Chrysanthemum and Takin-Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Dimhou on Pixabay. Did you know that the takin, national animal of Bhutan, is often called a goat antelope, but it is more closely related to sheep? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Chrysanthemum Artwork: Zebra ZensationsContinue reading “Chrysanthemum and Takin-Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Finch & Bullfinch – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Technical Pen and Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of oldiefan on Pixabay. Did you know that the bullfinch has a specialized sac in the bottom of its mouth that allows it to carry food for long distances? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Finch Artwork: Zebra ZensationsContinue reading “Finch & Bullfinch – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Pie Slice and Ocean Shores


Melissa Gannon Class 8 – -Watercolor on WSH150 CP. The last of her classes for this session. Did you know the longest beach in the world is believed to be Casino Beach in the city of Rio Grande, Brazil. It is approximately 132 – 157 miles long? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Pie Slice Artwork: ZebraContinue reading “Pie Slice and Ocean Shores”

Half-Moon & Dovecote at Versailles


Melissa Gannon Class 7 – -Watercolor on WSH150 CP Did you know that Marie Antoinette had a rustic retreat in the park of the Château de Versailles? Lesson 7 of my Melissa Gannon class was a painting of the Dovecote that was one of the buildings. And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Half Moon Artwork: Zebra ZensationsContinue reading “Half-Moon & Dovecote at Versailles”

Basking Shark – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of 12019 on Pixabay. Did you know that the basking shark has hundreds of tiny teeth, but doesn’t use them for feeding. They filter plankton for their food. I was playing with Winsor & Newton Granulation MediumContinue reading “Basking Shark – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Brownies & Magnolias


This is my painting from Melissa Gannon’s sixth class. Did you know that Magnolia fossils have been found that are believed to be 20 million years old? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Brownies Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products inContinue reading “Brownies & Magnolias”

Beachball & Pufferfish – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photos courtesy of dab306. Fortunately, since I was posting paintings for the Doodlewash prompt all of last month, I have some Postcards from the Lunch Bag and other paintings left to post this month. Did you know that the puffer fish (who is kind of aContinue reading “Beachball & Pufferfish – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Ice Cream & Lotus Flower – #doodlewashJune2020 prompts


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. Doodlewash Prompt: Ice Cream & Lotus Flower My back is getting better, but still slowing me down and backs are notorious for taking their time. I decided I’d do the doodle thing. A thumbnail drawing each day, no more than 2-5 minutes of drawing.Continue reading “Ice Cream & Lotus Flower – #doodlewashJune2020 prompts”