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For 2-3 weeks I have been wearing my fingers to the bone hand-stitching on a project for our actual business. These are pillows to go with two French Louis XIV Settees, and a longer French Empire Sofa, both from the … Continue reading
I am just now coming out of the week+ reaction I had to the Pfizer vaccine. Total flu-like symptoms with a kick — a muscle spasm in my groin, legs, feet and underarms which went on for five days — … Continue reading
Praying that someday soon we will feel comfortable enough to drive out to the beach! To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, Facebook or check out my new, improved dkatiepowellart.com “Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen … Continue reading
From an image, because the Quince is not here YET. I am ready for any beauty at this point, though I loved the snow a few days ago. Don’t despair, look for the gems in every day. To hear about … Continue reading
I’ve always loved greys in their many forms, but grey inks hold a special fascination for me especially as I play with them with a waterbrush. Blue-greys, purple greys, green-greys leaning into muted greyed browns. Grey inks are better than … Continue reading
Showing my orange pens some love — especially as I added a new pen to the lineup, a bright orange Nemosine — so cheery to use when it is grey skies for a month. Beat the doldrums! Kill winter with … Continue reading
Who knew in 2015 I would fall in love with fountain pens? My sketch was of the beginnings of my pen obsession… Done in a Moleskin and a Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges, it helped … Continue reading
THERE ARE NO COINCIDENCES. My mom’s Yahrzeit is today… she died a year ago. Before Thanksgiving, during the dark of the moon, I began finally sorting through the boxes of things I am storing for family who said they wanted … Continue reading
What do you do when you are living under oppression and you have things to say but you are living in fear? Not little fear, but cataclysmic fear? For the first time in your life? I wrote this and got … Continue reading
again, i try to get through to the stores where i shop to stop buying lemons, oranges, avocados, brussells sprouts and oh my goddess now even melons packaged in plastic. birds and fish and whales are all dying from our … Continue reading
She wasn’t a perfect mom, but I was broken hearted about how she was treated, her confusion when losing her memory, and the family dynamics. I could not share that with my biological family. Shut up stupid. When you keep … Continue reading
Here are the rest of the stars from my Hahnemühle ZigZag Accordian Journal!! Lamy Al-Star with Pilot’s beautiful Asa-Gao…. Jinhao 750 with Goulet 1.1 stub nib and Robert Oster’s changling Grey Seas ink. TWSBI Eco 1.1 with Robert Oster Midnight … Continue reading
I adore INKTOBER, and so it technically ends… but I have the rest of the Hahnemühle ZigZag Accordian Journal to finish!! Robert Oster lovely Blue Denin ink in my birthday turquoise Diplomat Aero! **INK case you missed it, this year, … Continue reading
I adore INKTOBER! A perfect beautiful grey-blue ink, Papier Plume‘s “the Blues” which I won — it is a special edition ink! In a Knox pen from Birmingham… which may not be available anymore. **INK case you missed it, this … Continue reading
I adore INKTOBER! A perfect blue, Monteverde Horizone Blue ink in my most lovely Pilot 3776 with a music nib! **INK case you missed it, this year, I am taking on a class on illustration, and that class is requiring … Continue reading