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About dkatiepowell

cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist began as zennie then turned to tibetan AND interested in the study of various spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business, making a dream happen insomniac who is either reading mysteries or autobio journal thangs or buddhism early in the morning when i can’t sleep. . . lover of dotz . . . and dashes –

New Moon Lion Face

On the New Moon we rest.  We dream.  We go within. If not full rest, which is hard in our 9-to-5, six-days-a-week work craze, Then we rest by being soft with ourselves. I have to work today.  I’ve had issues … Continue reading

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Dark of the Moon, She Dreams

This moonth, as I worked my cycle, I found I had few words and painted as much as possible.  I struggled in the beginning with what and how to teach lunar journaling. I have journaled since my first “Dear Diary” … Continue reading

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For the Solstice, a Tribute to Suns

My Mexicali Series started with my love of Mexican Sun faces. I grew up with in Southern California, big, copper and silver happy faced suns. My mom had one hanging in our living room forever. This morning was Solstice! In the … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Waning Moon

A Woman in the Moon graces another Waning Third Quarter. She is a bit sleepy, getting ready to release into the Dark of the Moon. Quinacridone Gold, Phthalo Green, Genuine Hematite, Quinacridone Brunt Orange, and Cobalt Blue, all Daniel Smith colors. Offering … Continue reading

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Waning Quarter, She is Pushing the World

So much has manifested in terms of loving the gurls, loving painting the cycle, speaking without words! So why this image?  She is pushing the world. It takes effort to align with intentions. When the lunar cycle started, I had … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Between one day and the next

Originally posted on Sukanya Ramanujan:
The Waxing Moon

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Luna Moth Moon

A Luna Moth on the full moon, painted because Heather Santos had a visit the other day. My own reaction the first time I saw one was delight! They look more like delicate birds than moths, or friendly creatures from another planet. As I was drawing … Continue reading

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Summer of Color Full Moon

Full moons continue to be painted by me long after the moon has moved into gibbous waning moon. Wild summer colors that remind me of the beach! She took a turn I had not planned on; a halo developed! Watercolors … Continue reading

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Full Moon, Another!

Thinking I was done, she came dancing with the full moon! Happy Paint Party Friday!        I agree to the  Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International License, which you can learn more about by visiting the site, or, visit my web page … Continue reading

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