Broom, Windy & Leaves


Artwork: Zebra pen ClickArt markers in a Hahnemühle beige-toned watercolor sketchbook. Did you know it’s believed the household sweeper is called a broom because originally it was made from one of several species of broom plant (scot’s broom, common broom, french broom, etc.). Three Doodlewash prompts in one drawing with a poem to go along,Continue reading “Broom, Windy & Leaves”

Cat in the Moonlight


Artwork: Gouache in a Hahnemühle grey-toned watercolor sketchbook. If you are here for my Hahnemühle Nostalgie sketchpad and Sarasa Clip Pens giveaway, you can find it here. Three Doodlewash prompts in one painting & to keep it simple I went with a Haiku poem this time. Beneath the moonlight,Into the night sky, cat yowlshis messageContinue reading “Cat in the Moonlight”

Pearls on Peach


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical pen, ClickArt Marker pens, Metallic Brush Pens, and Sarasa Clip Retractable Gel Ink Pens in a Hahnemühle 1584 notebook. Reference photo coutesy of jdurham at the Morguefile. Doodlewash prompt: Pearl. Did you know that pearl oysters are born male and become female at around three years of age. Neat trick. On Friday, IContinue reading “Pearls on Peach”

An Oldie, Moonlit


I’m back from my family reunion in Florida, trying to get over the cold I got while there (really, the family could have thought up a better gift, lol). I’ve used up all the paintings I did ahead of time, and I need to work on some reviews and tutorials. So. Facebook came up withContinue reading “An Oldie, Moonlit”

Toilet Paper Mache Tutorial


In 2014, I joined a free year-long journal prompt group, Journal52, run by Chelle Stein.  This was the art journal page that I did for the prompt of ‘Building Character’. She looks like a character, doesn’t she? Since I turned this into a tutorial, I thought this would be a good post for Sunday’s ‘older art’Continue reading “Toilet Paper Mache Tutorial”

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published  on Tuesday & Saturday. Artwork: Circular Argument-Zebra Zensation Technical Pen & Ecoline Watercolor Brush on Magnani Portofino DS. Tangle Patterns from Alice Hendon’s new ‘Tangle Starts Planner: Into the Future‘ – Starry Pete, Tri-Fleur, Your Call, Over and Under, Aim and Hached. *** Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Tangle All Around Zentangle Group Challenges Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge  Strings “It’s a String Thing” #275 TilesContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Five Days of the Pig 1


2019 is the Year of the Pig! I thought I would celebrate it with Five Days of  Pigs in my Postcards for the Lunch Bag.  Did you know that the pig… 

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published  on Tuesday & Saturday. UFO-Interence-Zebra Zensation Technical pen & milk-color pen, Uniball white gel & Arteza Watercolor Pencil on Hahnemühle Bamboo mixed-media paper *** Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Tangle All Around Zentangle Group Challenges Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva WeeklyContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published  on Tuesday & Saturday. MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL WHO CELEBRATE! Quilled Christmas Card II-Ecoline Watercolor brush pen, Sakura Gellyrolls on Hahnemühle Expression Watercolor paper *** Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Tangle All Around Zentangle Group Challenges Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge (on hiatusContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published  on Tuesday & Saturday. Architecture Ornamental-Zebra Zensation Technical pen & Arteza Watercolor Pencil on Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media Paper *** Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Tangle All Around Zentangle Group Challenges Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge (on hiatus until January) Pattern Videos Daily TangleContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”