REVIEW: YinMn Blue Watercolor


YInMn Blue – what is it and how do I pronounce it without spraining my tongue? And what’s so exciting about it? Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about the first new inorganic blue in over 200 years!

Tomorrow morning – my review of YinMn Blue Watercolor


You’ve probably heard about this new color discovered in 2009. It’s just recently available to artists. Tomorrow morning, I’ll be sharing my impressions of the color at Doodlewash!

Domestic Dog – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference Photo courtesy of Zaibork on Pixabay. Did you know that recent studies of ancient finds and DNA suggest dogs may have been domesticated more than once throughout history? Despite this it is believed that our current domestic dogs all originatedContinue reading “Domestic Dog – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Alpaca – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork- Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference Photo courtesy of manfredrichter on Pixabay. Did you know that llamas were bred as a beast of burden while alpacas were bred for their wool? Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada,Continue reading “Alpaca – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Bleeding Heart baboon – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Travel Round size 8. Photo courtesy of 9883074 on Pixabay. Sorry about the Artbin email that went out earlier. WordPress sent it for some reason, but it’s about Friday’s post. My hubby took an Gelada Baboon in hisContinue reading “Bleeding Heart baboon – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Emperor Tamarin Monkey – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Travel Round size 8. Photo courtesy of Ellen26 on Pixabay. My hubby took an Emperor Tamarin Monkey in his lunchbag. Did you know this monkey got its name for a resemblence to the German Emperor Wilhelm II (Continue reading “Emperor Tamarin Monkey – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Butterfly with Flowers – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of Larisa-K on Pixabay. My hubby took a butterfly in his lunch bag. Did you know that the caterpillar lives to eat, while the butterfly lives to mate? DoodlewashContinue reading “Butterfly with Flowers – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Yes, I Have No Bananas- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of Schmid-Reportagen on Pixabay. My hubby took a bunch of bananas in his lunchbag. You may have noticed that some of my postcards for the lunch bag, lately, haveContinue reading “Yes, I Have No Bananas- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Dormouse – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Travel Round size 8. Photo courtesy of Gartenredakteurin on Pixabay. My hubby took a Dormouse in his lunchbag. Did you know that the dormouse can hibernate six months or longer, if the weather is cold enough. Doodlewash promptContinue reading “Dormouse – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Waiting – A Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and watercolor on a Hahnemühle Rough Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Aqua Elite Travel Brush Set, Series 4850 Synthetic Kolinsky  This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first and then painted with watercolor. Before You Start Some paintings, you just start andContinue reading “Waiting – A Pencil to Paint Tutorial”