Pink Vulture – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. I realized that I had never posted this one, so here ’tis! Did you know that the Bearded vulture, like the flamingo, turns pink because of its diet? In this case though, it is bones rather than brine shrimp thatContinue reading “Pink Vulture – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

PassionforArt19’s Elephant – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smit watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of PassionforArt19. You may have noticed that I’m not posting very often. I’ve been trying to write a third Diggory Wombat novel, with an eye to publishing it in time for Christmas shopping. It will be longer thanContinue reading “PassionforArt19’s Elephant – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Bear Market – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & PM-701 Permanent Marker and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Postcard. Brush: Isabey Brush : Kazan Squirrel Quill Mop Series: 6234 Size 2/0. Photo courtesy of Waldo93 on Pixabay. Did you know that some people feel the terms ‘Bear’ and ‘Bull’ market are based on the idea that bears swipe downContinue reading “Bear Market – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Go To Palette for animals


Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been playing with some new colors. I’ve found that I’ve been using the same Daniel Smith colors quite a bit when painting my daily postcards for the lunch bag. But I wasn’t entirely happy with my choices. So I decided to try some other colors. A fewContinue reading “Go To Palette for animals”

Red Fox – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Rough Watercolor Postcard. If you are looking for my review of the ArtBin Sidekick Art & Craft Supply Storage with Paint Pallet Tray you can find it here. Did you know that the Urban Fox lives and average of 18 months-3 years while theContinue reading “Red Fox – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Amur Leopard Cub – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Rough Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of on Pixabay. Believed to be the rarest feline on earth, the Amur Leopard lives in a harsh cold climate of southeastern Russia and northern China. Sort of aContinue reading “Amur Leopard Cub – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Bunny Sea Slug – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle cold press Watercolor postcard. Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water – another cute sea slug is found. A couple of weeks ago, I post a postcard painting of the Leaf Sheep sea slug and now … The Bunny sea slug (not toContinue reading “Bunny Sea Slug – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

White Throated Kingfisher – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of Nghangvu on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt ‘fish’. Earlier this month, when the prompt was ‘parrot’ I painted a parrotfish. I thought is was only proper to turn aroundContinue reading “White Throated Kingfisher – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

The Bluebird Illusion- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Round, size 8. Photo reference courtesy of skeeze on Pixabay. Did you know that there are no blue birds -it’s all an illusion. Some birds are gray, but the way the light creates magic with the proteinContinue reading “The Bluebird Illusion- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Golden Snub-nose Monkey – Pencil to Paint


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Daniel Smith watercolor and ARTEZA Real Brush Pens on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Round, size 8. This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first and then painted with watercolor. Before You Start The BBC has beenContinue reading “Golden Snub-nose Monkey – Pencil to Paint”