Tawny Frogmouth Owl – 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 pen_ash on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Frog. I’m being a stinker again. Instead of a frog, I painted an owl that has a frog-like mouth. Did you know that theContinue reading “Tawny Frogmouth Owl – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Malabar Pied Hornbill – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Princeton Neptune, Round Size 10. Photo courtesy of sarangib on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Pie. Okay, so Pied isn’t quite pie or nearly as tasty but it’s close enough for hand grenades. Did you know that Hornbills have specialized feathers thatContinue reading “Malabar Pied Hornbill – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Squirrel Kit – 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 Alexas_Fotos on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Squirrel Did you know that squirrels have been known to chew shed rattlesnake skin, then lick their fur so their scent would be hiddenContinue reading “Squirrel Kit – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Cupcake – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Joseph Zbukvic Size 10 Round Sketchbook Revival Prompt: Cupcake For some reason the Amazon search feature isn’t bringing up Charlie O’Shields new Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Food. You can find the link to it at his podcast site. It’sContinue reading “Cupcake – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

REVIEW: ‘More Tangle Starts’ by Alice Hendon


In 2017, Alice Hendon published ‘Tangle Starts’, a collection of beautiful mixed media background pages. She’s followed up with another book ‘More Tangle Starts’ Alice also offered a copy for a giveaway (now closed) To see a video walk-through and learn more about this excellent book, read my review of Alice Hendon’s ‘More Tangle Starts’Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘More Tangle Starts’ by Alice Hendon”

White Tail Fawn – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of skeeze on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt ‘Fawn’. Did you know that the average white tail fawn has between 294 to 306 spots. Do you ever wonder who doesContinue reading “White Tail Fawn – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Chipmunk vs Ground Squirrel- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of LoggaWiggler on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt ‘Chipmunk’. Okay, I must confess. I painted a ground squirrel not a chipmunk. I couldn’t resist this guy’s cheeky but relaxed pose.Continue reading “Chipmunk vs Ground Squirrel- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Gold Dust Piranha – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Daniel Smith and Van Gogh watercolor on a Hahnemühle Rough Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Escoda Perla Round Size 8 and 12. Photo courtesy of Zoosnow on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Goldfish. I decided I had to find a different take on this prompt, so I decided to do a piranha. They do comeContinue reading “Gold Dust Piranha – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Cygnet – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of MabelAmber on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt ‘Swan’. A male Swan is called a cob, a female is called a pen and a baby (up to 6 months) isContinue reading “Cygnet – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Kitten! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Escoda Perla Round Size 8 and 12 I’ve got family stuff going on this week, and won’t be around too much, but I wanted to get at least one Pencil to Paint tutorial done. Since most of my Pencil to PaintsContinue reading “Kitten! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”