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”

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”

Violet and Sunshine


Artwork-Miya Gouache & Van Gogh Interference Watercolor in a Hahnemühle Black Book I’m finding that I have trouble with the gouache streaking when I’m trying to do large washes. The black paper I used for this one isn’t formulated for watercolor, so that is part of it, but I’ve had this problem throughout. I’m usingContinue reading “Violet and Sunshine”

Interference Back-to-Back


After using my new Van Gogh Specialty set on both the Van Gogh black watercolor paper and on the Stonehenge paper, I decided to do a back-to-back comparison, so I could really appreciate what the differences were. I wasn’t looking to see which was better. That’s not my philosophy when it comes to art supplies.Continue reading “Interference Back-to-Back”

Purple Cow – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Burgund Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Dagger Elite Size 3/8 in. Photo courtesy of 1195798 on Pixabay. Are you looking for: the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #24 Tutorial – How to Draw and Paint a Rooster Tutorial – How to Paint a SlothContinue reading “Purple Cow – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Snow White Silky Chicken


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Neptune Quill size 4 and Velvetouch Round Size 8. Photo courtesy of Axe77 on Pixabay. If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #17 , you can find it here. My Fun & EasyContinue reading “Snow White Silky Chicken”

That Horse – Gray or White?


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #15 , you can find it here. Today, my hubby took a grey horse in his lunchbag. The Doodlewash prompt for today is ‘Battleship Gray’. I chose to do a gray horse because I find the subject of gray vs white in horsesContinue reading “That Horse – Gray or White?”

Firewalkers


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #11 , you can find it here. And have you seen my post ‘How to Write and Illustrate a Storybook‘? Doodlewash prompt #WeirdStuff. Artwork- Ecoline & Arteza Watercolor Brush and Zebra Metallic Brush Pen on Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. I was paintingContinue reading “Firewalkers”

Cactus Cat


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Giveaway #10, you can find it here. Today, my hubby took a Cactus Cat in his lunchbag. I had meant to paint the Cactus Cat on one of my Hahnemühle watercolor postcards, but the strangest thing happened. I added color to a page of my aContinue reading “Cactus Cat”