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My Business Sketchbook: Our Holiday Card

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
It was fun to create a holiday card this year, the end of my first year of watercolors! I had good models in a late 19th century chair from a set that will…

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Process: German Gothic Revival Fauteuil ca. 1860

by DKP A family heirloom, this piece made it from Germany to the USA intact, but did not fare well from Oklahoma to Oregon, and was damaged by movers who did not pack nor handle the chair properly.  This was … Continue reading

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Process: Chippendale Camelback Settee Upholstery

by DKP This came to us a badly damaged sentimental family heirloom.  The settee buildup was carefully excavated, the frame disassembled, the broken parts (arm, shoulder) were repaired and replaced.  The original innards were cleaned and used to rebuild the … Continue reading

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