Vegetable Aisle


Artwork- Schminke watercolor on a Stonehenge Aqua Black Cold Press watercolor paper. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Although I like the bright intense color of gouache on black paper, there are times when I want color that is more subtle and opaque watercolor does the job. I’ve been looking forContinue reading “Vegetable Aisle”

Red Panda – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Schminke watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of Alexas_Fotos on Pixabay. My hubby took a red panda in his lunch bag. The red panda’s reddish orange fur is good camouflage because of a red-brown moss thatContinue reading “Red Panda – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Leonburger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Rough Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of kytalpa on Pixabay. A relatively new breed, the Leonburger was developed in the 1840’s and meant to resemble a lion, though many people think they look more likeContinue reading “Leonburger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Rain and Reflections


Artwork-Holbein and Winsor & Newton Gouache on a Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black watercolor paper. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 and Princeton Heritage Synthetic Sable 4050 Round 8. Reference Photo courtesy of Pexels on Pixabay. Bright lights dancing to the music of the rain. To splashing feet, syncopated beat, raindrops twirling,Continue reading “Rain and Reflections”

Puppy! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jane Davenport Travel Watercolor Brush Collapsible Mini Paint Brush and Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 in. This painting is what is known as a ‘line and wash’ because it is drawn in pen first andContinue reading “Puppy! – Pencil to Paint Tutorial”

Sunflower – Gouache on Gouache


Artwork-Holbein Artist’s Gouache and Acryla gouache on a Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black watercolor paper.   There are two kinds of gouache – watercolor and acrylic. One of the nice things about acrylic gouache is that it has a matte surface and you can use watercolor over it. Of course, transparent colors won’t show up veryContinue reading “Sunflower – Gouache on Gouache”

Orchid On Black – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Holbein and Winsor & Newton Gouache on a Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black watercolor paper. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 and Princeton Heritage Synthetic Sable 4050 Round 8  Did you know that the world’s smallest known orchid is only about 1/8 inch across while the largest species can be over 10Continue reading “Orchid On Black – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Leafy Sea Dragon – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Holbein Gouache on a Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black watercolor paper. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Today, my hubby took a Leafy Sea Dragon in his lunchbag. Did you know that the Sea Dragon is not a sea horse, though they are related to them? Their leafy protrusions are such aContinue reading “Leafy Sea Dragon – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Opal Dinosaur – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Holbein Gouache on a Stonehenge Aqua ColdPress Black watercolor paper. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Travel Brush, Series 4750, Round, Size 8 Today, my hubby took an opal dinosaur in his lunchbag. Doodlewash prompt ‘Rainbow’. An opal has a rainbow of colors so I’m claiming this for the prompt! With Australia in the news, all sorts ofContinue reading “Opal Dinosaur – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

White Tiger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Schminke watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Jack Richeson Richeson Grey Matters Synthetic Watercolor Flat 1/4 Photo courtesy of glynn424 on Pixabay My hubby took a white tiger in his lunch bag. Did you know that the only about one in 10,000 tigers are born white inContinue reading “White Tiger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”