Tag Archives: tools

Tools: Organizing Studio Watercolors

My studio paints were overflowing from my big 30-years-old Prismacolor tin into a QoR watercolor  tin.  I hated the QoR tin.  The rounds which you think would be great for watercolor mixing but they made the tin so it flips … Continue reading

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Middle of the Night Sketch Kit

The last drawing in this sketchbook… Pentalic Aqua Journal, with a Pentalic 2B woodless pencil and Noodler’s pen with De Atramentis Tobacco ink.  Waterbrush.           ©D. Katie Powell. My images/blog posts may be reposted; please link back  to dkatiepowellart.

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Anyone interested in Urban sketching should also know about Parkablogs.  Teoh Yi Chie reviews books, materials and occasionally has fun videos. BTW, until November 11, Parkablog has gotten a 50% off deal on several great craftsy classes — you might … Continue reading

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Travel Palette, FINALLY

I love paint colors.  Friends have been pushing me to get serious about a travel palette so I can paint comfortably onsite, and I resist because I love all my colors, especially the transparent parrot colors and earthy mossy greens … Continue reading

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