R is for Rose


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Rose. Did you know that the Cathedral of Hildesheim, in Germany, has a rose bush growing on its wall, whose presence was documented as far back as A.D. 815? That makes it over 1000 years old! Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen Kuretake Cambio Tambien Brush Pen Kuretake Mangaka FlexibleContinue reading “R is for Rose”

Q is for Quilt


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Quilt. Did you know that quilted clothing was used under chain-mail armor? It helped prevent both chafing of the skin and rusting of the metal. Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen Kuretake Cambio Tambien Brush Pen Kuretake Mangaka Flexible pen Pixabay reference photo from JamesDeMers. January Doodlewash Prompts Tools: ToContinue reading “Q is for Quilt”

P is for Pear


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Pear. Did you know that pears were originally called butter fruit? Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen Kuretake Cambio Tambien Brush Pen Kuretake Mangaka Flexible pen Pixabay reference photo from Couleur. January Doodlewash Prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada,Continue reading “P is for Pear”

O is for Owl


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Owl. Did you know that owls are zygodactyl – their feet have two toes that face forward and two facing back? Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen Kuretake Cambio Tambien Brush Pen Kuretake Mangaka Flexible pen Pixabay reference photo from Graham-H. January Doodlewash Prompts Tools: To find a list ofContinue reading “O is for Owl”

N is for Nose


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Nose. Did you know that dogs can smell separately with each nostril? Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen Kuretake Cambio Tambien Brush Pen Kuretake Mangaka Flexible pen Pixabay reference photo from Foto-Rabe. January Doodlewash Prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. andContinue reading “N is for Nose”

Review: Kaleidolines Starter Set


Need a set of tools for drawing, doodling and watercolor style coloring? The Kaleidolines Starter Set may be exactly what you need. This month I’ve been using Cambio Tambien brush pens and the Kaleidolines Starter Set for my alphabet primer. But what is Kaleidolines, and what’s in the Starter Set? Learn more in my reviewContinue reading “Review: Kaleidolines Starter Set”

M is for Mug


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Mug. Tomorrow, I have a review of the Kaleidolines Starter Kit that I’ve been using for this series. It will be posted at Doodlewash! Did you know the word “mug” was once boxing slang for striking someone in the face? Eventually, it came to refer to small photo portraits, which led to theContinue reading “M is for Mug”

L is for Llama


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Llama. Did you know that llamas have a metabolism that is similar to that of a human diabetic? The OSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has a herd of llamas and alpacas they they study hoping to provide insight into human diabetes treatment. Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen KuretakeContinue reading “L is for Llama”

K is for Kite


#DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Kite. Did you know that the highest recorded height for kite flying is 12,47 ft. (3801 meters). Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen Kuretake Cambio Tambien Brush Pen Kuretake Mangaka Flexible pen Pixabay reference photo from danielmills. January Doodlewash Prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry HahnemühleContinue reading “K is for Kite”

J is for Jacket


Have you entered my latest giveaway? Check back two posts for details! #DoodlewashJanuary2022 Prompt: Jacket. Did you know the jacket Is believed to originally have been the ‘jerkin’, a short tunic worn during the Middle Ages or early Renaissance by working-class men. Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook Kuretake Real Clean Color Brush Pen Kuretake Cambio Tambien BrushContinue reading “J is for Jacket”