The Pyramid of Kulkulkan


If I were to travel to Yucatán, Mexico, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Pyramid. Did you know that the Pyramid of Kulkulkan at Chichén Itzá has 365 steps altogether, and they were used as a calendar? Each side of the pyramid represented a season and helped determine the best times for planting andContinue reading “The Pyramid of Kulkulkan”

Doges Palace


If I were to travel to Venice, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Palace. Did you know that Casanova was held prisoner in the Doges Palace of Venice for a year before he managed to escape?  I’ve discovered that painting architecture is not just out of my comfort zone – I really don’t likeContinue reading “Doges Palace”

Mother Earth Mosaïculture


If I were to travel to the Montreal Botanical Gardens, I might see … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Topiary. Okay, I cheated with a Mosaïculture sculpture, which is kind of like topiary on hormones. Did you know that topiary is a single plant pruned into a shape where a Mosaïculture is created with a variety of plantsContinue reading “Mother Earth Mosaïculture”

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”

Mesa Verde Pueblo Dwellings


If I were to travel to Colorado, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Mesa. Or in this case, cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park. Did you know that Mesa Verde is a certified International Dark Sky Park, which means you can experience the night sky with little to no light pollution, as peopleContinue reading “Mesa Verde Pueblo Dwellings”

Rainbow Mountain


If I were to travel to Peru, I might see … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Mountains. Did you know that Vinicunca, also called Rainbow mountain, has a unique marbled minerology with layers of gold, lavender, red and turquoise? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Da Vinci Watercolor Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of jerzykwpodrozy. April Doodlewash promptsContinue reading “Rainbow Mountain”

The Atlantic Road


If I were to travel to Norway, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Roadway. Did you know that there were 12 hurricanes that blew across the Atlantic Road during its construction? Described as World’s most beautiful car drive, it is 5.2-miles of twisty roller coaster road, eight bridges, and waves crashing over it duringContinue reading “The Atlantic Road”

Yangtze River


If I were to travel to China, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: River Did you know it is believed that more civilizations originated along the Yangtze River than along any other river in the world? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Da Vinci Watercolor Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of Peggy_Marco. April DoodlewashContinue reading “Yangtze River”

Sloth


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”

Pysanky Egg


If I were to travel to Ukraine (in happier times), I might see an … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Egg. In particular, Pysanky Eggs, a traditional decorated egg. Did you know that the word pysanky comes from Ukrainan word for ‘writing’ and it is believed these decorated eggs were an early form of writing, with each symbolContinue reading “Pysanky Egg”