Our Antique Burro Chair, Monterey Style

Okay, a watercolor of one of our painted chairs done in the style of Mason Monterey!

D.Katie Powell Art

W14 12 9 LS DONKEY CHAIR 9I started out to do a little post on painting one of our chairs.
Then I realized I was posting about a chair I had also painted —
so figured I should post about both restoration, painting the chair and my sketch!

Mitchell and I both love chairs —
I admit to having a fetish for them and that is not too strong a word,
as I can barely pass one by.  He is my partner in crime in that he is always willing to fix a broken down lovely old chair and then let me have my way with it —
unless it is valuable or for some crazy reason he takes a liking to the wood.
Me having my way with it means to paint it.  I love painted chairs, and when
I get too many I give some away to make way for the new.

These chairs…

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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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