The Pyramid of Kulkulkan


If I were to travel to Yucatán, Mexico, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Pyramid. Did you know that the Pyramid of Kulkulkan at Chichén Itzá has 365 steps altogether, and they were used as a calendar? Each side of the pyramid represented a season and helped determine the best times for planting andContinue reading “The Pyramid of Kulkulkan”

Doges Palace


If I were to travel to Venice, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Palace. Did you know that Casanova was held prisoner in the Doges Palace of Venice for a year before he managed to escape?  I’ve discovered that painting architecture is not just out of my comfort zone – I really don’t likeContinue reading “Doges Palace”

Mother Earth Mosaïculture


If I were to travel to the Montreal Botanical Gardens, I might see … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Topiary. Okay, I cheated with a Mosaïculture sculpture, which is kind of like topiary on hormones. Did you know that topiary is a single plant pruned into a shape where a Mosaïculture is created with a variety of plantsContinue reading “Mother Earth Mosaïculture”

The Discus Fish


If I were to travel to the Amazon River, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Discus Fish. Did you know that Discus fish prefer to live in pairs or schools and if kept alone will often die? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Da Vinci Watercolor Pixabay photo reference courtesy of Rethinktwice. April Doodlewash promptsContinue reading “The Discus Fish”

The Estonian Wolf


If I were to travel to Estonia, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Wolf. Did you know that in 2018, Estonia chose the wolf as its national animal? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Da Vinci Watercolor Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of 942784. April Doodlewash prompts Tools: To findContinue reading “The Estonian Wolf”

Mesa Verde Pueblo Dwellings


If I were to travel to Colorado, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Mesa. Or in this case, cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park. Did you know that Mesa Verde is a certified International Dark Sky Park, which means you can experience the night sky with little to no light pollution, as peopleContinue reading “Mesa Verde Pueblo Dwellings”

Rainbow Mountain


If I were to travel to Peru, I might see … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Mountains. Did you know that Vinicunca, also called Rainbow mountain, has a unique marbled minerology with layers of gold, lavender, red and turquoise? Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book Da Vinci Watercolor Arteza Gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of jerzykwpodrozy. April Doodlewash promptsContinue reading “Rainbow Mountain”

The Atlantic Road


If I were to travel to Norway, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Roadway. Did you know that there were 12 hurricanes that blew across the Atlantic Road during its construction? Described as World’s most beautiful car drive, it is 5.2-miles of twisty roller coaster road, eight bridges, and waves crashing over it duringContinue reading “The Atlantic Road”

Rainforest


If I were to travel to Brazil, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Rainforest. Did you know there are four layers to a rainforest? The sunny Emergent layer at the top, the Canopy layer that catches most of the rain, the Understory layer that stops most of the light, and the Forest floor. HahnemühleContinue reading “Rainforest”

Stonehenge


If I were to travel to England, I might see … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Stonehenge. Did you know that Stonehenge was purchased for 6,600 lbs at auction in 1915 by Cecil Chubb?  He gave the monument to the nation three years later. That’s me in the in the painting. I visited Stonehenge back in 1977, alongContinue reading “Stonehenge”