Tutorial – How to Draw an Oyster Shell


I’m going to be visiting family who couldn’t make it to Mom’s funeral, so I’ll be still be missing off and on for a while. When I’m done with the traveling back and forth, the last Weekly Wednesday Giveaways will be launched. It includes a copy of Alice Hendon’s new ‘Tangle Around the World’! ForContinue reading “Tutorial – How to Draw an Oyster Shell”

Tutorial – How to Draw a Zebra on Black Paper


Pencil to Paint Tutorial Artwork-Uniball Signo White Broad pen and Zebra Pen Sarasa Metallic Clip Pens in Hahnemühle black book I don’t have any black-paper postcards, but I’ve been cutting some out of my Hahnemühle Black Book. I hate to do that, but drawing on black is so quick and I love the paper soContinue reading “Tutorial – How to Draw a Zebra on Black Paper”

Tutorial – How to Draw a Grove of Trees


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor on Stonehenge Aqua Coldpress Black Are you here for: the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #20 Tea With Dumbo- Pencil to Paint Tutorial Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black review This is a repeat of the Grove step-out. I’ve updated the text and added a new header example. Sorry – I didn’tContinue reading “Tutorial – How to Draw a Grove of Trees”

Three Roads Fun & Easy Tutorial


This is a revised version of one of my previous Fun & Easy Landscape posts. Instead of step-outs, today I’m showing you some composition tips.  The composition is the layout of your work, how it all fits together, no matter what the subject of your landscape. Hints for an Fun & Easy landscape.  Keep itContinue reading “Three Roads Fun & Easy Tutorial”

The Last Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #16 , you can find it here. I started posting links to tangles, tutorials and giveaways back in January of 2010. I was doing it daily at that time. I’ve been down to one day a week for a while, and it’s stillContinue reading “The Last Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Baby Blues – Pencil to Paint


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #16 , you can find it here. Doodlewash prompt ‘Baby Blues’. Pencil to Paint is a bit misleading for today’s mini-tutorial because I didn’t use either pencil or paint, lol. Using tea or coffee to stain your paper is well-known technique for achievingContinue reading “Baby Blues – Pencil to Paint”

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #15 , you can find it here. Artwork: Red-Handed Zebra Metallic Brush pen in a Hahnemühle Black Book Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge (not sure when hiatus ends) Tangle All Around-Taking itContinue reading “Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway # , you can find it here. It ends tonight! Artwork: Dandelions-Zebra Pen PM-701 & Mildliners on Hahnemühle YouTangle tile Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly Challenge (not sure when hiatus ends) Tangle AllContinue reading “Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is posted on Saturdays. If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #13 , you can find it here. Artwork: Party Mints- -Zebra Color Brush Pen & Mildliners on Hahnemühle YouTangle tile Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I amContinue reading “Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is posted on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday giveaway ends tonight – you can find it here! The next giveaway starts tomorrow! Artwork: Musical Chairs -Zebra Zensations Fountain Pen & PM-701 & Ecoline Watercolor brush Pen on Hahnemühle YouTangle tile Zentangle Challenges The Daily NewContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”