Domesticating the Fox – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


If you are here for the Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #4, you can find it here. Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Qor watercolor on Hahenemühle Rough watercolor postcard.  Photo reference by Sunyu at Unsplash. Today my hubby took a red fox in his lunch bag. In the 1950’s, a study was begun to investigate how domestication of animalsContinue reading “Domesticating the Fox – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Jackrabbit – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork: Zebra Zensation Technical pen & Daniel Smith watercolor on Hahnemühle Watercolor Rough Postcard Doodlewash Prompt #Rabbit Today, my hubby took a Jackrabbit in his lunchbag. Although the Jackrabbit has the word ‘rabbit’ in their name, they are actually a hare, and the two animals are different. Hares are larger with bigger ears and longerContinue reading “Jackrabbit – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Penguin Chick: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial


Have you seen my review of Ecoline Watercolor Brush Pens? You can find it here. Today, my hubby took a penguin chick in his lunch bag. #Penguin was one of the February prompts on Doodlewash and the reference photo I used was courtesy of MemoryCatcher at Pixabay. My chick was done on Hanemühle cold-pressed watercolorContinue reading “Penguin Chick: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial”

Potbellied Seahorse-Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Today, my hubby took a pot bellied seahorse in his lunch bag. You heard that right – it’s also called a big bellied seahorse. You can’t make this stuff up! They’re the largest horse in Australia, noted for their large, swollen bellies and larger than usual snouts. They aren’t capable of eating anything larger thanContinue reading “Potbellied Seahorse-Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Sea Turtle-Postcards for the Lunch Bag


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday giveaway, you can find it here. Today, my hubby took a sea turtle in his lunch bag. Reference photo courtesty of LeandroDeCarvalho on Pixabay. Sorry, I didn’t get this done step-by-step. I was trying something a little different and didn’t want to interrupt theContinue reading “Sea Turtle-Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Black Cat: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday giveaway, you can find it here. Today’s artwork was done on a Hahnemühle Cold-pressed Watercolor postcard. One of the giveaway items this week, is a tin of these postcards! Today, my hubby took a black cat in his lunch bag. This was done forContinue reading “Black Cat: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial”

Pygmy Elephant – Pencil to Paint


Be sure to visit in the morning for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday giveaway. A tin of Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcards and a 6-pack of Zebra Zensations Technical pens are only two of the items in the prize package. Doodlewash/WorldWatercolorGroup Prompt #Elephant The Pgymy Elephant of Borneo is about 30% smaller than otherContinue reading “Pygmy Elephant – Pencil to Paint”

Alebrije Pig – Pencil to Paint


Doodlewash/WorldWatercolorGroup Prompt #Pig In real life, an alebrije pig can be any size you want. In real life, the Guiness Book World’s Record Holder for largest pig is Big Bill. In 1933, he weighed in at 2,552 lb, stood 5 ft tall and was 9 ft long! Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Qor WatercolorContinue reading “Alebrije Pig – Pencil to Paint”

The Screaming Hairy Alebrije – Pencil to Paint


The Screaming Hairy Alebrije adds a little extra to his protection routine. Like all armadillos, he rolls into a ball when threatened. Due to his glittering colors, he then resembles a disco ball ,and his enemies cannot resist dancing until they run away. He is seldom attacked by the same enemy twice, because, really. WhoContinue reading “The Screaming Hairy Alebrije – Pencil to Paint”

Pajama Walrus – Pencil to Paint


The Pajama Walrus always feels sad. Even though he’s always in his jammies, no one ever invites him for a sleep-over. Believe it or not! Today’s postcard is done on a Hahnemühle rough watercolor postcard. This is another animal that I draw freehand without worrying about my grid cards. A lot of the work inContinue reading “Pajama Walrus – Pencil to Paint”