Review: Aquafine Watercolour Inks


Last month I reviewed Daler-Rowney’s Aquafine Watercolor tubes and pans. This week I’m reviewing the Aquafine Watercolour Inks. How are they the same? How do they differ? To find out read my review at Doodlewash! And don’t forget to check out my giveaway for a chance to win a set of these inks for yourself!

Tutorial: How to Paint a Fizzy Drink in Watercolor


It’s World Watercolor Month, and today’s optional prompt is Effervescent. That’s hard to paint until you consider that Fizzy is another word for effervescent. As part of ZenArt’s World Watercolor Month series of tutorials, I’ve made this video showing you how to paint a Fizzy Drink! Later today, I have a review of Aquafine’s WatercolorContinue reading “Tutorial: How to Paint a Fizzy Drink in Watercolor”

Giveaway (closed): Aquafine Watercolour Inks


This giveaway is over, and the winner has been notified. Daler-Rowney sent me some Aquafine Watercolor Inks for review, and I’m giving a set away! Tomorrow, I’ll be reviewing these inks at Doodlewash! U. S. only (sorry) This giveaway runs until Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT Prize Package: One winner will receive aContinue reading “Giveaway (closed): Aquafine Watercolour Inks”

Tutorial: How to Paint a Loose & Lovely Landscape in Watercolor


As part of ZenArt’s World Watercolor Month series of tutorials, I’ve made this video showing you how I create my Loose & Lovely landscapes. Later today, I have a review of Kuretake’s ZIG Clean Color Real Brush up at Doodlewash! You can see me do another Loose & Lovely Watercolor!

Happy Independence Day to all who celebrate!


It’s the Fourth of July and Independence Day here in the U.S. Fireworks have been banned to due extreme heat and fire danger, so I thought I’d just cool off with color-coordinated treats! Have a fun and safe day whether you celebrate or not. Stay cool (or warm as weather dictates)! Paint- Aquafine watercolor Paper-Continue reading “Happy Independence Day to all who celebrate!”

Review: One Little Dog


I can remember being scolded as a child because I liked to scribble in my storybooks. The illustrations inspired me and I wanted to be part of the story. Charlie O’Shields has written the second book in the Sketching Stuff “Draw Upon A Time” series. The story is written in rhyme, and follows a lonelyContinue reading “Review: One Little Dog”

World Watercolor Month


July is World Watercolor Month, so it’s time to get the word out. And what is World Watercolor Month about? Well, having fun! And having fun while raising awareness for art education and helping nurture art and creativity in children across the globe via the International Child Art Foundation!  And the ways you can haveContinue reading “World Watercolor Month”

Review: One Little Mouse


Charlie O’Shields latest is ‘One Little Mouse’, a Draw Upon a Time interactive storybook. It isn’t the average activity book, and it isn’t the average storybook. It’s a unique blending of the two. The illustrations are lively and colorful, a blend of hand-drawn and digital work. The story is written in rhyme, and it’s aboutContinue reading “Review: One Little Mouse”

REVIEW: ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush Set


Looking for a watercolor brush set that is vegan, synthetic, holds a good amount of water, and has tips that spring back into shape easily? The ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush Set offers just that. Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about the ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush set.

REVIEW: Zebra Pen Mildliners


The old yellow highlighter ain’t what it used to be. Zebra Pens has a range of 25 colors, and if you only use them for highlighting, you are missing out. Great for bullet journaling, calligraphy, mixed media and more, these pens have bright, vibrant colors. To find out more, read my review of these fabulousContinue reading “REVIEW: Zebra Pen Mildliners”