Category Archives: history

Washington State Flag, 1

My rendering of the Historic Flag, above. Below, the Historic Flag in the State Reception Room. We begin the process of replicating the Washington State Flag originally made by the Washington State chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon Celebration Dinner, The Event

Mitchell and Kate attended the Restoration Celebration to raise money for the the 2016 Most Endangered Places, and to hear the winners of the 2015 Demuro Awards, as the guest of one of our clients, Karla Pearlstein of Restoring History. … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon Celebration Dinner, Kate’s Process

Mitchell and Kate attended the Restoration Celebration to raise money for the the 2016 Most Endangered Places, and to hear the winners of the 2015 Demuro Awards, as the guest of one of our clients, Karla Pearlstein of Restoring History. … Continue reading

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Process: Circus Ball!

The thing I love most about our business is that you never know what is going to roll into our studio for treatment! Earlier this year, a new client sent the images below, along with the image of his aunt … Continue reading

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Revitalize Main Street Act

Restore Oregon is helping to stop our downtowns from disappearing and becoming unsightly slums, reusing stable buildings in need of some TLC, and to preserve history.  The tax incentive will help those already interested to bring the older building back … Continue reading

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Washington State Justice Building

This gallery contains 15 photos.

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My last sketch onsite from earlier in the year, with watercolors added Sunday. It was pouring, our work at the Capitol completed, and we were on our way home. Mitchell wanted to explore…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Tiffany Chandeliers Mark Pathways

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
It is unusual for me to start my sketchbook posts with photographs, but this Tiffany chandelier is simply too beautiful. I did not do them justice! They line the hallways and mark entrances…

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