Teaser – Gator Waiter at the Tiki Bar


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, & Daniel Smith Watercolor in a Grey Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook Hahnemühle has come out with toned watercolor books, one in beige and one in grey. I have a review going up on Doodlewash tomorrow, so be sure to check in. I’m also giving away one of each color toContinue reading “Teaser – Gator Waiter at the Tiki Bar”

Little Lamb – Counting Sheep #8


Artwork – White Nights Pastel Watercolor set on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook. Photo Courtesy of gamagapix on Pixabay. Happy and healthy Easter to those that celebrate! Happy and healthy day to those that don’t! It’s been a while since I did a sheep in my handmade Mary Roff sketchbook. I decidedContinue reading “Little Lamb – Counting Sheep #8”

Ocean in Moonlight


Artwork: Zebra Pen PM-701 Permanent Marker, Fountain Pen Ink & Kirarich Glitter Highlighters in a Hahnemühle Report & Art Book. I had an older fountain pen drawing that I didn’t like, so I rewet it and let the ink flow. And suddenly, I saw … Doodlewash Prompt: Ocean I use a permanent marker to outlineContinue reading “Ocean in Moonlight”

Crinoid Limestone


Artwork: Zebra Pen ClickArt Retractable Marker Pen in a Hahnemühle Cappuccino sketchbook. Reference photo courtesy of glaciergary on Pixabay. #Hahnemühle_USA #ZebraPen_USA #ZebraAmbassador Doodlewash prompt: Limes. I’m being tricky again and drew a picture of limestone with crinoid (sea lilies, starfish, urchins, etc) fossils instead of limes. Did you know that the Colosseum, the Sphinx, andContinue reading “Crinoid Limestone”

Something Green on Lilac


Artwork done with Zebra Pen’s cool new ClickArt Retractable Marker Pen & Kirarich Glitter Highlighters in a Hahnemühle Lilac 1584 sketchbook#Hahnemühle_USA #ZebraPen_USA #ZebraAmbassador Doodlewash prompt: Something Green

An Oldie, Moonlit


I’m back from my family reunion in Florida, trying to get over the cold I got while there (really, the family could have thought up a better gift, lol). I’ve used up all the paintings I did ahead of time, and I need to work on some reviews and tutorials. So. Facebook came up withContinue reading “An Oldie, Moonlit”

Leaves of Living Stone


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor in a Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook. Brush: Escoda Perla Round size 8, 10 and 12. Reference photo courtesy of derevv on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Leaves Lithiops are a succulent plant with leaves that look like pebbles, camouflage so that animals won’t eat them during the droughts ofContinue reading “Leaves of Living Stone”

Tutorial-How to Draw a Fun & Easy Turtle


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Sarasa Clip Gel Pen and Mechanical Color Pencil in Hahnemühle Lilac 1584 dot-grid sketchbook Susan Masters asked for a step-out for a Fun & Easy Turtle, so I did one. My example is blowing bubbles, so I’m using it for the Doodlewash prompt of Bubbles. And here’s the step-out. ToolsContinue reading “Tutorial-How to Draw a Fun & Easy Turtle”

Cherry Blossoms


Artwork – Holbein Gouache in a Hahnemühle Grey Book. Doodlewash Prompt: Cherry Blossom I was feeling rather unmotivated today, so I decided to just jump in and paint with out a reference photo or planning. It was also a bit of an experiment. One of the issues (so I’m told) with gouache is that itContinue reading “Cherry Blossoms”

Sunset in Fog


Artwork – Daniel Smith watercolor in a Hahnemühle Cappuccino Book. Photo reference courtesy of jplenio on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Sunset The moment I saw the prompt sunset, I knew the exact photo reference that I wanted to paint, and I knew my Cappuccino sketchbook (review) had the paper I wanted to use. I used whiteContinue reading “Sunset in Fog”