Honeysuckle on Butterfly Peaflower


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#DoodlewashJune2021 prompt: Honeysuckle,

Did you know that honeysuckle is considered an invasive plant, but it also has many health benefits?

I had some paper that I’d stained with butterfly peaflower tea earlier. Since it also has many health benefits, I decided it would be a good background for a honeysuckle plant. Okay – I really did it because I wanted to save time by not painting a background. The other sounds more profound though, so that’s my story and I’m sticking with it.

Reference photo courtesy of rgerber.

  • Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen
  • Background: Dried Butterfly Peaflower Tea
  • Paint: Daler-Rowney Aquafine watercolor
  • Paper: Hahnemühle cold-press Agave watercolor paper
  • Brush: ZenArt Black Tulip brushes

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Published by Life Imitates Doodles Art, Reviews & Tutorials

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.

10 thoughts on “Honeysuckle on Butterfly Peaflower

  1. Your art is so lovely I Love this!
    My honeysuckle just started blooming this week! The heavenly scent is filling my yard- oh the old fashioned roses are making their presence known too!

  2. You lead me on a trip down memory lane. I remembered my mom had a honeysuckle bubble bath that I got to use too. I never thought about what they looked like until your I saw your artwork today. I like the colors.

  3. The butterfly peaflower tea adds a delicious background to this beautiful flower. I’m going to have to get some to experiment with. I’ve always loved honeysuckle but mine looks different from this one.

  4. I still love honeysuckle…..even though it has no boundaries! Such a happy looking blossom and smells so sweet!

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