Watercolor Flower Painting: How to Paint a Flamingo Feather Plant


This month, ZenArt’s World Watercolor Month has been doing a series of watercolor tutorials. It’s World Watercolor Month, and today’s optional prompt is Feathered. I thought about doing a video on how to paint a feather – but there are a lot of those! Then I saw the Flamingo Feather Celosia, and thought ah! simpleContinue reading “Watercolor Flower Painting: How to Paint a Flamingo Feather Plant”

Tutorial: How to Paint a Fizzy Drink in Watercolor


It’s World Watercolor Month, and today’s optional prompt is Effervescent. That’s hard to paint until you consider that Fizzy is another word for effervescent. As part of ZenArt’s World Watercolor Month series of tutorials, I’ve made this video showing you how to paint a Fizzy Drink! Later today, I have a review of Aquafine’s WatercolorContinue reading “Tutorial: How to Paint a Fizzy Drink in Watercolor”

Butterfly Peaflower Tea mini tutorial


#DoodlewashMay2021 prompts: Blue Skies & Eating. I was drinking some Dried Butterfly Peaflower Tea this morning and wondering what to do about the May Doodlewash prompt, since I was already a day behind. And remembered that Dried Butterfly Peaflower Tea makes a beautiful blue dye and thought Duh! You can get the tea in powderContinue reading “Butterfly Peaflower Tea mini tutorial”

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”