIG Changes in My Travel Palette

I’ve been asked about my travel palette and here is the primary palette, though I have others,  which I’ll talk about later. I have had this basic palette for two years with the exception of adding Da Vinci’s Rose Dore … Continue reading

Posted in art, art journal, color, painting, review, sketchcrawl, urban sketchers, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Hahnemühle Post Cards, First Vlog, Mustard

Okay I’ve hung on to this long enough and need to get over it all. I will share my first test teaching vlog with my fellow artist peeps. It is about ink+ watercolor painting, shown on a Hahnemühle Post Card, … Continue reading

Posted in creativity, drawing, ink painting, landscape, painting, pen & ink, vlog, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Tools: Watercolors, 8, Primateks

When I painted with acrylics (above) I was in love with the textural qualities of Golden Acrylics: ground hematite, sand, metallics.  I mixed and pushed them to create textural patterns on both huge canvases and small paper sketches.  It was … Continue reading

Posted in color, painting, process, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Tools: Watercolors, 7, Black, White, Grey and Sparkly Colors!!

Each Sunday this summer I am looking at my paint “collection”: Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange; Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink Tools: Watercolors, 3, Greens to Yellows Tool: Watercolors, 4, Blues to Greens Tools: Watercolors, 5, Violet and Purple Tools: Watercolors, 6, Browns … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, color, pen & ink, sketchbook, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Raku Giraffe

My Zen brother gave me my raku giraffe.  I think of him as my painterly Zenny Oriental giraffe, a cool dude. He is a cherished object, but not THE cherished object. To find out what object I cherish more than … Continue reading

Posted in animals, art journal, challenge, memory, sketchbook, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Hooks

I did these in tandem, so will post them in tandem. Still working with the DeA tobacco ink, and loving it. Pentalic Aqua Journal, Lamy Al-Star, De Atramentis Tobacco ink, and Sennelier, Holbein, QoR and Daniel Smith watercolors.  ©D. Katie … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, challenge, journal, memory, pen & ink, sketchbook, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tools: Watercolors, 6, Browns and Golds

Each Sunday for the next few weeks I am looking at my paint “collection”, and why I have keepers and ‘meh’ colors that I probably won’t buy again. Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink Tools: Watercolors, 3, Greens to … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, color, process, tools, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Tools: Watercolors, 5, Violet and Purple!

Each Sunday this summer I am looking at my paint “collection”: Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange; Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink Tools: Watercolors, 3, Greens to Yellows Tools: Watercolors, 4, Blues to Greens I hated pink and purple as a girl; I was … Continue reading

Posted in art, color, painting, process, tools, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Tool: Watercolors, 4, Blues to Greens

Each Sunday this summer I am looking at my paint “collection”: Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink Tools: Watercolors, 3, Greens to Yellows. I had to make myself purchase blues.  I love turquoise blues, and bought Primateks when I … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, color, process, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange

For the next few weeks I am looking at my paint “collection.” I know better now how to judge what paints to buy, what I might love, and what I have — but it has taken me actually studying (*shudder* … Continue reading

Posted in color, painting, tools, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink

Each Sunday for the next few weeks I am looking at my paint “collection.” OOPS.  I HIT PUBLISH BY MISTAKE AND NO ERRORS. HOW OFTEN DOES THAT HAPPEN? SO THIS WEEK’S WILL BE PUBLISHED NEXT WEEK! Because of this mistake, … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, color, painting, process, tools, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments