Yangtze River


If I were to travel to China, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: River Did you know it is believed that more civilizations originated along the Yangtze River than along any other river in the world? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Da Vinci Watercolor Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of Peggy_Marco. April DoodlewashContinue reading “Yangtze River”

Sloth


If I were to travel to Costa Rica, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Sloth Did you know that sloths fall out of trees on average once a week throughout their lifetime? They don’t care! They can fall more than 100 feet without injury! But they do get injured in other ways, and manyContinue reading “Sloth”

Emu


If I were to travel to Australia, I might see an … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Emu. Did you know that emus are the only birds with calf muscles? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Da Vinci Watercolor Pixabay photo reference courtesy of Elsemargriet. April Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle productsContinue reading “Emu”

Polynesia


If I were to travel to Polynesia, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Island. Did you know that there are more than 1,000 islands in Polynesia? In fact, the word Polynesia means ‘many islands’. Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Da Vinci Watercolor Pixabay photo reference courtesy of Julius_Silver. April Doodlewash prompts Tools: To findContinue reading “Polynesia”

Polar Bear – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Da Vinci watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Round, size 8. I hope you’ve all had a fabulous day, no matter what holiday you celebrate or whether you celebrate anything at all. Joy to the World means Joy to everyone! Did you know that polarContinue reading “Polar Bear – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Hatter the Reindeer- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Da Vinci watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Round, size 8. Sure. Everyone knows about Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen and even Rudolph. But what about Hatter? You know, the reindeer that has to carry replacement hats for the ones thatContinue reading “Hatter the Reindeer- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Art Supplies for the Artist Who Has Everything


‘Tis the season that’s the reason for spending money on gifts for friends, family and, of course, yourself! Everyone’s compiling lists of their favorites and I’ve done the same. There have been many innovative art supplies that hit the market over the last couple of years and many have become part of my daily use,Continue reading “Art Supplies for the Artist Who Has Everything”

Gouache VS Acrylic Gouache Part 2


Artwork – Da Vinci Gouache over Holbein Acrylic Gouache on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook . Yesterday’s post discussed the difference between watercolor-based gouache and acrylic-based gouache, and I showed you a background that I did using the acyrlic gouache. Which I’ll show you again … Why so many streaks? The brushContinue reading “Gouache VS Acrylic Gouache Part 2”

Diggory Wombat Gets Lost


Last month, I did a review of the new Hahnemühle ZigZag Book. I love writing stories in accordion-style book, so I also used the review to create an anniversary gift for my husband. I didn’t have time to finish the complete story before the review deadline however. The story is complete, and I’ve made aContinue reading “Diggory Wombat Gets Lost”