Winner of Alice Hendon’s book giveaway


This week’s winner of the Life Imitates Doodles Wednesday giveaway is …. Chris Zar EDITED: It turns out that Chris already has a copy of Alice’s book, so she’s asked me to add this giveaway’s copy to the next giveaway! THANK YOU, CHRIS! (she is keeping the rest of the items. Chris is generous, butContinue reading “Winner of Alice Hendon’s book giveaway”

Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 5


Have you entered this week’s giveaway for a copy of Alice Hendon’s ‘Tangle Starts: Into the Future’, a tin of YouTangle tiles, a set of 48 Arteza Colored Pencils, and a 3 pk of Zebra Zensations Pens? If not, why not? It’s open internationally Go here to enter. Pages 25-27. Text: But he did not find theContinue reading “Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 5”

Teaser – 5 Days of Giveaways


My new blog is ready (I fervently hope) and I’m celebrating with 5 days of giveaways, starting tomorrow Dec. 3!  I thought I’d give you a sneak peek of the Prize Packages.  These giveaways will be world wide. All of the Hahnemühle products were provided by Hahnemühle_USA (thank you so much!).  I’m providing the 3-packs ofContinue reading “Teaser – 5 Days of Giveaways”

#PostcardsForTheLunchBag – Gerbil #DanielSmithArtistMaterials #Hahnemühle_USA #ZebraPen_USA


Yesterday, my hubby took a Gerbil in his lunch bag. Did you know that even though the Gerbil is a rodent, they are a distinct family different from rats?

Fox Spirit #Watercolor #DanielSmithArtistMaterials #Hahnemühle_USA #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup


The last and my favorite of the four negative ‘spirit’ paintings I did, using cloud studies as a base.  I decided to switch things up just a little, doing a portrait and adding more detail so it isn’t a true negative painting, though I did use the technique to carve out the shape of theContinue reading “Fox Spirit #Watercolor #DanielSmithArtistMaterials #Hahnemühle_USA #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup”

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal #Hahnemühle_USA #ZebraPenUS


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published on Tuesday and Saturday.There will be no Link List  for the 10th and 13th, but it will be back on Nov. 17th,God willin’ and the creek don’t rise! Polar Spirit – the third of my spirit paintings.  I had done four studies of the different types of cloudsContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal #Hahnemühle_USA #ZebraPenUS”

Alebrije-Moose, Hippo, Fox, Raccon #PostcardsForTheLunchBag #Watercolor #Hahnemühle_USA #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup #ZebraPen_USA


Today my hubby took an Alebrijs in his lunch bag.  Hippo,Moose, Fox, Raccoon Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Qor Watercolor on Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard.jpg Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Qor Watercolors on Hahnemühle Cold-Pressed Watercolour Postcard Where to buy or find Reviews of Hahnemühle & Zebra Pen Products For a full list and links toContinue reading “Alebrije-Moose, Hippo, Fox, Raccon #PostcardsForTheLunchBag #Watercolor #Hahnemühle_USA #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup #ZebraPen_USA”

Spirit Bear #Watercolor #Hahnemühle_USA #DanielSmithArtistMaterials #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup


This is the second of four negative paintings that I did using studies that I did of clouds.  I like the ghostly look that I got and have named them my spirit paintings. Daniel Smith Watercolors on Hahnemühle Britannia Cold-Pressed Watercolour PaperAdapted from a photo by jill111 at Pixabay Where to buy or find Reviews ofContinue reading “Spirit Bear #Watercolor #Hahnemühle_USA #DanielSmithArtistMaterials #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup”

Water Spirit #Watercolor #DanielSmithArtistMaterials #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup #Hahnemühle_USA


A few weeks back, I did some four studies of clouds. It was fun and I learned a lot, but the paintings weren’t something I wanted to keep.  I decided to do some negative painting and see what I could come up with. This is the one I liked the least.  I’ll share the othersContinue reading “Water Spirit #Watercolor #DanielSmithArtistMaterials #Doodlewash #WorldWatercolorGroup #Hahnemühle_USA”