Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways


Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways is published  on Tuesday & Saturday. Floral & Colors of Inspiration sets from Daniel Smith’s new pan sets of watercolors. Zebra Zensations PM-701 & watercolor on Hahnemühle Cornwall watercolor paper Zentangle Challenges The Daily New Tangle Challenge Tangle All Around Zentangle Group Challenges Pattern-Collections Daily Pattern Focus I am the Diva Weekly ChallengeContinue reading “Tuesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways”

Review-Hahnemühle Cold-Pressed Watercolour Postcards


Lots going on today! I have a watercolor postcard tutorial at Doodlewash! Here, I’m reviewing the new cold-pressed watercolor postcards from Hahnemühle.  Hahnemühle_USA and Zebra Pens generously donated some cool stuff so there was a giveaway – now closed – when this review was first published. This short video compares the two types of postcard –Continue reading “Review-Hahnemühle Cold-Pressed Watercolour Postcards”

Part 2: Drawing the Elephant Landscape + Review – Hahnemühle Hand Lettering Pad


This is Part 2 of a 3-part series showing how to draw and color a Fun & Easy Elephant landscape. It includes a review of the Hahnemühle Hand Lettering Pad. Part 1 shows you how to draw an elephant, using a Fun & Easy Landscape step-out. Part 3 is a tutorial showing how I color the landscapeContinue reading “Part 2: Drawing the Elephant Landscape + Review – Hahnemühle Hand Lettering Pad”

Review-Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook


A while back, I asked Hahnemühle if the paper used for YouTangle.Art tiles could be found in larger sizes or in a sketchbook.  The answer was no, but I was told that the Nostalgie sketchbook had similar paper, and I was sent a copy to try out. It is true that the paper in theContinue reading “Review-Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook”

Devil’s Lettuce Fun & Easy Step-out


The Friday Fun & Easy Landscape Challenge 3/23 -4/6: Draw a landscape using the Devil’s Lettuce step-out.  Extra calorie-free brownie points for adding a Bell 3 plant. Devil’s Lettuce is a plant also known as Checker’s Fiddleneck, and seems to be the desert version of the fiddleneck fern.  I thought it was an interesting plantContinue reading “Devil’s Lettuce Fun & Easy Step-out”

Friday Fun & Easy Hedgehog & Echidna


The Friday Fun & Easy Landscape Challenge 3/2 -3/8: Draw a landscape using either the Hedgehog or Echidna step-out or both.  Extra calorie-free brownie points for use basic shape plants and scribble texture. I was working on a Hedgehog step-out and earlier this week I drew an Echidna for my hubby’s lunch bag, and I thoughtContinue reading “Friday Fun & Easy Hedgehog & Echidna”

Heart-filled Fun & Easy Challenge Step-by-Step


The Friday Fun & Easy Landscape challenge for 2/9 – 2/15 is to create a landscape using Heart-Felt Shapes or Basic Shapes.  This is similar to the challenge for the last two weeks, but this time you are challenged to use a photo as a reference.  Please get permission to use any photo that is not yours. YourContinue reading “Heart-filled Fun & Easy Challenge Step-by-Step”