Hand-Carved


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook This a pen drawing of a pioneer carving that was on display at the Barberville Pioneer Settlement museum in Florida. I was going to paint, but decided I’d leave it as pen drawing. A carving like this would be a family treasure, soContinue reading “Hand-Carved”

Teaser – Review of Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Food Coming Tomorrow


Just one of the drawings I’ve done so far, from the exercises in Charlie O’Shields ‘Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Food’. I have a review with a video walk-through coming up on my blog, Saturday morning. I hope you’ll come check it out!

Piglet – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Rosemary & Co R12 Pocket Dagger Brush. Photo courtesy of Gellinger on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Piglet Did you know that pigs prefer to sleep nose to nose with each other? Tools And Where You Can Buy Them Hahnemühle ColdContinue reading “Piglet – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Something Green on Lilac


Artwork done with Zebra Pen’s cool new ClickArt Retractable Marker Pen & Kirarich Glitter Highlighters in a Hahnemühle Lilac 1584 sketchbook#Hahnemühle_USA #ZebraPen_USA #ZebraAmbassador Doodlewash prompt: Something Green

Ruddy Shelduck – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Holbein Gouache on a Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black watercolor paper. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Travel Brush, Series 4750, Round, Size 8 Photo reference courtesy of kumararunprasad on Pixabay. Today, my hubby took a duck in his lunchbag. Doodlewash prompt ‘Duck’. You know, I was actually trying to find an Australian Shelduck, hence the fiery sky inContinue reading “Ruddy Shelduck – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Chocolate Labrador Retriever Puppy – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Escoda Aquario Petit Gris Mop, Series 1130 Size 12 . Photo courtesy of Pezibear on Pixabay. Did you know, that until 1960, the only color considered desirable for Labrador Retriever’s was black.? But black labs carry the chocolate, yellowContinue reading “Chocolate Labrador Retriever Puppy – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Fox Terrier – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Travel Round size 8. Photo courtesy of Pezibear on Pixabay. Today, my hubby took a Fox Terrier in his lunchbag. Did you know that up until 1860, any dog small and fast enough to flush a fox outContinue reading “Fox Terrier – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Someone You Love


I’ve been sharing lots of my older artwork, and today I’m really going for old! The Doodlewash prompt for today was ‘Someone You Love’. Given that my 37th wedding anniversary is coming up next week, this drawing that I did of my husband in our first year of marriage seemed appropriate. I have to confessContinue reading “Someone You Love”

Pink Fairy Armadillo: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial


If you are looking for Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #7, you can find it here. Did you know that the Pink Fairy Armadillo really exists? Although, I don’t think they have wands, tutus or tiaras like the one I’ve drawn today. A native of Argentina, they resemble a shrimp with a hairy underside.Continue reading “Pink Fairy Armadillo: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial”

Jackrabbit – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork: Zebra Zensation Technical pen & Daniel Smith watercolor on Hahnemühle Watercolor Rough Postcard Doodlewash Prompt #Rabbit Today, my hubby took a Jackrabbit in his lunchbag. Although the Jackrabbit has the word ‘rabbit’ in their name, they are actually a hare, and the two animals are different. Hares are larger with bigger ears and longerContinue reading “Jackrabbit – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”