The Nautilus


#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Nautilus Did you know that adult nautilus have between 60 and 90 tentacles? Actually, they aren’t tentacles, but are called cirri (the plural is cirrus). Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor postcard Supervision Watercolor Reference Photo by gapec on Pixabay. August Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products inContinue reading “The Nautilus”

Fast: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022


July is World Watercolor Month! To learn more about this, visit Doodlewash. Did you know the sailfish is widely believed to be the fastest swimming fish in the ocean, clocked at up to 68 mph? I used metallic silver again, for the top part of the water. It looks pretty good in real life, butContinue reading “Fast: #WorldWatercolorMonth2022”

Spinner Dolphin


#doodlewashJune2022 prompt:  Spinner Dolphin. Did you know that dolphins and whales blow bubbles, sometimes even bubble rings? It’s part of their breathing, but they’ve often been seen playing with the bubbles, and may even communicate with them. Hahnemühle The Collection Hot Press Watercolor Paper Aquafine Watercolor Reference Image by B Truchement from Pixabay. June DoodlewashContinue reading “Spinner Dolphin”

The Blue Whale


#doodlewashMarch2022: Vacuum Cleaner Did you know that the blue whale is sort of like the vacuum cleaner of the ocean, sucking up to four tons of krill each day. They’re sneaky vacuum cleaners too, staying below where the krill won’t notice them, and striking from beneath when dinnertime rolls around! I was in a hurry,Continue reading “The Blue Whale”