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Virtual sketching has been a nice escape: my choices take me to palm trees or water… or African Flamingos! The forget-me-nots send a message… even though I have Mitchell with me, we still feel more disconnected… Our friends don’t drop … Continue reading
A virtual walk on the shores of Africa… Drawn to interpreting the lines… And then had to add color! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than … Continue reading
Virtual Sketchwalk from images provided by Jill Bartos of Koh Samui Thailand: I miss palm trees. Home home home! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than … Continue reading
We did some work for UC Berkeley. The Doe Library is one of the most beautiful spaces I’ve seen, and there is a window with the palm through it and it is just like this. Last week was our anniversary … Continue reading
Randy Boyd let’s me use his photos of home, Laguna Beach, to paint from. His images fill me with cheer; I miss home and the beach so much! Went for fat inked lines and deep tones on this one — … Continue reading
Quick doodling sketches while waiting for yet another crazy phone call from hospital staff… NOTHING like art to calm and soothe! Moleskin journal, Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, Da Vinci, Holbein, MGraham, DS Primatek and Daniel … Continue reading
I am walking through stressful family times and painting late at night when I can’t sleep is a soul-saver. An image with a CC agreement from Daniel70mi Falciola took me away, with the bright blue sky and sea. I have … Continue reading
More postcards…. I want to find more shells to paint… The sand-dollars are from my brother Patrick when he was living on Pismo Beach. Except this one… from another state altogether! Sending this one off to my mom… She saved … Continue reading
These are my happy place doodles… Not quite California but reminiscent of a less crowded California! I had no idea when I began playing with the Hahnemühle Post Cards that I would love them so much! I wanted to mitigate the … Continue reading
Lights are important to us! We grew up in Southern California, where there are more daylight hours and more sun. Portland is a darker climate (8+ hours of light now), and we look for cheer on grey days! We usually … 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
Obsessed with palms in my sketchbook these days; I’ve always doodled them but I am working on bamboo furniture, which is palm-ish and so, more palms. This quote caught me, from where I don’t know, and dashed it on a … Continue reading