Hush Iris


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Hush. Many types of Iris are called Hush. Hush Diana, Dawn Hush, and Hush Money are only a few of them. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Aquafine Watercolor Paper: Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have you joined the World Watercolor Month fun? Tools: To find a list ofContinue reading “Hush Iris”

Bouganvillea and the Gnarled Tree


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Gnarled. Bougainvillea isn’t gnarled, but they often climb trees that are! Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Aquafine Watercolor Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have you joined the World Watercolor Month fun? Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada,Continue reading “Bouganvillea and the Gnarled Tree”

Angel Wing Begonias


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Wing. I went with the Angel Wing Begonia because of the name. There is also a Dragon Wing Begonia. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Kuretake Gansai Tambi Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes I’m jumping around between my pre-stamped sheet, but this is the last of the promptsContinue reading “Angel Wing Begonias”

Zinnias and Baby’s Breath


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompts: Memory and Breathe. Zinnias symbolize remembrance for friends long absent and did you know that Baby’s Breath is toxic? So don’t eat it if you want to continue breathing! I’m posting prompts for both July 6th and 7th, because tomorrow’s post is for my review of Kuretake’s Zig Clean Color Real Brush atContinue reading “Zinnias and Baby’s Breath”

World Watercolor Month’s Calla Lily Anniversary


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Milestone. Did you know that World Watercolor Month was started in 2016? The Calla Lily is the flower for 6th Anniversaries, so I used it to celebrate that World Watercolor Month milestone. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Kuretake Gansai Tambi Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have youContinue reading “World Watercolor Month’s Calla Lily Anniversary”

Happy Independence Day to all who celebrate!


It’s the Fourth of July and Independence Day here in the U.S. Fireworks have been banned to due extreme heat and fire danger, so I thought I’d just cool off with color-coordinated treats! Have a fun and safe day whether you celebrate or not. Stay cool (or warm as weather dictates)! Paint- Aquafine watercolor Paper-Continue reading “Happy Independence Day to all who celebrate!”

Dainty Duckweed & Spatterdock


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompts: Dainty & Spatter. Watermeal Duckweed is the smallest (thus the daintiest) flowering plant in the world, about the size of a candy sprinkle. Spatterdock is also called the Yellow Pond Lily, Cow Lily, and Brandy Bottle. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Kuretake Gansai Tambi Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt BlackContinue reading “Dainty Duckweed & Spatterdock”

Chamomile for Momentum


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth prompt: Momentum. Chamomile symbolizes energy, which is a synonym for Momentum? Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-Aquafine Watercolor & Arteza Gouache Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black Tulip brush Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, goContinue reading “Chamomile for Momentum”

Pansies for Reflection


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth prompt: Reflection. One of the things that Pansies symbolize is reflection. To prepare for a busy World Watercolor Month, I carved some Speedy-cut blocks into simple stamps as frames for  1 x 1 1/2 in paintings Angela Fehr’s prompts are open to interpretation, so IContinue reading “Pansies for Reflection”

The Liberty Bell


#DoodlewashJune2021 prompt: Waffle. Uh, to waffle is to carry on without really saying anything. Did you know that today, we don’t know when the Liberty Bell was cracked and I’ll be that’s because someone waffled on when accused of doing it! Paint: Schmincke watercolor and Van Gogh Metallic watercolor. Paper: Hahnemühle grey-toned watercolour paper. Brush:Continue reading “The Liberty Bell”