Tag Archives: Yamantaka

Studio Cats Growing Up!

They are getting old enough and BIG enough that it is time for them to learn to be in the studio unsupervised for short times… We clip their nails and their are rules… *hahahahahaaaaa rules will be broken in our … Continue reading

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Inktober 25, Studio Cat

An empty cart, a cat and Mitchell… Wheeeeeee! 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 … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 15, Canvas Project, Bedlam!

  BEDLAM! I have the word “BEDLAM” for my entry into the Canvas Project 2018… I started with sketches, as I only have one canvas! I saw Yaman coming at me one night! Bedlam is when the “kittens” get CRAZY … Continue reading

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The Grace of Ritual

My gratitude was easier even though it was a tough week. Politics is effecting me, making me so sad. While we try to live in the present, we also look to the future, as Chagdud Rinpoche once said, “with a … Continue reading

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HBG: Dr. Prull

Lest you think that the saga of the quarantine will be forever, I think this is my last post on the quarantine days. *they are now with us, you know* But really, it is a testimony to the power of … Continue reading

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HBG: Squirt!

For most of my life, cats have been deterred and trained with a squirt gun. These two are not succumbing! Yaman loves water… more on that later. Savitri doesn’t like it but she is so tenacious that only a time … Continue reading

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HBG: Ice Cream Sticks

The ice-cream-stick game. The only good thing to come from the botched kidney stone surgery! Began with Jai and Kamala, and now the torch has passed to Yaman and Savitri. *sammy looks at the sticks, then at us, as if, … Continue reading

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HBG: Scary Things!

It is not nice to be scared but they are so freaking funny when they are… Yamantaka (who I keep calling Charlie, as in, “Listen Charlie…”) was running pell-mell with his new-found freedom in our studio when he came face … Continue reading

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HBG: Dosha Types

*btw, that is not a rat… it is he with his head under a roll of cotton trying to find a rattle mouse he thinks went under the roll. Also, this was written when they had not yet come off … Continue reading

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HBG: Toilet Paper Box

Building a fort for them reminded me of the forts I built as a kid! They are so tiny that we built it out of the toilet paper boxes for the studio… When my mom and I moved into a … Continue reading

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HBG: Savitri Is So Gurlie!

I can say these are gurlie traits because I am one… You know how women can change their minds? Be unpredictable?  Seem soft but BE hard as nails? That’s Savitri… On the other hand, Yaman wears his heart on his … Continue reading

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HBG: Yamantaka Loves Dangly Thangs

All the things we were going to name them… Yamantaka stuck! He is named after the underworld god AFTER he met Manjushri and acquired wisdom and discernment. I know, a lot to lay on that little guys head… but he … Continue reading

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