Hitching a Ride – Counting Sheep 12


’Sketching Stuff Exercise and #DoodlewashSept2022 prompt: Music. It may not be music to your ears, but … Did you know that lambs and ewes can recognize each other’s bleats, and that studies have shown they can recognize up to 50 faces, both sheep and human, and remember them for up to two years? I’m posting promptsContinue reading “Hitching a Ride – Counting Sheep 12”

The Brainy Magpie


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Magpie. Did you know the magpie has a brain-to-body mass equal to that of a great ape, making them one of the most intelligent creatures in the world?  September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can find ZebraContinue reading “The Brainy Magpie”

Clementines


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Clementines. Did you know the smell of citrus fruits are believed to reduce stress and help with digestion? September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can find Zebra pen products here.

Morning Errands


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Bicycle. Did you know that to move around on the first version of a bicycle, you hard to push your feet against the ground? The Flintstones had it right? September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can findContinue reading “Morning Errands”

Coneflowers


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Echinacea. Did you know that there are 10 species of native echinacea, and they are all purple? Of course, humans have created hybrids that come in a variety of colors. September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You canContinue reading “Coneflowers”

Playing with Bubbles


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Bubbles. Did you know the Sumerians were believed to have invented soap (and soap bubbles) approximately 3000 years ago? September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can find Zebra pen products here.

Breadfruit


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Bread. Did you know that breadfruit is now considered a superfood?  September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can find Zebra pen products here.

SPECIAL FEATURE: “D.A. Night Avenger” Book & The Oregon Donkey Sanctuary


“I invite you to join me on an adventure to space, nearby farms and imagination itself.” E. Wilson Inspired by the residents at the Oregon Donkey Sanctuary NW, D.A. Night Avenger is a sweet little fiction that brings attention to a real-life problem. In this feature, I interview the grandmother/granddaughter team that wrote and illustrated theContinue reading “SPECIAL FEATURE: “D.A. Night Avenger” Book & The Oregon Donkey Sanctuary”

Dragonfly in Thailand


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Dragonfly. Did you know there are believed to be approximately 7,000 species of dragonfly?  Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media paper Supervision Watercolors Image inspiration – photo by Andre Mouton on Unsplash September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You canContinue reading “Dragonfly in Thailand”

Tornado


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Storm Did you know that the widest recorded tornado, which occurred in Reno, Oklahoma in 2013,  was about 2.6 miles at its peak? Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolor Paper Supervision Watercolor Reference Photo by Nikolas Noonan on Unsplash. August Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S.Continue reading “Tornado”