Evening in Red-Gold and Lavender


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Ferdinand-Feng on Pixabay. Did you know that according to statistics, in 2020, 56% of the world’s population lives in cities? This line and wash painting took me forEVER! I got out the ruler and really triedContinue reading “Evening in Red-Gold and Lavender”

Coffee Cup Monoprint


Wow! All sorts of news today! This has been Hahnemühle week at the GelliArts® blog. Hahnemühle received some Gelli Arts kits in return for some of their products, and I was lucky enough to receive some of them. I’m keeping one for myself, and on Sunday (starts at 5 pm PST), I’ll be giving awayContinue reading “Coffee Cup Monoprint”

Snowy Owl – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference Photo by Jongsun Lee on Unsplash. Did you know that the male snowy owl is mostly or entirely white, while the female has black bars? Doodlewash Prompt: Owl Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S.Continue reading “Snowy Owl – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Working for the Daily Bread – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo used with permission from Malcolm Smith on Flickr. Did you know that squirrels have double-jointed hind legs? So you might meet one while hiking but don’t try to race it up a tree! Doodlewash prompt: Hiking Tools:Continue reading “Working for the Daily Bread – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Seedsnipe in Prairie Grass


Artwork- Daniel Smith watercolor on Hahnemühle ‘The Collection’ Coldpress watercolor paper. I’m having computer problems – it takes forever to get anything done, so I won’t be around too much. Be sure to visit on Sunday because I’ll still be doing the Hahnemühle ‘The Collection’ sample pack giveaways. And the giveaway on Nov 22 isContinue reading “Seedsnipe in Prairie Grass”

Frosty Fall Morning


Artwork- Watercolor and gouache on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesty of kudybadorota on Pixabay. Did you know that most white horses are actually grey? They are born dark and gradually lighten to a shade of light gray or white as they get older. The rare true white horse is born white,Continue reading “Frosty Fall Morning”

Dalmatian Pelican – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


I apologize to those of you who are getting this post twice. Somehow it got sent out early, but never appeared on the blog until now. Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of zoosnow on Pixabay. Did you know that the Dalmatian PelicanContinue reading “Dalmatian Pelican – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Berries on Ice


On Sunday, my second flash giveaway for a Hahnemühle sample pack of cold press ‘The Collection’ watercolour paper will start at 05:00 pm PST. The above painting will be one of the prizes. My friend Jennifer McLean is also having a giveaway for sample packs of ‘The Collection’ watercolor paper. You can find it here.Continue reading “Berries on Ice”

Doggie with a Winter Coat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of fulls26 on Pixabay. Did you know we’ve been dressing up our dogs for a long time? There are paintings from the Royal Courts of Europe with dogs in coats, and we’ve even found a suit of samurai armor from theContinue reading “Doggie with a Winter Coat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

A Merriment of Mushrooms


On Sunday, my second flash giveaway for a Hahnemühle sample pack of cold press ‘The Collection’ watercolour paper will start at 05:00 pm PST. The above painting will be one of the prizes. Artwork- Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Did you know that before synthetic dyes, mushrooms were often usedContinue reading “A Merriment of Mushrooms”