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”

Cameroon Lamb – Counting Sheep #9


Artwork -Gouache on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook. Photo Courtesy of ivabalk on Pixabay. Did you know that sheep have scent glands in front of their eyes and on their feet? Doodlewash Prompt: Sheep. Well, this is one project I started in 2019 that I definitely didn’t keep up with. I intendedContinue reading “Cameroon Lamb – Counting Sheep #9”

Evening in Red-Gold and Lavender


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Ferdinand-Feng on Pixabay. Did you know that according to statistics, in 2020, 56% of the world’s population lives in cities? This line and wash painting took me forEVER! I got out the ruler and really triedContinue reading “Evening in Red-Gold and Lavender”

Tutorial – How to Draw a Wombat with Pointillism


I have a tutorial up at the Zebra Pen Z-Blog with a step-by-step pattern for drawing a Hairy-nosed Wombat and steps for coloring it using the Pointilism style. Head over to the Zebra Pen Z-Blog and read my tutorial to find out how it’s done!

Candlefish – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork: Zebra Zensations technical pen & American Journey watercolors in a St Louis Art Supply watercolor journal. Did you know that the Eulachon, a species of smelt, is often called the candlefish because it can be dried and burned as a candle? Not sure what that would smell like! I was in a hurry withContinue reading “Candlefish – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Norwegian Lemming – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Did you know that contrary to the myth, lemmings do not commit mass suicide nor do they explode. And they’re cute! Who knew? Doodlewash prompt: Myth Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. andContinue reading “Norwegian Lemming – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Stingray Pup – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Viviva Colorsheet & gouache on a Hahnemühle cold press Watercolor postcard Did you know that stingrays bear live young even though they are fish? Doodlewash Prompt: Wet. Because of course stingrays are wet all the time! Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go hereContinue reading “Stingray Pup – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Weimaraner – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Thanks to ElvisClooth for sharing their work on Pixabay. Did you know that Weimaraners (Vahy-muh-rah-ner) are born with tiger stripes and light blue eyes? The stripes disappear after a week or so, and the eyes eventually become light amber orContinue reading “Weimaraner – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Pencil and the Coral Tree


Artwork: Zebra Zensation Brush Pen and Da Vinci Gouache on Hahnemühle Cézanne Hot Press Did you know that botanists consider the coral tree to be a member of the pea family? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Pencil Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list of dealers, whoContinue reading “Pencil and the Coral Tree”

Green Pepper & Wild Lavender


Artwork: Gouache on Stonehenge Aqua Black Cold Press watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of Photos_kast on Pixabay. Did you know that traditionally Lavender flowers represent purity, silence, devotion serenity, grace and calmness? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Green Pepper Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list ofContinue reading “Green Pepper & Wild Lavender”