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”

Pie Slice and Ocean Shores


Melissa Gannon Class 8 – -Watercolor on WSH150 CP. The last of her classes for this session. Did you know the longest beach in the world is believed to be Casino Beach in the city of Rio Grande, Brazil. It is approximately 132 – 157 miles long? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Pie Slice Artwork: ZebraContinue reading “Pie Slice and Ocean Shores”

Half-Moon & Dovecote at Versailles


Melissa Gannon Class 7 – -Watercolor on WSH150 CP Did you know that Marie Antoinette had a rustic retreat in the park of the Château de Versailles? Lesson 7 of my Melissa Gannon class was a painting of the Dovecote that was one of the buildings. And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Half Moon Artwork: Zebra ZensationsContinue reading “Half-Moon & Dovecote at Versailles”

Brownies & Magnolias


This is my painting from Melissa Gannon’s sixth class. Did you know that Magnolia fossils have been found that are believed to be 20 million years old? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Brownies Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products inContinue reading “Brownies & Magnolias”