Breathe: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 26


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know that on average, you breath in 13 pints of air every minute, and exhale about .59 fluid ounces of water per hour? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour book Joyce’s Signature Da Vinci Watercolor July Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a listContinue reading “Breathe: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 26”

Review – Joyce’s Signature Da Vinci Watercolor Palette


The Da Vinci Paint Company now carries the Joyce’s Signature Da Vinci Watercolor Palette. 18-colors in a mix of full pans and half pans, curated by artist Joyce Hicks. A wonderful mix of glowing, granulating, summery, and earth colors … Interested? Learn more in my review at Doodlewash!

Drift: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 25


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know that in Norse mythology, the first man and woman were created from driftwood? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour book Joyce’s Signature Da Vinci Watercolor Less than a week left to buy limited edition World Watercolor Month items! You can find some fantasticContinue reading “Drift: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 25”

Wave: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 24


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know that originally ‘America, the Beautiful”, with its ‘Amber waves of grain’, was a poem that people sung to whatever tune they liked – “Auld Lang Syne” being the most popular? Today the song is sung o Samuel A. Ward’s “Materna”.Continue reading “Wave: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 24”

Pride: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 23


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know that a group of lions is called a pride because they have always been associated (incorrectly) with stately nobility? They actually prefer to steal kills from other predators than to hunt themselves. Another quick sketch! Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour bookContinue reading “Pride: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 23”

Ceremony: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 22


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know the tea ceremony, the Way of Tea, is based on the principles of Harmony, Respect, Purity and Tranquility? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour book WatercolorSnacks Spring 2022 Van Gogh Watercolor Palette July Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers,Continue reading “Ceremony: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 22”

Tutorial – How To Paint Colorful Whites with Aquafine Watercolor


Wondering how to paint whites that are full of color? Learn more in my tutorial at Doodlewash!

Confident: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 21


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know the saying, ‘A Cat May Look At A King’ was first printed in 1562, and was probably a common proverb long before that? The meaning is that even the most lowly born have certain rights — though I’m confident thatContinue reading “Confident: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 21”

Focus: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 20


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Who was more focused than Sherlock Holmes! Did you know Arthur Conan Doyle originally called him Sherringford, and Watson was Ormand Stacker? Can you tell that I did this one in a hurry? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour book Joyce’s Signature Da Vinci WatercolorContinue reading “Focus: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022 Day 20”

Crowd: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know the the Lupine flower name came from the Latin ‘Lupus’, meaning wolf? Why that name? Lupines are poisonous, and thus considered a killer of livestock like the wolf. I didn’t want to paint a crowd of people – I didn’tContinue reading “Crowd: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022”