Tag Archives: USk

USk: City Market and Blue Moon Cafe

I was just getting sick the weekend of the USk worldwide walk. I managed a couple of sketches that were not painted until later — I’ve wanted to paint the marigold City Market in Autumn against fiery trees… now that … Continue reading

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USk World-wide Sketchout: Autumn at the Studio

Yesterday was a worldwide USk sketchout, and I am swamped. But the trees outside the studio had not lost their leaves YET (starting) so into freezing car and parked down the block and looked up at the studio. My finish … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Tree

We were going to a client meeting before the leaves dropped, and the Lake Oswego trees were exceptional! I had a chance to sketch before coming back to the studio.I tried this technique unsuccessfully (not what I was going for, … Continue reading

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Inktober, 19 Workers

Diamine Ancient Copper ink sketch out the studio window… They seem to be always working and never getting anything done… For years! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new and improved dkatiepowellart.com and sign … Continue reading

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Inktober, 13 DeNoble Farms

Dancing light started this watercolor on top of the inked drawing on this page of sketches. I had to add lavender for her. This little stack of pennies on the edge of a stoop I could not get out of … Continue reading

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Inktober, Dancing Light Lavender

She makes a great lip balm and essential oil. Passing her is always happy because her stall smells amazing and she is happy. I had to color her.  It was essential! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or … Continue reading

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Inktober, 12 Tie-Dye Drummer

This metal drum makes great sounds! He is always in some colorful tie-dye and has a look of a pirate! Maybe I need to come back and color these… To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out … Continue reading

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