The View From Across the Lake


I don’t paint plein air (from life) too often. I know I should because you get a better sense of perspective. I decided to paint the view from my living room window. I’ll admit that I had a photo I’d taken earlier on my laptop, taken with a Zoom lens, so I could verify detail,Continue reading “The View From Across the Lake”

My artsy.rooo DTIYS Challenge Response


DTIYS – ‘Do This In Your Style’ is popular on Instagram right now. An artist draws or paints something and challenges others, not to copy, but to paint the same subject in their own way. This is probably the only time I’ll do one, because I always have too many other projects going on. Artsy.rooo’sContinue reading “My artsy.rooo DTIYS Challenge Response”

Tickled Pink


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #16 , you can find it here. Today, my hubby took a Great White Pelican in his lunchbag. Doodlewash prompt ‘Tickled Pink’. I chose the Great White Pelican for the prompt because during the breeding season the males take on a pinkish castContinue reading “Tickled Pink”

Alebrijes Orca


Did you know that despite the nickname Killer Whale … … Orcas are dolphins? Even Alebrije ones like this. They are definitely killers though, eating seals, whales and even other dolphins. They seldom hunt humans. Dolphin was the prompt on Doodlewash for January 10. Zebra Zensation Technical pen & Brush pen, masking fluid, white gelContinue reading “Alebrijes Orca”

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”