The Tortoise and the Strawberry


#doodlewashMarch2022: Snack. ‘Cause my tortoise is snacking on strawberries. Did you know the lighter a tortoise’s shell, the warmer the country of its origin.  The lightest known shade means the tortoise originates from the southern part of the Sahara Desert. Hahnemühle hot press The Collection watercolor paper Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of DA_Mayerbepp..Continue reading “The Tortoise and the Strawberry”

Feeding Frenzy


#doodlewashMarch2022: Pond life. Did you know that approximately 50 people are injured by carp each year, when one jumps out of the water and someone is hit? Bloody and/or broken noses often result! Hahnemühle cold press Agave ‘Natural Line’ watercolor paper Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of  tommileew.. March Doodlewash prompts Tools: To findContinue reading “Feeding Frenzy”

Pencil and the Coral Tree


Artwork: Zebra Zensation Brush Pen and Da Vinci Gouache on Hahnemühle Cézanne Hot Press Did you know that botanists consider the coral tree to be a member of the pea family? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Pencil Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list of dealers, whoContinue reading “Pencil and the Coral Tree”

Watermelon on Seagreen


Artwork: Da Vinci Gouache in a Hahnemühle 1584 notebook. Have you entered my Giveaway for Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Books? Ends tonight! It’s the first day of May, so it’s time to start the new Doodlewash prompts! And, not to toot my own horn, I was the one who came up with the list this month (okay,Continue reading “Watermelon on Seagreen”