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Keeping this new Hahnemühle D & S Sketchbook at my work desk. I can drop in a fast sketch on what is happening… Full Moon last Sunday night and the turtle played a central theme. I realized I needed no … Continue reading
Like my Quan Yin posted previously, recently I’ve been adorning my Thai Buddha with my gaspeite and Hill Tribe OM necklace. I’m not sure why I do this… It isn’t necklace storage. I like the play of the green on … Continue reading
Happy Diwali, of course done the eve of not today! Auspiciously, I filled the last available page in my journal on Diwali Eve with this prayer for Diwali; I opened my next journal the next morning. We light the candles, … Continue reading
I don’t know where I caught the snippet of a poem which was a song not a poem but it has rolled around in my head for weeks, these few lines: “Now that I’ve worn out I’ve worn out the … Continue reading
More words…. Fluid Cold Press papers, shellac, Lamy Al-Star with Diamine ink (blue), Golden acrylics. ©D. Katie Powell. My images/blog posts may be reposted; please link back to dkatiepowellart. ☾ As my Patreon supporter, you will have access to some … Continue reading
My third abstract collage… Mitchell likes but not me… Really wanted something else and it is overworked; I like the idea of writing and writing then moving the inks but like it best when some of the writing can be … Continue reading
Aaack. Behind. I hate it when that happens. Heart Sutra Vietnamese Buddha + Scarab Moon Transformation Primordial Sound Japanese Paper Heart Ganesha ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began in 2011 to get folks to draw daily. The sketchpack is a … Continue reading
These sketches came from a necessity to keep to my goal of a painting a day. They were busy days, and my ulterior motive was to continue to learn about both runny or non-waterproof inks and also wet-on-wet techniques. Wet-on-wet … Continue reading
I did a quick sketch to try out my new Pentalic Field Book. 140lb. Acid Free; Cold Pressed; Exceptional wet strength; Professional grade watercolor paper. I love their pencils — my favorite — and they are an Oregon company: I … Continue reading
Just a doodle. My grandma loved turtles and I love sea turtles. BTW, some of my turtles are for sale in my Redbubble shop! Aquabee Super Deluxe 9×9-inch journal with a Platinum Preppy fountain pen, Noodler’s Heart of Darkness ink … Continue reading
Happy we are turning toward the light. Even on this rainy day, I know the light is growing . . . Looking across the river towards St. John’s, quick sketch while waiting. Drawn in an Stillman & Birn Alpha journal … Continue reading
Most of my research for these two figures originally came through Marija Gimbutas (link to wiki.) I was introduced to her through the University of California, Los Angeles. She wrote two wonderful books I’ve used as references when painting my goddesses and gods, … Continue reading