Blonde Bombshell Yak – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & PM-701, Daniel Smith watercolor and Dr. Ph. Martin’s Bleedproof White on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of hbieser on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Blonde. I’m sure this beautiful blonde is the envy of all the other yaks! Did you know that yak milk is often made intoContinue reading “Blonde Bombshell Yak – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Grape Jelly


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor, Van Gogh Metallic Gold & Copper and white gouache in a Grey Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook. Reference photo courtesy of labenord on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Grape Jelly Grapes again! Did you know that there are more than 8,000 grape varieties? Tools: Hahnemuhle Toned Watercolor Book (review) Lavender Rose of Ultramarine Amethyst Genuine Van Gogh Speciality PaletteContinue reading “Grape Jelly”

Silver Fox – 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 FoxTerrier  on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Silver Fox Did you know that the silver fox is just a color variation of the red fox? About 10% of the population has the silver fur, and it varies fromContinue reading “Silver Fox – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Green Beans


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Britannia Cold Press Watercolor Paper. Doodlewash Prompt: Green Beans Did you know that the Campbell’s company has estimated that approximately 40% of the Cream of Mushroom soup sold in the US goes into making green bean casserole?

Grapes to Raisins


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor in a Grey Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook. Doodlewash Prompt: Raisins Did you know that the color of the raisin is determined by the way it is dried? The purply/black raisin is sun-dried, all the rest are dried by other means. Tools: Hahnemuhle Toned Watercolor Book (review) Piemontite Genuine Carbazole Violet HansaContinue reading “Grapes to Raisins”

Tomatoes in the Gloaming


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical pen, and colored pencil over watercolor on Hahnemühle Cézanne Hot Press. Doodlewash Prompt: Tomatoes. Did you know the scientific name for tomato is Lycopersicon lycopersicum, which means wolf peach? Gloaming is a word (more or less obsolete) for twilight or dusk. I’ve always loved it but it isn’t a word youContinue reading “Tomatoes in the Gloaming”

Black Pearl Pepper


Artwork: Daniel Smith watercolor on Hahnemühle Cézanne Hot Press. Photo reference courtesy of PublicDomainPictures on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Red Pepper. I believe the variety shown in my painting is a Black Pearl pepper, which turn red when mature. Did you know that the capsicum annuum is a fruit that is both male and female? ItContinue reading “Black Pearl Pepper”

Blue Crab – 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 backpackerin on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Blue Crab Did you know that the blue crab’s scientific name – Callinectes Sapidus – means ‘Savory beautiful swimmer’? Tools And Where You Can Buy Them Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor PostcardsContinue reading “Blue Crab – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Cassowary- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Daniel Smith watercolor and Dr. Martin’s Bleedproof white on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Doodlewash prompt: Eggshell Did you know that the Cassowary is considered to be the world’s most dangerous bird? They have killed humans with their incredibly sharp claws. Their eggs come in various shades of pale greenContinue reading “Cassowary- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Honey Badger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Doodlewash prompt: Honey All the prompts this month are based off of items whose name is also a color, the idea being to get people to explore the colors on their palette. Since I came up with the list, IContinue reading “Honey Badger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”