Black Sheep

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Today, my hubby took a black sheep in his lunchbag.

The Doodlewash prompt for today is … wait for it … ‘black sheep’! No surprise there.

I thought ‘oh, I’ve got to do something unique for this prompt’. Then I realized that I’ve never painted a black sheep. So I had to do one. HAD to!

Usually, I use pen first, but since this guy was going to be black, I felt pen would just get lost and wasn’t really needed.

Black paint is usually boring so I used a mix of Permanent Alizarin Crimson and Phthalo Green, mixing them on the paper, to create my almost black. Quinacridone Gold, for the eye and the background, really made my mix POP!

Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Quill size 4 and Velvetouch Round Size 8. Photo courtesy of corgaasbeek on Pixabay.

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Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pens. I'm a self-taught artist who dances about with all sorts of artistic mediums. My main loves are Watercolor, Zentangle and Ballpoint pen. The subjects of my work are many and varied and change at whim. I'm a little bit crazy, but doesn't that come with being an artist? At my Life Imitates Doodles Blog, I post a list of resource links for Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways two times a week. I also write reviews, hold giveaways and share my art work.

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