Review: Zenso Watercolors Dotcards


Zenso watercolors are handmade, hand mulled with homemade binder.  They are available in pan (aka cake) form and as dotcard sampler packs, such as I’m reviewing here.   Cheetarah, the creator of Zenso Watercolors is a Mixed Media Artist with a love for watercolor, Fountain pens, and Science Fiction, who has turned her hand toContinue reading “Review: Zenso Watercolors Dotcards”

REVIEW: Zebra Pen Mildliners


The old yellow highlighter ain’t what it used to be. Zebra Pens has a range of 25 colors, and if you only use them for highlighting, you are missing out. Great for bullet journaling, calligraphy, mixed media and more, these pens have bright, vibrant colors. To find out more, read my review of these fabulousContinue reading “REVIEW: Zebra Pen Mildliners”

REVIEW: ‘Tangle All Around the World’ by Alice Hendon


Last year, Alice Hendon invited the members of her ‘Tangle All Around’ Facebook group to submit tangle patterns for a book. This year, she did it again! Life in Tangles is Book 8 in Alice Hendon’s Artangleology Series. It’s chock full of tangle patterns, 504 of them, all created by 92 different tangle artists. ToContinue reading “REVIEW: ‘Tangle All Around the World’ by Alice Hendon”

TUTORIAL: Snow Scene Monoprint with Gelli Arts® Printing Plate and Hahnemühle Paper


Sorry about the delay. This tutorial was meant to be posted yesterday, but there were scheduling problems. But it is up and live now! Monoprints can give you fresh and surprising images. Each one is unique, and they’re so easy to do. It makes me feel like I’m fingerpainting! Please check out my Tutorial atContinue reading “TUTORIAL: Snow Scene Monoprint with Gelli Arts® Printing Plate and Hahnemühle Paper”

REVIEW: St. Louis Art Supply Journals


Looking for a high quality sketchbook? Or a good one that’s great for sketches and practice. St. Louis Art Supply may have the sketchbooks you are looking for! Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about St. Louis Art Supply’s watercolor journals and Pro Mixed Media notebook.

Tutorial – How to Draw a Wombat with Pointillism


I have a tutorial up at the Zebra Pen Z-Blog with a step-by-step pattern for drawing a Hairy-nosed Wombat and steps for coloring it using the Pointilism style. Head over to the Zebra Pen Z-Blog and read my tutorial to find out how it’s done!

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!

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!

REVIEW: Faber-Castell Creative Studio Portable Watercolors


Looking for a great beginner-to-intermediate watercolor set that’s portable, yet has a full range of colors? Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about Faber-Castell’s 48-color watercolor set complete with brush!