World Watercolor Month


As you might know, this month I’ve been posting small daily doodles based on the Doodlewash prompts for June. I did all of these on one page and here you have them all. By the way, the paper I used is the Hahnemühle Collection Sketch, which I will be reviewing in July, along with theContinue reading “World Watercolor Month”

Windows & the Hibiscus Bug – Postcards for the Lunch Box


Artwork – Zebra Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of joojoo14 on Pixabay. Where does the time go? Out the window it seems – I managed to do a painting, but I didn’t get around to looking up facts about the hibiscus bug. And today’s doodle…Continue reading “Windows & the Hibiscus Bug – Postcards for the Lunch Box”

Buttons, Buttons


Artwork: Zebra pen Mildliner brush pens and Zebra Pen Metallic Brush Pen on a Hahnemühle Nostalgie Postcard. I realized I didn’t have anything but my daily doodles for today and tomorrow, so I did some quick abstracts to post. Ever wonder why buttons are on opposite sides for men and women? Most men dressed themselves,Continue reading “Buttons, Buttons”

Green Pepper & Wild Lavender


Artwork: Gouache on Stonehenge Aqua Black Cold Press watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of Photos_kast on Pixabay. Did you know that traditionally Lavender flowers represent purity, silence, devotion serenity, grace and calmness? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Green Pepper Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list ofContinue reading “Green Pepper & Wild Lavender”

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”

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”

Big Sagebrush


Artwork: Opaque watercolors on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Photo reference by WildOne on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Sage Did you know that sagebrush is not sage, but is related to sunflowers? Tools Hahnemuhle Cézanne Watercolor Block Cold Press (review) White Nights Pastel Watercolor set of six QoR Modern Watercolor, Mars Orange Deep American Journey Artists’ WatercolorsContinue reading “Big Sagebrush”

Bluebell Wood


Artwork: Opaque watercolors on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Photo reference by photosbygreenwood on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Bluebell Did you know that according to folklore, bluebells ring at daybreak to wake the fairies? Probably not true, lol, but it’s fun to wonder what bluebells ringing might sound like. Tools Hahnemuhle Cézanne Watercolor Block Cold Press (review)Continue reading “Bluebell Wood”

How to Draw a Koala Bear-Fun & Easy Tutorial and Challenge


Artwork: Zebra Zensation Fineliners & Mechanical Colored Pencils in a Hahnemühle 1584 peach DotGrid notebook. Challenge: Draw a Koala bear! You can use my step-out below or just draw one any way you wish! First, I apologize because my scanner is having trouble with the right colors, so you’ll have to take my word forContinue reading “How to Draw a Koala Bear-Fun & Easy Tutorial and Challenge”