Cherry Blossoms


Artwork – Holbein Gouache in a Hahnemühle Grey Book. Doodlewash Prompt: Cherry Blossom I was feeling rather unmotivated today, so I decided to just jump in and paint with out a reference photo or planning. It was also a bit of an experiment. One of the issues (so I’m told) with gouache is that itContinue reading “Cherry Blossoms”

Sunset in Fog


Artwork – Daniel Smith watercolor in a Hahnemühle Cappuccino Book. Photo reference courtesy of jplenio on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Sunset The moment I saw the prompt sunset, I knew the exact photo reference that I wanted to paint, and I knew my Cappuccino sketchbook (review) had the paper I wanted to use. I used whiteContinue reading “Sunset in Fog”

Cactus In Cappuccino


Artwork – Daniel Smith watercolor in a Hahnemühle Cappuccino Book. Photo reference courtesy of ArtTower on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Cactus I love painting cactus and was eager to do this prompt, but I wanted to do something that didn’t scream ‘cactus’! ArtTower’s beautifully lighted reference photo fit the bill perfectly. The Cappuccino book has lovelyContinue reading “Cactus In Cappuccino”

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”

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is posted on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Milk Balloons – Zebra Pen Milk-Color gel pen on Hahnemühle bamboo mixed media paper. Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge Tangle All Around-Taking it to the Next Level-Journal It Strings “It’s a StringContinue reading “Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published  on Tuesday & Saturday. Semi-Cactus Dahlia-Daniel Smith Watercolor on Magnani Portofino DS. Adapted from a photo by Smile4Yourself at the Morguefile. *** Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Tangle All Around Zentangle Group Challenges Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge  Pattern Videos Daily Tangle – Buckled up! Continue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is posted on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The Birth of Bubbles-Zebra Zensation Technical pen, Uniball white gel & Arteza Watercolor Brush Pen on Hahnemühle Bamboo mixed media paper Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge Tangle All Around-Taking it toContinue reading “Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published  on Tuesday & Saturday. Quilladoodle-Brea Reese Metallic pens & Uniball White Gel Pen 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  Pattern Videos Daily Tangle – Blums Daily TangleContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is posted on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Fern Fantasia-Zebra PM-701, Uniball white gel & Arteza Watercolor Brush Pen on Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media paper Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge-on hiatus until 1st Monday in January Tangle All Around-TakingContinue reading “Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is posted on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Pagan Priestess-Zebra Zensation Technical pen, Uniball white gel & Arteza Watercolor Brush Pen on Hahnemühle Bamboo mixed media paper Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge-on hiatus until January Tangle All Around-Taking itContinue reading “Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”