Morning Errands


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Bicycle. Did you know that to move around on the first version of a bicycle, you hard to push your feet against the ground? The Flintstones had it right? September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can findContinue reading “Morning Errands”

Coneflowers


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Echinacea. Did you know that there are 10 species of native echinacea, and they are all purple? Of course, humans have created hybrids that come in a variety of colors. September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You canContinue reading “Coneflowers”

Playing with Bubbles


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Bubbles. Did you know the Sumerians were believed to have invented soap (and soap bubbles) approximately 3000 years ago? September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can find Zebra pen products here.

Breadfruit


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Bread. Did you know that breadfruit is now considered a superfood?  September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You can find Zebra pen products here.

Dragonfly in Thailand


#DoodlewashSeptember2022 prompt: Dragonfly. Did you know there are believed to be approximately 7,000 species of dragonfly?  Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media paper Supervision Watercolors Image inspiration – photo by Andre Mouton on Unsplash September Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. You canContinue reading “Dragonfly in Thailand”

Tornado


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Storm Did you know that the widest recorded tornado, which occurred in Reno, Oklahoma in 2013,  was about 2.6 miles at its peak? Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolor Paper Supervision Watercolor Reference Photo by Nikolas Noonan on Unsplash. August Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S.Continue reading “Tornado”

Sunflower


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Courage. These days the sunflower is a symbol of courage. Did you know that sunflowers are actually thousands of tiny flowers clustered together and surrounded by petals? Each tiny flower has both male and female organs so they can self-pollinate as well as taking pollen from the wind or insects. Eventually, each flowerContinue reading “Sunflower”

Black Bellied Whistling Duck


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Black Bellied Whistling Duck. Did you know the Whistling Ducks have the longest legs of all the duck species? Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Supervision Watercolor Reference Photo by Mathew Schwartz on Unsplash. August Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in theContinue reading “Black Bellied Whistling Duck”

Pitcher Plant


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Buzz. Things that go buzz had better beware the carnivorous pitcher plant. Did you know that pitcher plants tend to grow in areas with nutrient-deficient soil? They are able to thrive because of their carnivorous ways, getting much needed nitrogen and phosphorous from their prey. Bockingford Cold Press Watercolor paper Aquafine Watercolor ReferenceContinue reading “Pitcher Plant”

Papyrus


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Papyrus Did you know that papyrus wasn’t only used for making paper in the past? It was used for ropes, clothes, boxes, window shades, tables, toys, mattresses, and it was also used for food and medicines. Truly, a useful plant! I went for stylization, and ended up with something more like mops thanContinue reading “Papyrus”