Tag Archives: Art Deco

My “Business” Sketchbook: Tiffany Chandeliers Mark Pathways

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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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My “Business” Sketchbook: Sketching the Senate from the Floor

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
Like my earlier post on drawing the Senate gallery details, I came around to draw the Senate from a different angle.  I sat on the floor of the first entry arch looking up…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Senate Gallery Details

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
More drawing challenges in the Washington State Legislative Building. Before I went running around, I asked where I could go with the pass we used to get into the Senate office area.  It…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: The Rotunda

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
This week at the Washington State Legislative Building I had a good deal of free time, as it was Mitchell doing the lion’s share of the work on the Senator’s offices.  In the…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Tiffany Chandeliers South Entrance

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
The chandeliers are a crowning point in the Washington State Capitol Legislative Building.  The architects felt the most important fixtures were those in the north portico, in the rotunda, and in the entry…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Ballroom Rug

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
Posting a page I am not 100% happy with. I may even try again . . .  We’ll get to that! The carpet in the State Reception Room floored me. It is so…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Outside Torchéres

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
The outside lighting at the Capitol is another one of those parts that must be overlooked by visitors during the day, who are not drawn to the various sconces and torchéres because the…

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