REVIEW: ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush Set


Looking for a watercolor brush set that is vegan, synthetic, holds a good amount of water, and has tips that spring back into shape easily? The ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush Set offers just that. Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about the ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush set.

REVIEW: Painting Florals with Gouache: An Introduction to Creating Beautiful Botanical Artwork by Vidhi Khandelwal


Do you like painting florals? Or want to learn how to paint them? Ever thought about incorporating flowers into your calligraphy? Vidhi Khandelwal shows you a quick and easy method to paint beautiful, decorative florals with gouache. Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about ‘Painting Florals with Gouache’.

REVIEW – Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Food


This is the second book in Charlie O’Shields Sketching Stuff Activity books. The theme for the first book was Nature and this time out the theme is Food. Gather up some snacks, because you’ll be hungry by the time you’re through with the book, lol. Before I forget, there is a Sketching Stuff Facebook GroupContinue reading “REVIEW – Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Food”

Golden Opportunity


Artwork: Zebra Pen Technical Pen and Finetec Watercolor in Sketching Stuff Activity book. If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #17 , you can find it here. The prompt at Doodlewash today is Golden Opportunity. You may be thinking ‘Where’s the Gold?’ Well, this seemed like a golden opportunity forContinue reading “Golden Opportunity”

Blue-plate Special


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #16 , you can find it here. Artwork: Zebra Pen Technical Pen and Fineliners in Sketching Stuff Activity book. The prompt at Doodlewash today is Blue-plate Special, and I think this illustration would make a special plate. That’s my story and I’m stickingContinue reading “Blue-plate Special”

Review-Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Nature by Charlie O’Shields


The Sketching Stuff Activity book by Charlie O’Shields has a wide range of activities. The themes of this book are fun and nature. It is written to appeal to a child, both the actual youth, and the inner child we all carry within us. Charlie puts emphasis on approaching art like a child, but don’tContinue reading “Review-Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Nature by Charlie O’Shields”

Giveaway (closed) & Review-Hahnemühle Report & Art Sketchbook


Today my review of the Hahnemühle Report & Art Sketchbook is up on Doodlewash. As well as sending me a copy of the sketchbook for review, Hahnemühle sent a copy for this giveaway, and a sampler pack of mixed media Bamboo paper. I threw in a 6-pack of Zebra Zensations pens. Last week’s winner, ChrisContinue reading “Giveaway (closed) & Review-Hahnemühle Report & Art Sketchbook”

Review-Tangle Starts Planner, Into the Future by Alice Hendon. Giveaway closed.


Today my review of Alice Hendon’s latest book is up on Doodlewash. She sent me a copy for this review, and I bought a copy to give to one of you! As you can see from the photo, I’ve added some other goodies too!N The winner of this giveaway was Chris Zar One Winner will receive this Prize Package Alice’s ‘Tangle StartsContinue reading “Review-Tangle Starts Planner, Into the Future by Alice Hendon. Giveaway closed.”

Book Review-‘Sketching Stuff: Stories Sketched From Life


‘Sketching Stuff: Stories Sketched from Life’ is a book with 282 pages of smiles! It is available in hardback, paperback and Kindle. and other ebook readers. I chose to purchase and review the paperback version because I have Charlie’s cookbook in that format and I like having them match. As many of you know, for over three years Charlie has issuedContinue reading “Book Review-‘Sketching Stuff: Stories Sketched From Life”