Abandoned Windflower


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth prompt: Abandoned. The Windflower (anemone) symbolizes being forsaken, and gaining strength through abandonment. Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-Aquafine Watercolor & white Gouache Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black Tulip brush Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. andContinue reading “Abandoned Windflower”

Ripple Peperomia


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Ripple. There are over 1500 Peperomia species – several, like the Emerald Ripple and Burgundy Ripple, with ripple in the name. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Aquafine Watercolor Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have you joined the World Watercolor Month fun? Tools: To find a list ofContinue reading “Ripple Peperomia”

Prehistoric Gardens & the Oregon Coast


Last week, my hubby and I took a 4-day road trip from Portland, Oregon almost all the way to the California border. Our ultimate goal was to enjoy the beautiful views. We also wanted to enjoy a moment of nostalgia and visit a little roadside attraction that seemed magical to us when we were veryContinue reading “Prehistoric Gardens & the Oregon Coast”

Abrupt Blackthorn


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Abrupt. Blackthorn symbolizes sudden change, usually in due to strife of some kind. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Aquafine Watercolor Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have you joined the World Watercolor Month fun? Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S.Continue reading “Abrupt Blackthorn”

Hush Iris


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Hush. Many types of Iris are called Hush. Hush Diana, Dawn Hush, and Hush Money are only a few of them. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Aquafine Watercolor Paper: Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have you joined the World Watercolor Month fun? Tools: To find a list ofContinue reading “Hush Iris”

Bouganvillea and the Gnarled Tree


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Gnarled. Bougainvillea isn’t gnarled, but they often climb trees that are! Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Aquafine Watercolor Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have you joined the World Watercolor Month fun? Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada,Continue reading “Bouganvillea and the Gnarled Tree”

Angel Wing Begonias


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Wing. I went with the Angel Wing Begonia because of the name. There is also a Dragon Wing Begonia. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Kuretake Gansai Tambi Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes I’m jumping around between my pre-stamped sheet, but this is the last of the promptsContinue reading “Angel Wing Begonias”

Review: ZIG Clean Color Real Brush


Traditional watercolor and brush are fabulous and convenient, but sometimes you want something even more convenient. Kuretake’s ZIG Clean Color Real Brush fills the need. To learn more, read my review of the 90-color set at Doodlewash.com!

Tutorial: How to Paint a Loose & Lovely Landscape in Watercolor


As part of ZenArt’s World Watercolor Month series of tutorials, I’ve made this video showing you how I create my Loose & Lovely landscapes. Later today, I have a review of Kuretake’s ZIG Clean Color Real Brush up at Doodlewash! You can see me do another Loose & Lovely Watercolor!

Giveaway! Kuretake Historic Art Sets


Tomorrow, I’ll be reviewing Kuretake’s Zig Clean Color Real Brushes 90-color set. Be sure to check it out! Meanwhile, I’m giving away two of the Historic Art sets that they sent me! U. S. only (sorry) This giveaway runs until Friday, July 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT Prize Packages: One winner will receive a MonetContinue reading “Giveaway! Kuretake Historic Art Sets”