Giveaway-Closed


I’m so happy to be able to giveaway away these items. I’ve spent so much time with these pens and this paper, and I love being able to share them. Sarasa Clip Gel Retractable Pens don’t blob or skip and come in such a wonderful range of colors. I like coloring an area and spreadingContinue reading “Giveaway-Closed”

Doodlewash September – 30 Prompts in One Drawing


If you are looking for my Viviva Colorsheets and Sketchbook review, you can find it here. This was drawn with Zebra Pens Sarasa Clip Gel Retractable Pens in a Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchpad AND… Tomorrow, I have a giveaway for someone to win a complete set of Sarasa Retractable Clip Gel Pens and a Hahnemühle NostalgieContinue reading “Doodlewash September – 30 Prompts in One Drawing”

REVIEW: Viviva Colorsheets and Sketchbook


Have you ever been out painting on the go, or even in a small area at home, and wondered how to carry everything and where to set it all down? Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about Viviva Colorsheets, an elegant solution to the problem, and about their beautiful new sketchbook!

Giveaway Closed-Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketch Pad & Sarasa Clip Gel Retractable Pens


One of my favorite combinations to work with is Nostalgie paper and Sarasa Clip Pens. I use the pens in both the traditional manner and as watercolors. You can see a couple of examples here and here. As you may know I’m a Zebra Pen Ambassador. Hahnemühle doesn’t have an Ambassador program, but they sendContinue reading “Giveaway Closed-Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketch Pad & Sarasa Clip Gel Retractable Pens”

Doodlewash Doodles – August, Week 2


Yes. That’s how far behind I am. These are Doodlewash prompts for the 2nd week of August! The other thing of note is that I drew this with Zebra Pens Sarasa Clip Gel Retractable Pens (yes! You can use them like they were watercolor!) in a Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchpad (yes! Nostalgie paper now comes inContinue reading “Doodlewash Doodles – August, Week 2”

Blue Wildebeest – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Thanks to Fabrizio Frigeni for sharing their work on Unsplash. Did you know that the Blue Wildebeest often migrates with Zebras; a symbiotic relationship because zebras have better memories for safe passages, and wildebeest can smell out water better? This painting rapidlyContinue reading “Blue Wildebeest – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Pembroke Welsh Corgi Puppy – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference Photo courtesy of Zaibork on Pixabay. Did you know that, according to Welsh legend, fairies and elves have Pembroke Welsh Corgis to pull their coaches, and that fae warriors ride them as steeds? Tools: To find a list ofContinue reading “Pembroke Welsh Corgi Puppy – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

REVIEW: YinMn Blue Watercolor


YInMn Blue – what is it and how do I pronounce it without spraining my tongue? And what’s so exciting about it? Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about the first new inorganic blue in over 200 years!

Tomorrow morning – my review of YinMn Blue Watercolor


You’ve probably heard about this new color discovered in 2009. It’s just recently available to artists. Tomorrow morning, I’ll be sharing my impressions of the color at Doodlewash!

Domestic Dog – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference Photo courtesy of Zaibork on Pixabay. Did you know that recent studies of ancient finds and DNA suggest dogs may have been domesticated more than once throughout history? Despite this it is believed that our current domestic dogs all originatedContinue reading “Domestic Dog – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”