Broom, Windy & Leaves


Artwork: Zebra pen ClickArt markers in a Hahnemühle beige-toned watercolor sketchbook. Did you know it’s believed the household sweeper is called a broom because originally it was made from one of several species of broom plant (scot’s broom, common broom, french broom, etc.). Three Doodlewash prompts in one drawing with a poem to go along,Continue reading “Broom, Windy & Leaves”

Cat in the Moonlight


Artwork: Gouache in a Hahnemühle grey-toned watercolor sketchbook. If you are here for my Hahnemühle Nostalgie sketchpad and Sarasa Clip Pens giveaway, you can find it here. Three Doodlewash prompts in one painting & to keep it simple I went with a Haiku poem this time. Beneath the moonlight,Into the night sky, cat yowlshis messageContinue reading “Cat in the Moonlight”

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!

REVIEW: Albrecht Dürer® Faber-Castell Artists’ Watercolor Markers


Ever dreamed about watercolor markers that are non-toxic, odorless and have high to maximum lightfastness? Please check out my full review at Doodlewash to learn more about these professional quality markers!

REVIEW – The Hahnemühle Collection Watercolour Blocks and Sketch Pads


Hahnemühle has added the Collection to their mould-made watercolour papers, as well as sketch pads and pastel papers. Please check out my full review at Doodlewash to learn more about thisextremely durable paper, and how I turned this painting … … into this painting of Koi!

Morning Sun on Winter Wheat


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Opaque Watercolor and Gouache in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook. Reference photo courtesy of Nelya on Pixabay.   Doodlewash Prompt: Wheat Did you know that wheat is used in particle board, paper, hair conditioners, adhesives, plastics, cups, golf tees, medical swabs, charcoal and more? I don’t think it shows inContinue reading “Morning Sun on Winter Wheat”

Grape Jelly


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor, Van Gogh Metallic Gold & Copper and white gouache in a Grey Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook. Reference photo courtesy of labenord on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Grape Jelly Grapes again! Did you know that there are more than 8,000 grape varieties? Tools: Hahnemuhle Toned Watercolor Book (review) Lavender Rose of Ultramarine Amethyst Genuine Van Gogh Speciality PaletteContinue reading “Grape Jelly”