Olives


Artwork: Da Vinci Gouache in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook Doodlewash Prompt: Olives. Did you know that the olive is a fruit, not a vegetable? I wanted to play with the idea of getting color in black, by using toned paper. I fudged a little by mixing my own blacks with Ultramarine Blue andContinue reading “Olives”

Honey Badger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Doodlewash prompt: Honey All the prompts this month are based off of items whose name is also a color, the idea being to get people to explore the colors on their palette. Since I came up with the list, IContinue reading “Honey Badger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Guanaco – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of MonicaVolpin on Pixabay. Have you entered my Giveaway for Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Books? Did you know that some experts believe the Guanaco is the wild descendant of the llama, while other experts believe they are the ancestorsContinue reading “Guanaco – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Giveaway OVER-Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Books


U.S. only. Sorry, with the COV19 mess going on, I’m afraid to try mailing internationally for fear the package would get lost. Earlier this month, I reviewed the new Hahnemühle toned Watercolour books. There was a Doodlewash giveaway going on at the time, and I decided to wait until it was over to give youContinue reading “Giveaway OVER-Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Books”

Lowland Tapir – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of dodo71 on Pixabay. Did you know that April 27th is World Tapir Day? I’m playing with some new colors and combinations – mainly Tiger’s Eye Genuine and Mummy Bauxite. The result is fairly ugly, but alsoContinue reading “Lowland Tapir – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Porcupine – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of Alexandra_Koch on Pixabay. Did you know that a baby porcupine is called a porcupette? Tools And Where You Can Buy Them Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcards (review) Wet Paint Artist Materials & Framing Hyatt’s All ThingsContinue reading “Porcupine – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Sleepy Sloth – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of wagrati_photo on Pixabay. Did you know that sloths never have trouble breathing even though they hang upside down for hours? This is because their organs are physically attached to their ribcage! Tools And Where You CanContinue reading “Sleepy Sloth – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Hand-Carved


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook This a pen drawing of a pioneer carving that was on display at the Barberville Pioneer Settlement museum in Florida. I was going to paint, but decided I’d leave it as pen drawing. A carving like this would be a family treasure, soContinue reading “Hand-Carved”

Baby Giraffe – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of 5598375 on Pixabay. Did you know that baby giraffes drop up to 6 ft when they are born, usually landing on their head. Surprisingly, most survive! Doodlewash Prompt: Baby Tools And Where You Can Buy ThemContinue reading “Baby Giraffe – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

REVIEW: Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Books


Hahnemühle now has toned Watercolour books in beige and gray! Subtle tones that are great for urban sketching, plein air and just any time you want a more natural tone to your watercolor paintings. Please check out my full review of this lovely at Doodlewash.