Art Supplies for the Artist Who Has Everything


‘Tis the season that’s the reason for spending money on gifts for friends, family and, of course, yourself! Everyone’s compiling lists of their favorites and I’ve done the same. There have been many innovative art supplies that hit the market over the last couple of years and many have become part of my daily use,Continue reading “Art Supplies for the Artist Who Has Everything”

Sow What – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical pens and MIYA Water Colors on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Photo reference from Sipa on Pixabay. Did you know that an adult pig can run about 11 mph? That would be a seven-minute mile. I’ll bet more than one farmer has found this out to their vast chagrin! Want toContinue reading “Sow What – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Bear Faced – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical pens and Miya Gouache on Hahnemühle Watercolor Postcard Rough. Photo reference from Free Photos on Pixabay. Did you know that the grizzly bear is a North American subspecies of the brown bear? It has white tips to its fur that give it a ‘grizzled’ appearance. I’m back home from all myContinue reading “Bear Faced – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Raven- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Miya Arts Gouache & Van Gogh Interference Watercolor over watercolor on Hahnemuhle Watercolor Postcard Rough . Brushes: Jack Richeson 713995 Watermedia Pocket Plein Air Brush Set Reference photo courtesy of Capri23auto on Pixabay Did you know that the Raven is one of the most intelligent animals on the planet, rivaling the chimpanzee and the dolphin?

Camel in a Sandstorm


Artwork-Miya Arts Gouache over watercolor on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Brushes: Jack Richeson 713995 Watermedia Pocket Plein Air Brush Set Photo reference from Masy on Pixabay. So how did I get from this to that? This was done on the other half of the paper from the hummingbird I posted on Saturday. The steps were pretty muchContinue reading “Camel in a Sandstorm”

Hummingbird Against a Red Sky – Tutorial


Artwork-Miya Arts Gouache & Van Gogh Interference Watercolor over watercolor on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Brushes: Jack Richeson 713995 Watermedia Pocket Plein Air Brush Set Photo reference from Masy on Pixabay. So how did I get from that to this? I’m sorry I didn’t have my camera or scanner to take step by step photos. Simply, thoughContinue reading “Hummingbird Against a Red Sky – Tutorial”

Red Panda Repeat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical pens and Miya Art Watercolor on Hahnemuhle Watercolor Postcard Rough. I know. I’ve painted Red Pandas several times for my hubby’s lunch box postcards. But they’re so cute! I can’t resist them. I mean, who could? Tools And Where You Can Buy Them Zebra Zensations Technical pens (review) Hahnemuhle Watercolor PostcardContinue reading “Red Panda Repeat – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

The Dreaded Fossa – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical pens and Miya Watercolors on Hahnemuhle Watercolor Postcard Rough. What looks like a cross between a cat, a dog, and a mongoose and where might you find it? It’s a fossa (pronounced Foo-sa) and, of course, it’s on Madagascar where wild and wacky animals abound! The fossa is the largest carnivorousContinue reading “The Dreaded Fossa – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

By the Light of the Silvery Moon


Artwork-Miya Gouache & Van Gogh Interference Watercolor in a Saint Armand Canal Pad. Saint Armand paper is rag paper made of leftovers from the fabric industry. Their paper in the Canal Pad isn’t necessarily formulated for watercolor. I haven’t tried it with watercolor yet because I’m playing with gouache at the moment (which, yes, itContinue reading “By the Light of the Silvery Moon”

Ceremonial Elephant – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical pens and Miya Gouache & Van Gogh Interference on Hahnemuhle Watercolor Postcard Rough. My hubby asked me to paint a ceremonial elephant for one of his co-workers who was leaving. Normally, I don’t do commissions but this guy has me wrapped around his finger, lol. Tools And Where You Can BuyContinue reading “Ceremonial Elephant – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”