My “Business” Sketchbook: North Entrance Chandeliers

Are these going to be the last lights Kate draws? Only she knows!

D.Katie Powell Art

W14 10 22 WA CAPITOL NO ENTRY 6I think these are my last lamps for a while.
I’m not sure I want to become Kate-light!

To draw this last Tiffany chandelier I could stand and rest my notebook on the marble railing, next to Big George.

W14 10 22 WA CAPITOL NO ENTRY 10All of the Tiffany chandeliers have small design details that are sweet.  I don’t know that photographs do it justice, and I doubt most folks walking through are able to notice.  Drawing makes me notice.


There are tiny (almost) hearts at the bottom of the dome (above) that allow light to shine through, and a floral filigree pattern on the bottom (all images get bigger).

Teeny-tiny lights accent the floral pattern that graces the top of the lamp.

And the entire chandelier looks like a miniature gazebo, waiting for lovers!

The entry is an unusual space.  It is like they split a small inner dome
(and if you can’t visualize the…

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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