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One Man’s Trash

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Originally posted on No Facilities:
Cherished Workshop Stool As I look around my workshop, I see hundreds of objects that are important to me. Some are favorite tools. Some are jigs and fixtures that I’ve made to make woodworking easier.…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Aesthetics Movement Pieces

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
You may remember these sketches; they started me thinking about how many beautiful objects we see daily.  I decided to dedicate one of my new Stillman & Birn sketchbooks to our business.  My…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Webbing Stretchers

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
My commitment to documenting the upholstery studio is ongoing; Palma Rea’s challenge prompted this watercolor sketch. I said no more challenges but her list is too much fun. I chose Mitchell’s webbing stretchers…

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My Business Sketchbook: Our Holiday Card

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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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My “Business” Sketchbook: Washington State Justice Building

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
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: The Lion Torchéres

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
At the end of our last day working in the Senate Offices of the Legislative Building on the Washington State Capitol Campus, we crossed the grass in the pouring rain  to the Justice…

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Our Antique Burro Chair, Monterey Style

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Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
I 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…

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