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Tools: Review: Hahnemühle D and S Sketchbook

What is it about a new journal? I love the blank page — not one of those peeps who hates them. The Hahnemühle D & S Sketchbook (Draft and Sketch) is a new journal for me. I wanted to try … Continue reading

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Tools: Ink Journal

In the back of new journals, I make sure I try all inked pens on the new paper. It is the second test I have for inks to see if they are waterproof, the first here. I also get to … Continue reading

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Tools: Waterproof Inks Review

If you are a watercolor artist your definition of “waterproof” must meets the highest standards. A lovely drawing in ink has to hold while washes of watercolor pour over it; the linework must stay put. When people say, “It is … Continue reading

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Toilet Time

Our Morning Rituals are important. To Her too! 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… why I … Continue reading

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Milking a Steer

I wrote a lot about my mom last week in my journal, as I didn’t do anything but engage her and medical people and Medicaid… my work went on hold. Our system is corrupt and we are a cruel country, … Continue reading

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USk: Williams Shopping Trip

We took a trip to the store on Saturday, not our usual day. Whenever we go to the Williams store we pass by this brightly colored green and purple store, which I thought was a children’s bookstore. Turns out it … Continue reading

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Doodlewash: 1000 Days

Charlie from Doodlewash posted his 1000th doodlewash today.  His post is worth reading from beginning to end, and I concur.  Great minds and all that. At the end of the post he has three takeaways worth following! One is about … Continue reading

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