Tag Archives: Mitchell Powell

#OneWeek100People2017

That’s a winner…  Mitchell! Okay I thought I’d do the 100-faces-in-a-week.  I’m not terrible with faces, I just am not too interested in drawing them.  So here is one day of that, and no more. Can’t do challenges just because … Continue reading

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CA Trip: Mitchell’s Moreton Bay Fig

Mitchell took me to see his Moreton Bay Fig in Santa Paula.  I understand that. I have relationships with trees too, and this one is amazing. It was planted in 1879 — and yes, it is famous — and grows … Continue reading

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CA Trip: The Chili Hut

Mitchell’s mom ran the Chili Hut in Santa Paula… When I sketched the building where it was I put a  couple of women in dresses as they might have been then and used a 50’s style car (made up of … Continue reading

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Mitchell’s Orange Fire Hydrant

Mitchell Boy Train Yogananda Destiny. All in the color orange….  Cherished Blogfest Starts today! July 29, 30, 31! Tell us about a cherished object: post a painting / drawing / photo, and in 500 words or less, tell us why … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas, Week 3

All these images are sketched in the Bright Ideas journal. I can’t stop loving this crazy colored journal! I spent time color mixing this week… fewer Bright Ideas… But I did realize what this book is all about, and it … Continue reading

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Holiday Memory Gift

Merry Christmas, Happy Santa Day, Happy Hanukkah (passed but we have our Stars of David on our tree), and all the other holidays! Looking toward the light in our physical, personal, and national arenas! The folding journal, ready for words … Continue reading

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Holiday Memories at Hearst Castle

Our business gets us in the back door to some amazing places. We conserved the Gothic Sofa for the Hearst Castle, near Cambria, California.  We visited just before Christmas to see it installed in William Randolph Hearst’s private library (between … Continue reading

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