The Gaur


#doodlewashMay2022 prompt: Mine. ‘Cause Gaur are Cause Gaurs are territorial and bad-tempered, and likely to claim that everything is ‘mine!’. Did you know that Gaurs – the Indian Bison – are the largest cattle? Males weight up1 to 2200 pounds, 11 feet in length and stands 5 to 7 feet at the shoulder. Females areContinue reading “The Gaur”

Flamingo Dance


#doodlewashMay2022 prompt: Lead. Did you know researchers have discovered 136 dance moves that flamingoes perform during mating courtship? What I want to know is who leads — the male or the female? Saunder’s Waterford Cold Press watercolor paper Maimeriblu Watercolor Pixabay reference photo courtesy of techulator. May Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list ofContinue reading “Flamingo Dance”

The Oreo Cow


#doodlewashMarch2022: Gardening Tools. ‘Cause cows can be used to plow and pull stumps, and cow manure is good for fertilizer. Sounds like a gardening tool to me. Every gardener should have one! Did you know that Belted Galloway cattle, with their white stripe around the middle are affectionately known as the Oreo Cow? Hahnemühle ColdContinue reading “The Oreo Cow”

Racka Sheep – Counting Sheep #10


#doodlewashMarch2022: Lamb Did you know that Racka Sheep are unique because both males and females grow long horns? One of the downsides to doing so many reviews is that it is often difficult to use up sketchbooks I’ve started. I reviewed one of Mary Roff’s handmade watercolor sketchbook back in 2019, and even though IContinue reading “Racka Sheep – Counting Sheep #10”