Year of the Ox – Postcard for the Lunch Bag


Did you know that the Ox is the second in the order of zodiac animals. According to one legend, the Emperor declared a race to determine the order of the animals. The ox was almost first but the rat, realizing that he couldn’t outrun the ox, jumped on his shoulders and jumped in front ofContinue reading “Year of the Ox – Postcard for the Lunch Bag”

Stretching – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


#DoodlewashJanuary2021 Prompt: Growing. It’s stretching like a giraffe’s neck, but I’m claiming this for the prompt because it’s obvious that giraffes do a LOT of growing! And eat growing leaves. Yeah. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Did you know that a giraffe’s neck is not long enough to touch the ground? That’sContinue reading “Stretching – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Kitten Puffball-Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Doodlewash prompt: Kitten. Did you know that kittens sleep up to 22 hours a day at first, then 18-20, averaging around 16 hours once they are adults? I decided I had better go back to doing some regular watercolor before I forget how it differs from gouache! Artwork-QoR Watercolor on Hahnemühle hot press ‘The Collection’Continue reading “Kitten Puffball-Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Penguin- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Chinstrap Penguin in a Scarf-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper If you are looking for my latest giveaway, which includes Hahnemühle paper, Gelli Arts printing plates and more, you can find it here. Did you know that despite popular belief, Penguins DO have elbows and knees!Continue reading “Penguin- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Bison Bison Bison – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of daipicard on Pixabay. If you are looking for my latest giveaway, which includes Hahnemühle paper, Gelli Arts printing plates and more, you can find it here. Did you know that the scientific name for the American Bison is Bison BisonContinue reading “Bison Bison Bison – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Wild Turkey – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of MOHANN on Pixabay. If you are looking for my latest giveaway, which includes Hahnemühle paper, Gelli Arts printing plates and more, you can find it here. Did you know that turkeys have around 5,000 to 6,000Continue reading “Wild Turkey – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Siberian Husky – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle ‘The Collection’ Coldpress Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of Tanya50 on Pixabay. If you are looking for my latest giveaway, which includes Hahnemühle paper, Gelli Arts printing plates and more, you can find it here. Did you know that huskys and other sled dogsContinue reading “Siberian Husky – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Snowy Owl – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference Photo by Jongsun Lee on Unsplash. Did you know that the male snowy owl is mostly or entirely white, while the female has black bars? Doodlewash Prompt: Owl Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S.Continue reading “Snowy Owl – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Working for the Daily Bread – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo used with permission from Malcolm Smith on Flickr. Did you know that squirrels have double-jointed hind legs? So you might meet one while hiking but don’t try to race it up a tree! Doodlewash prompt: Hiking Tools:Continue reading “Working for the Daily Bread – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Sunrise on Snow


Artwork- Watercolor and Gouache on a Hahnemühle The Collection Cold press watercolor paper Have you entered this weeks giveaway for a chance to win a sample pack of Collection watercolor paper? You can enter here. Here’s a video I did while painting on one of the Collection blocks. Tools: To find a list of dealers,Continue reading “Sunrise on Snow”