Working for the Daily Bread – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo used with permission from Malcolm Smith on Flickr. Did you know that squirrels have double-jointed hind legs? So you might meet one while hiking but don’t try to race it up a tree! Doodlewash prompt: Hiking Tools:Continue reading “Working for the Daily Bread – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Sunrise on Snow


Artwork- Watercolor and Gouache on a Hahnemühle The Collection Cold press watercolor paper Have you entered this weeks giveaway for a chance to win a sample pack of Collection watercolor paper? You can enter here. Here’s a video I did while painting on one of the Collection blocks. Tools: To find a list of dealers,Continue reading “Sunrise on Snow”

Frosty Fall Morning


Artwork- Watercolor and gouache on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesty of kudybadorota on Pixabay. Did you know that most white horses are actually grey? They are born dark and gradually lighten to a shade of light gray or white as they get older. The rare true white horse is born white,Continue reading “Frosty Fall Morning”

Dalmatian Pelican – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


I apologize to those of you who are getting this post twice. Somehow it got sent out early, but never appeared on the blog until now. Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of zoosnow on Pixabay. Did you know that the Dalmatian PelicanContinue reading “Dalmatian Pelican – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Berries on Ice


On Sunday, my second flash giveaway for a Hahnemühle sample pack of cold press ‘The Collection’ watercolour paper will start at 05:00 pm PST. The above painting will be one of the prizes. My friend Jennifer McLean is also having a giveaway for sample packs of ‘The Collection’ watercolor paper. You can find it here.Continue reading “Berries on Ice”

Doggie with a Winter Coat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of fulls26 on Pixabay. Did you know we’ve been dressing up our dogs for a long time? There are paintings from the Royal Courts of Europe with dogs in coats, and we’ve even found a suit of samurai armor from theContinue reading “Doggie with a Winter Coat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

A Merriment of Mushrooms


On Sunday, my second flash giveaway for a Hahnemühle sample pack of cold press ‘The Collection’ watercolour paper will start at 05:00 pm PST. The above painting will be one of the prizes. Artwork- Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle Coldpress ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Did you know that before synthetic dyes, mushrooms were often usedContinue reading “A Merriment of Mushrooms”

REVIEW: St. Louis Art Supply Journals


Looking for a high quality sketchbook? Or a good one that’s great for sketches and practice. St. Louis Art Supply may have the sketchbooks you are looking for! Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about St. Louis Art Supply’s watercolor journals and Pro Mixed Media notebook.

Belgian Workhorse – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Thanks to dendoktoor for sharing their work on Pixabay. Did you know that despite the more well-known Clydesdale and Percheron, the number of Belgian Draft Horses in the U.S. outnumber all other draft breeds combined? Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry HahnemühleContinue reading “Belgian Workhorse – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Lynx – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Did you know the Lynx is perfectly adapted for cold, snowy weather? Besides their luxurious fur, their feet are furry, large and spread out to act like snowshoes. Doodlewash prompt: Cold Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carryContinue reading “Lynx – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”