Gordon Setter


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Wafer. Wafer cones are a great favorite among all the family! Did you know the four setter breeds of dog, the Gordon setter, the Irish setter, the Irish red & white setter, and the English setter were all developed from the medieval setting spaniel, which was trained to point out birds, then lieContinue reading “Gordon Setter”

Diggory Wombat Goes to Africa 1


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Dock. I didn’t get this birthday present done in time for my hubby’s 65th birthday so it’s my major project right now. I plan to do as many of this month’s Doodlewash prompts as possible but I know I won’t get them all. Diggory’s going to have some grand adventures. Penguin-hunting, giraffe-sliding andContinue reading “Diggory Wombat Goes to Africa 1”

Pop’s Sickle


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Popsicle. Did you know that in 1923, Frank Epperson, filed the patent for the popsicle? He had been calling them Eppsicles, but his children called them “Pop’s ‘sicles,” and that’s the name that stuck . This looks a bit like a print, but it was an experiment to see if I could getContinue reading “Pop’s Sickle”

Where’s the Eats?


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Breakfast. This gal is obviously wondering where her breakfast is. Did you know that recent studies indicate that goats are as smart as dogs and as capable of an emotional relationship with people? Hahnemühle Rough Collection Watercolor paper Aquafine Watercolor Photo reference image by Peppi2017 at Pixabay August Doodlewash prompts Tools: To findContinue reading “Where’s the Eats?”

Gold: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 31


Did you know the Goldcrest is the smallest bird in Europe? July 31st is the last day to buy limited edition World Watercolor Month items! You can find some fantastic stuff, but they’ll be gone on August 1st! Don’t miss out! Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolor book Aquafine Watercolor Malden Salt Flakes July Doodlewash prompts Tools: ToContinue reading “Gold: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 31”

Record: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know that the archeological record suggest that clouds of gas and ash killed the inhabitants of Pompeii within 15 minutes of the volcano’s eruption? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolor book Aquafine Watercolor Malden Salt Flakes July Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find aContinue reading “Record: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022”

Rest: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know that approximately 12% of people only dream in black and white? I was definitely in a hurry today, so I decided to simply do a quick landscape that I felt was restful. Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour book Joyce’s Signature DaContinue reading “Rest: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022”

Ribbon: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 28


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know the oarfish – one of the many ribbonfish species – is believed by many to herald the coming of a massive earthquake? It’s so funny how difficult it is to make a brush do what you want it to whenContinue reading “Ribbon: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 28”

Group: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 27


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know that one musk thistle can produce a group of up to 120,000 seeds? No wonder they are considered a weed. I was really tired when I did this one, and it shows! Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour book WatercolorSnacks Spring 2022Continue reading “Group: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 27”

REVIEW: Bockingford Watercolor Paper Spiral Pads


Bockingford Watercolor from St Cuthberts Mills is a sturdy, forgiving, mould-made, acid free, archival, highly lightfast, internally sized, pH 7-9, short grain … in short, a quality made paper with excellent color-lifting properties that allow you to fuss and fuss. Interested? Learn more in my review at Doodlewash!