Hippo Bathing – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


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 scholty1970 at Pixabay.

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Today, my hubby took a hippo in his lunchbag. Did you know that the hippopotamus doesn’t have sweat glands? But they excrete a pink fluid that acts as a natural sun block.

Doodlewash Prompt #Ice. You’d feel a shiver of ice down your spine if you saw this guy popping up next to your boat!

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(and where you can buy them)

Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcards (you can find my review here).

Zensations Technical pens

DANIEL SMITH 15ml watercolor

Princeton Artist Brush Neptune, Brushes for Watercolor Series 4750, Quill Synthetic Squirrel, Size 4

4 comments

  1. a natural sunblock. that’s interesting. you know so much about animals because of your dad. that’s an incredible legacy to have

  2. Wow! So the pink we often see on hippos is their sunblock secretion – that’s fascinating. Your hippo looks a bit hungry – perfect commentary for riding along in hubby’s lunchbag.

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