Tag Archives: Sennelier

VSW: Dry Tortugas Lighthouse, Florida

I fell in love with this image from Wikipedia a year ago… it lead to this month of lighthouses we are sketching as a group. No pencil this time, went in fast and was done within a half hour watercolor … Continue reading

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VSW: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Australia

I almost always use a  light watercolor pencil to give me guidelines before I ink! I cannot imagine why anyone would tell anyone NOT to do so unless you only have a couple of minutes to get an image down… … Continue reading

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Seahorse Tea Infuser

I’ve looked around NW Portland stores for a great tea infuser. I bought one with some tea and while it might be good, it either doesn’t fit my teapot, is not great as a cup infuser, and it doesn’t clean … Continue reading

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California Poppy

*home home home* Nothing quite says home like the flowers I used to see in spring in California! Behold the California Poppy! *i think i gave her a bit of an art nouveau feel* To hear about classes, follow me … Continue reading

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Shells

Middle of the night Shells; ink and watercolor. 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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Pink and Orange Posies

New Nostalgie Journal… at the new moon I played with pen and a wet brush and moved the Nemosine inks around… After they dried I added watercolor to deepen. Made up flowers are posies!  I try to do SOMETHING daily! … Continue reading

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Nostalgie Journal 10-2017

This journal started in Diwali, and continued to just after the New Year. I anticipated that it would be about light and ritual and women… There was instead a good deal of unanticipated loss. I withheld many pages from this … Continue reading

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