Kitten! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Escoda Perla Round Size 8 and 12 I’ve got family stuff going on this week, and won’t be around too much, but I wanted to get at least one Pencil to Paint tutorial done. Since most of my Pencil to PaintsContinue reading “Kitten! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

Puppy! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jane Davenport Travel Watercolor Brush Collapsible Mini Paint Brush and Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 in. This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first andContinue reading “Puppy! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

Peacock – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first and then painted with watercolor. Before You Start I had a difficult choice to make with this painting. Did I want to focus onContinue reading “Peacock – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

Keel-billed Toucan – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Schmincke watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Quill Size 4 & Neptune Round Size 8. Did you know that Toucan Sam, the lively toucan on Froot Loops cereal is a Keel-billed Toucan? This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because itContinue reading “Keel-billed Toucan – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

Golden Snub-nose Monkey – Pencil to Paint


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Daniel Smith watercolor and ARTEZA Real Brush Pens on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Round, size 8. This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first and then painted with watercolor. Before You Start The BBC has beenContinue reading “Golden Snub-nose Monkey – Pencil to Paint”

Waiting – A Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and watercolor on a Hahnemühle Rough Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Aqua Elite Travel Brush Set, Series 4850 Synthetic Kolinsky  This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first and then painted with watercolor. Before You Start Some paintings, you just start andContinue reading “Waiting – A Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

White Tail Saki – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical pens and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Photo reference from A_Different_Perspective on Pixabay. This is the last of my lost and found postcards, along with Sunday’s caracal cat, and Monday’s Sheep. So details will be sparse because I can’t remember that far back. The White Tail SakiContinue reading “White Tail Saki – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

A Sheepish Hello – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical pens and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Photo reference from Skitterphoto on Pixabay. Have I mentioned that I have gremlins in my home? I know I have, because if I turn away for an instant – an INSTANT – things disappear. I couldn’t possibly lose this manyContinue reading “A Sheepish Hello – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

Caracal Cat – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Zebra Zensations Technical pens and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Rough Watercolor postcard. This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first and then painted with watercolor. Before You Start Okay – this was one of those paintings where life and art collided a bit. IContinue reading “Caracal Cat – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

Testing My New Gouache Set


Artwork- Wet Paint Exclusive Holbein Gouache set on Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black watercolor paper and Hahnemühle Britannia watercolor paper. Brushes: Jack Richeson 713995 Watermedia Pocket Plein Air Brush Set. I used the 3/4 inch flat brush throughout for all four paintings. Note: Gouache IS watercolor – but it isn’t as processed as long as the paint labeledContinue reading “Testing My New Gouache Set”