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Sketchbook Project, FEAR

This year I participated in the Sketchbook Project out of Brooklyn. The idea of being part of hundreds of artists and writers creating books on the topic of Fear or Hope at this time in our country’s history was a … Continue reading

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Tools: Grey Inks for Grisaille

“Grisaille (/ɡrᵻˈzaɪ/ or /ɡrᵻˈzeɪl/; French: gris [ɡʁizaj] ‘grey’) is a term for a painting executed entirely in shades of grey or of another neutral greyish colour… A grisaille may be executed for its own sake, [or] as underpainting … working … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 4

Shunyata… Buddha. Sacred tobacco roll and broken Buddha head (we set his head on our altar — he was a garden Buddha who disintegrated!) Jai Jai Ganapati (crazy or annoyed??? WILD EYED!) Mei Fa Buddha Style! Annoyed Cat Buddha! Just … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 3

Aaack.  Behind. I hate it when that happens. Heart Sutra Vietnamese Buddha + Scarab Moon Transformation Primordial Sound Japanese Paper Heart Ganesha ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began in 2011 to get folks to draw daily. The sketchpack is a … 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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Sketchpack Project: Week 2

Week Two, no time to think, so busy, loving the simplicity of pencil, pen, ink, waterbrush. in memory of my baby brother on what would be his birthday… Halfway through, fast sketching, loosing inhibitions! ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 1

This year’s theme:  The Hazy Moon of Enlightenment This sketchpack is going ot be all drawings.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I had a good time last year!  Making it simple, and all about the line — and … Continue reading

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