Tag Archives: watercolor

Lojong 39: All activities should be done with one intention

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, what comes up on the day that I am posting the slogan, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are … Continue reading

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Birds!

Both Yaman and Savitri watch birds; the studio windows are by far the best bird watching windows because we can see murders of crows, flocks of gulls, smaller birds, and the occasional antics of a bluejay family. We’ve also seen … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 2

Scribbled this lightly in a fine point… really, just noodling around! Then I began to like it and so came in with a bolder pen and cleaned it up a bit. Painted with Robert Oster Australian Sky Blue, Robert Oster … Continue reading

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VSW: Amsterdam 1

This is a short how-to on a fast sketching technique with soluble inks… Done in haste this morning for my peeps on Virtual Sketchwalk. Finding a way into a complicated sketch is easier than we make it out to be, … Continue reading

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Summer Berries, Two

This year the berries are big and still plentiful in August because of the mild summer we are having…. Heaven for us humans too, as August is usually a scorcher. Peeps who like the BIG perfect strawberries from California are … Continue reading

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Mitchell’s Sunny Gift!

My sweetie brings me sunflowers, my favorite!  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 journal! … Continue reading

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Tools: Sheaffer Vintage Desk Pen

Finally had success purchasing a vintage pen! I love this desk pen — beat up, but interesting gold nib that works! The 14k gold nib bends as if it was dropped — but that is the design. Right now it … Continue reading

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