Amber Waves of Grain


#DoodlewashMay2021 Prompts: Flag. Did you know that there have been 27 versions of the American Flag? The current version is the only one to have lasted more than 50 years. Paint-Daniel Smith watercolor & Arteza Gouache Paper-Hahnemühle Agave Cold Press watercolor paper Brushes-ZenArt Black Tulip Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry HahnemühleContinue reading “Amber Waves of Grain”

Poppies For Remembrance


#DoodlewashMay2021 Prompts: Waving. Poppies waving in the field in remembrance of those who have fallen. Did you know that after one of the great battle at Flanders Field in World War I, poppies grew in the thousands amongst the rubble thus becoming associated with those who gave their lives for their country. Done with DanielContinue reading “Poppies For Remembrance”

Coatimundi Kitten


#doodlewashMay2021 prompt: Feet. Did you know that the tree-loving Coatimundi has double-jointed ankles and flexible feet? Also, called Coatis, their babies are called kittens. Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Cold Press Agave ‘The Natural Line’ Paper using a ZenArt Black Tulip brush. Reference photo courtesy of oniles on Pixabay. Tools:Continue reading “Coatimundi Kitten”

Opening to the Sun


#DoodlewashJanuary2021 prompt: Opening Did you know that the hibiscus is known as the ‘shoe flower’ because in Jamaica and other African countries, their petals were used to polish shoes? Artwork-Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle cold press ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of jessunny on Pixabay. Tools: To find a list of dealers, whoContinue reading “Opening to the Sun”

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”