Tutorial – How to Draw a Wombat with Pointillism


I have a tutorial up at the Zebra Pen Z-Blog with a step-by-step pattern for drawing a Hairy-nosed Wombat and steps for coloring it using the Pointilism style. Head over to the Zebra Pen Z-Blog and read my tutorial to find out how it’s done!

Tutorial – How to Draw a Fennec Fox Using Zebra Pens


Today, my tutorial showing how to draw a Fennec Fox on black paper, using Zebra Pens metallic brush pens and an assortment of Sarasa Retractable Clip Pens. Head over to the Zebra Pen Z-Blog and read my tutorial to find out how it’s done! Don’t forget to check out today’s Weekly Wednesday Giveaway. It hasContinue reading “Tutorial – How to Draw a Fennec Fox Using Zebra Pens”

Princeton Travel Brushes Review


As part of the World Watercolor Month, Princeton Artist Co. sent me their two new travel sets – one Neptune set and one Elite set. Each has four rounds and a cool brush holder. What is the set like? How do they differ from the traditional Neptune and Elite brushes? Head over to Doodlewash andContinue reading “Princeton Travel Brushes Review”

Horse Laugh- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Elite Travel Round size 6, 8 & 10. Photo courtesy of x on Pixabay. Are you looking for: LIFE IMITATES DOODLES WEEKLY WEDNESDAY GIVEAWAY #26 SHAPING STUDIES TUTORIAL DAY 6 Tomorrow, my hubby takes a laughing pony in hisContinue reading “Horse Laugh- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Aqua Elite Review


Are you looking for: Tutorial – How to Paint with QoR Iridescent Watercolors Tutorial – How to Draw and Paint a Rooster As part of the World Watercolor Month, Princeton Artist Co. sent me five of their Aqua Elite series of brushes. I received some cool specialty shapes – a dagger, a rigger, a mottlerContinue reading “Aqua Elite Review”

Tutorial-How to Paint with QoR Iridescent Watercolor


Are you looking for: the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #24 Tutorial – How to Draw and Paint a Rooster Tutorial – How to Paint a Sloth Bear July is World Watercolor Month. As part of the celebration, I have a tutorial up at Doodlewash, showing how to get the most out of IridescentContinue reading “Tutorial-How to Paint with QoR Iridescent Watercolor”

World Watercolor Month in Lombardy (kind of ) font


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical pen & Qor Watercolor on Hahnemühle YouTangle Tile. Princeton 3/8 in Elite Dagger brush. Are you looking for: the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #24 Tutorial – How to Draw and Paint a RoosterTutorial – How to Paint a Sloth Bear My watercolor mentor and teacher, Kathy Delumpa Allegri (seeContinue reading “World Watercolor Month in Lombardy (kind of ) font”

Tutorial – How to Draw and Paint a Rooster


Are you looking for: Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #23 July is World Watercolor Month. As part of the celebration, I have a tutorial posted at Doodlewash with video and step-by-step instructions. The prompt for the day is ‘Flying High’. A rooster may not really fly high, but he certainly thinks he does! HeadContinue reading “Tutorial – How to Draw and Paint a Rooster”

Using Up Paint and Practicing Brush Strokes


I had lots of paint left over from my Panther’s Picnic painting and a tutorial that will be posted later this month, so I used it up practicing some brush strokes and doing a quick ‘Window View’ and ‘Loose & Free’ for the Doodlewash Prompts. (and hey! Be sure to visit Doodlewash on Monday. IContinue reading “Using Up Paint and Practicing Brush Strokes”

Panther’s Picnic


Artwork: Qor Watercolor on Hahnemühle Britannia Hot Press watercolor. Princeton Elite Dagger Brush 3/8 in. I’ve had this vague idea for a painting, floating in my head for a while and yesterday’s Doodlewash prompt of ‘Picnic Food’ gave me the push to get it done. My panther is looking at a couple of doomed fat-tailedContinue reading “Panther’s Picnic”