Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

VSW: Boyd’s Beach Too

home home home, image taken by Randy Boyd…. Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Carbon pen with Platinum Carbon ink; Sennelier, Holbein, and Daniel Smith watercolors. ©D. Katie Powell. My images/blog posts may be reposted; please link back  to dkatiepowellart. ☾ As my Patreon … Continue reading

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Boyd’s Beach, 1

Randy Boyd is letting me use some of his Laguna Beach *home home home* images for Inktober. It started out okay, then I tried adding colored inks to it. For some reason they got darker and more *aaack* until I … Continue reading

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July is World Watercolor Month!

Charlie from Doodlewash starting World Watercolor Month to celebrate that which many of us love — WATERCOLORS — and to help benefit kids without access to art supplies.  Artists from around the world will be posting their daily efforts on … Continue reading

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VSW: Hawaii, Oahu 2

Amy Lauren Gettys *thank you* gave us wonderful images to paint, and I had fun in this incredibly busy month putting together the second page in the spread. I haven’t done a collage in ages, and because of my shortened … Continue reading

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Watercolor and Ink Palm Sunset

Just having a bit of fun, playing with Ancient Copper ink OVER washes of watercolor. There is a method to my madness in terms of the experiment… Pentalic Aqua Journal, with a Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Lamy … Continue reading

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VSW: Hawaii, Oahu Palms

Ink drawing, shadow inks (grisaille), then watercolors. Moleskin 8×11 watercolor journal, Platinum Carbon pen, Lamy Al-Star with De Atramentis Document Black,  Noodler’s inks, and Daniel Smith , Holbein, and QoR watercolors. I started a Facebook group page (you must join … Continue reading

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Rich German on his Board

Took on foreshortening and portrait (EEEK!) and lions and tigers and bears, oh my! I’m pretty happy with the turnout! The suggestion of Marley’s and Hendrix’s portraits was done with masking fluid over yellow, then splashy splashy!  I’m pretty happy … Continue reading

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Whales and Dolphins and Sea Creatures, Oh MY!

I’m using this “sketch-swim” to loosen up and try new things. I am in love with Reuven Dattner‘s wonderful sketching images. One thing I’ve wanted to try is the use of odd colored or complementary colored inks in a sketch. … Continue reading

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75 Day Challenge: 42 to 47

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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Full Moon Puja, Anniversay Prayers

Mitchel and I met, had our first date, and married within a week in May, with a few years between meeting and wedding.  We celebrate it as a weekly event. On the full moon this year Mitchell and I went … Continue reading

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