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VSW: Pittock Mansion, Detail Stonework

Ink and watercolor.  Detail. To hear about classes, follow me on Instagram, 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! Hahnemühle Watercolour … Continue reading

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VSW: Pittock Mansion, In the Style of…

I love inkpainting, but I’ve been stalled a bit on my own growth as a watercolorist… I am actually a bit bored. Not that I am very very good — but I have a handle on watercolors after playing with … Continue reading

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VSW: Pittock Mansion, West Bedroom

What do you do with a really bad drawing in your nice new art journal? I started this on a day of talking and talking and a little sketching with an art friend. We went to the Pittock Mansion to … Continue reading

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Patriotic Jumper in Grey

The Patriotic Jumper is actually white.  He is huge, almost the size of a horse, and he is one of my favorites. He ended up grey because I had to save a perfectly good drawing which I messed up. I … Continue reading

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Parker Ponies

The little Parker Ponies are set on the table as if they racing. I see these wooden horses in movement in my imagination all the time, and what they might have been like in their glory! I’m sitting next to … Continue reading

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Sharing a Carousel Event!

Carousel horses have always delighted, even in the midst of virtual games and E-ticket rides; most of us don’t stop and look at them, but are seduced by the music and the action and the lights. I started a group … Continue reading

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Carousel Horses Arrived!

I sketched these in October and kept thinking I would use watercolor on the first images of the carousel horses. Now I am letting them be what they are, the beginning of the coloring book. To hear about classes, follow … Continue reading

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