Snake in the Grass


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Snake. #Inktober2021 prompt: Slither. Did you know that snakes smell with their tongue? I ran out of time to work on the last two prompts, so I’m bringing out some oldies done in 2011. 5.25″ x 7″ Leah Duncan sketchbook. Micron Pigma, Lyra Rembrandt oil-based color pencils. October Doodlewash Prompts Inktober 2021 prompts Tools:Continue reading “Snake in the Grass”

White Pumpkins in the Wood


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Pumpkin. #Inktober2021 prompt: Patch. Did you know that pumpkin ‘pie’ used to baked without a crust in the pumpkin shell? It was often layered with sliced apples and baked over an open fire. I don’t know about you, but that sounds kind of yummy to me! Hahnemühle Hot Press ‘The Collection’ paper Zebra SarasaContinue reading “White Pumpkins in the Wood”

Bacon-wrapped Mummy Cookies


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Cookie. #Inktober2021 prompt: Crispy. Did you know that the average American eats 35,000 cookies in a lifetime? I think I’ve probably exceeded average and am well on my way to exceptional! But not with bacon-wrapped cookies, lol! Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media paper Zebra Technical Pen ZenArt Allegro Watercolor October Doodlewash Prompts Inktober 2021 promptsContinue reading “Bacon-wrapped Mummy Cookies”

The Firebird


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Fire. #Inktober2021 prompt: Spark. !Did you know that shortly after the telegraph was established in the 1850’s, the term ‘grapevine Did you know that in Slavic folklore, the firebird’s feather is often found, leading to a difficult journey usually to capture the bird? After many trials and tribulations, the seeker finds happiness. It gotContinue reading “The Firebird”

The Grapevine


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Grapevine. #Inktober2021 prompt: Leak. Did you know that shortly after the telegraph was established in the 1850’s, the term ‘grapevine telegraph’ became popular. The wires of a telegraph resembled the coiled tendrils of a grapevine and often the wires were hung from trees. Paper: Hahnemühle Nostalgie Postcard Pen-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro WatercolorContinue reading “The Grapevine”

Sansevieria Plant


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Plant. #Inktober2021 prompt: Sprout. Did you know that NASA did a study in 1989 to find ways to detoxify space stations? The sansevieria (aka snake plant) was one the plants identified as a possibility. However, the study did not go on to determine how many plants were necessary for detoxification. Paper: Hahnemühle Nostalgie PostcardContinue reading “Sansevieria Plant”

Ringtail Cat


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Ring. #Inktober2021 prompt: Loop. Did you know the Ringtail Cat can rotate their hind feet 180 degrees? Despite their name, they are members of the Raccoon family. Paper: Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Paper Pen-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor October Doodlewash Prompts Inktober 2021 prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, whoContinue reading “Ringtail Cat”

Ram Collision


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Ram. #Inktober2021 prompt: Collide. Did you know that scientists study rams hoping to find better ways to protect the brain from damage due to collision? That kind of makes sense, doesn’t it. Paper: Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Paper Pen-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor Pixabay reference photo by Ivy105. October Doodlewash Prompts InktoberContinue reading “Ram Collision”

Celebes Crested Macaque


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Headwear. #Inktober2021: Helmet. Did you know that Celebes Crested Macaque is often mistaken for an ape? They are monkeys, but have such a short tail that it isn’t always easily seen. On the other hand, that little crest on their head, like a helmet or headwear is easily seen! Pen-Zebra Technical Pen, Sarasa GrandContinue reading “Celebes Crested Macaque”

A Rose is a Rose Unless It’s an Apple


#DoodlewashOctober2021: Apples. #Inktober2021 prompt: Pick. Did you know that apples are a member of the Rose family along with pears, quinces, medlars, loquats, almonds, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, sloes. Who knew? Paper: Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Paper Pen-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor Pixabay reference photo by Oldiefan. October Doodlewash PromptsContinue reading “A Rose is a Rose Unless It’s an Apple”