#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Trees. Did you know that Coatis give birth in trees, and that females within the band will take turns baby-sitting for one another? 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.

Cape Hunting Dog

#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Inked. The Cape Hunting Dog looks like he’s had a bottle of ink poured over him. Did you know that latin name of the Cape Hunting Dog is Lycaon Pictus, which is Latin for ‘painted wolf’? The color in the reference photo I used reminded me of one of those early color postcards.Continue reading “Cape Hunting Dog”


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Water Sport. Did you know that sloths can swim three times faster than they walk, and can hold their breath for up 40 minutes underwater? The perfect animal for water sports. Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard Supervision Watercolor Image inspiration – photo by TinoBecker at Pixabay August Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find aContinue reading “Sloth”

The Estonian Wolf

If I were to travel to Estonia, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Wolf. Did you know that in 2018, Estonia chose the wolf as its national animal? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Da Vinci Watercolor Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of 942784. April Doodlewash prompts Tools: To findContinue reading “The Estonian Wolf”


If I were to travel to Costa Rica, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Sloth Did you know that sloths fall out of trees on average once a week throughout their lifetime? They don’t care! They can fall more than 100 feet without injury! But they do get injured in other ways, and manyContinue reading “Sloth”

Bulldog from Pencil to Painting

Doodlewash Prompt #Trains A good owner ‘trains’ his dog to be sedate and not make messes. I thought I’d post the pencil and pen stages of my artwork and see if anyone is interested. Can’t promise to remember to do this everyday – when I get in the zone, it is hard to stop forContinue reading “Bulldog from Pencil to Painting”