Frosty Fall Morning


Artwork- Watercolor and gouache on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesty of kudybadorota on Pixabay. Did you know that most white horses are actually grey? They are born dark and gradually lighten to a shade of light gray or white as they get older. The rare true white horse is born white,Continue reading “Frosty Fall Morning”

Berries on Ice


On Sunday, my second flash giveaway for a Hahnemühle sample pack of cold press ‘The Collection’ watercolour paper will start at 05:00 pm PST. The above painting will be one of the prizes. My friend Jennifer McLean is also having a giveaway for sample packs of ‘The Collection’ watercolor paper. You can find it here.Continue reading “Berries on Ice”

Doggie with a Winter Coat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of fulls26 on Pixabay. Did you know we’ve been dressing up our dogs for a long time? There are paintings from the Royal Courts of Europe with dogs in coats, and we’ve even found a suit of samurai armor from theContinue reading “Doggie with a Winter Coat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

A Merriment of Mushrooms


On Sunday, my second flash giveaway for a Hahnemühle sample pack of cold press ‘The Collection’ watercolour paper will start at 05:00 pm PST. The above painting will be one of the prizes. Artwork- Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Did you know that before synthetic dyes, mushrooms were often usedContinue reading “A Merriment of Mushrooms”

Sea Turtle – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Elite Travel Round size 10. Photo courtesy of GerDukes on Pixabay. Are you looking for: the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #24 Tutorial-How to Paint with QoR Iridescent Watercolor Tutorial – How to Paint a Sloth Bear Tomorrow,Continue reading “Sea Turtle – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

World Watercolor Month in Lombardy (kind of ) font


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical pen & Qor Watercolor on Hahnemühle YouTangle Tile. Princeton 3/8 in Elite Dagger brush. Are you looking for: the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #24 Tutorial – How to Draw and Paint a RoosterTutorial – How to Paint a Sloth Bear My watercolor mentor and teacher, Kathy Delumpa Allegri (seeContinue reading “World Watercolor Month in Lombardy (kind of ) font”

Shoebill


This artwork was done in a Hahnemühle Grey Book. Be sure to on Wednesday morning for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday giveaway. A Grey Book is just one of the items in this week’s prize package! Photo reference courtesy of veverkolog on Pixabay. I love the Shoebill. They’re just so darn prehistoric looking! YouContinue reading “Shoebill”

Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Mini-Pads


With the holiday season upon us, I know people are looking for stocking stuffers and other small gifts, so I thought I’d plug the Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Mini-Pads that I was giving away all last week.   This paper is available in several sizes, but the 3.1 x 4.1 inch size is harder to find.  ItContinue reading “Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Mini-Pads”