Emerald Duck – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, watercolor and Van Gogh Interference watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Pixel-mixer on Pixabay. I’m having problems with my back, so my posting may be spotty for a few days. You never know with your back. Doodlewash prompt: Emerald. My emerald duck didn’t come out veryContinue reading “Emerald Duck – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Greyhound – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Bergadder on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Greyhound Did you know that grey is an unusual color for a greyhound? And when they are grey, they are called blue? There are differing theories on the name’s origin, but oneContinue reading “Greyhound – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Morning Sun on Winter Wheat


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Opaque Watercolor and Gouache in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook. Reference photo courtesy of Nelya on Pixabay.   Doodlewash Prompt: Wheat Did you know that wheat is used in particle board, paper, hair conditioners, adhesives, plastics, cups, golf tees, medical swabs, charcoal and more? I don’t think it shows inContinue reading “Morning Sun on Winter Wheat”

Big Sagebrush


Artwork: Opaque watercolors on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Photo reference by WildOne on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Sage Did you know that sagebrush is not sage, but is related to sunflowers? Tools Hahnemuhle Cézanne Watercolor Block Cold Press (review) White Nights Pastel Watercolor set of six QoR Modern Watercolor, Mars Orange Deep American Journey Artists’ WatercolorsContinue reading “Big Sagebrush”

Bluebell Wood


Artwork: Opaque watercolors on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Photo reference by photosbygreenwood on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Bluebell Did you know that according to folklore, bluebells ring at daybreak to wake the fairies? Probably not true, lol, but it’s fun to wonder what bluebells ringing might sound like. Tools Hahnemuhle Cézanne Watercolor Block Cold Press (review)Continue reading “Bluebell Wood”

Golden Puppy – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Daniel Smith watercolor and White Gouache on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Chiemsee2016 on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Golden Did you know that you can tell what color a golden retriever puppy will be as an adult, by looking at the tips of its ears? Tools And WhereContinue reading “Golden Puppy – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Eggplant Explosion


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor and white gouache on Hahnemühle Cézanne cold pressed. I merged two Reference photos – from Suanpa and Moom22 on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Eggplant. Thai eggplants are white, which I think means they most deserve the name ‘egg’plant. I added a variety of eggplant species in the background. Did you know eggplantsContinue reading “Eggplant Explosion”

Green Apple Floating


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Pen, Daniel Smith Watercolor and white gouache o Hahnemühle Cézanne cold pressed. Reference photo courtesy of LeoArno on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Green Apples. I noticed the apples were plural after painting this, so I’m going with the notion that all the other apples finally sank. Did you know that an apples floatContinue reading “Green Apple Floating”

First Light


This is my painting from Melissa Gannon’s fifth class. Gouache on Stonehenge Aqua Black Cold Pressed This was actually my second try. It was a fairly difficult painting with such a dramatic sunrise. I did my first try in the journal I’ve made using watercolor on WSH150 Cold Pressed. It’s a watercolor paper that’s overContinue reading “First Light”