Little Lamb – Counting Sheep #8


Artwork – White Nights Pastel Watercolor set on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook. Photo Courtesy of gamagapix on Pixabay. Happy and healthy Easter to those that celebrate! Happy and healthy day to those that don’t! It’s been a while since I did a sheep in my handmade Mary Roff sketchbook. I decidedContinue reading “Little Lamb – Counting Sheep #8”

Bunny Sea Slug – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle cold press Watercolor postcard. Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water – another cute sea slug is found. A couple of weeks ago, I post a postcard painting of the Leaf Sheep sea slug and now … The Bunny sea slug (not toContinue reading “Bunny Sea Slug – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Live Life Like the Gate was Left Open – Counting Sheep #7


Artwork – Daniel Smith Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook You may have seen the meme ‘Live Life Like the Gate was Left Open’, which usually features a photo of a dog running madly and happily. Well, in this case it’s a sheep. Personally, I’m thinking that theContinue reading “Live Life Like the Gate was Left Open – Counting Sheep #7”

Leaf Sheep – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork: Daniel Smith Watercolor on Hahnemühle cold press Watercolor postcard. One of the wonders of the Internet, photos of these real life little sea slugs that resemble sheep went viral last year. So, of course, I had to paint one. These guys are one of very non-plant critturs that can photosynthesize. I’ll have a FunContinue reading “Leaf Sheep – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Sitting Down – Counting Sheep #6


Artwork – Daniel Smith Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook With Christmas gift cards burning up in the pockets of those looking for places to use it, I thought I should mention Mary Roff’s excellent handmade sketchbooks once again. You can read my review here. This painting didn’tContinue reading “Sitting Down – Counting Sheep #6”

Zwartbles – Counting Sheep #4


Artwork – Da Vinci Gouache on Fabriano Artistico on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook Number 4? Where are Counting Sheep 1 – 3? Well, check Doodlewash on Monday for my review of the beautiful Mary Roff handmade sketchbook that I recently bought and you’ll find those first three little, lost sheep. IContinue reading “Zwartbles – Counting Sheep #4”

Gouache VS Acrylic Gouache Part 2


Artwork – Da Vinci Gouache over Holbein Acrylic Gouache on Fabriano Artistico in a Mary Roff handmade sketchbook . Yesterday’s post discussed the difference between watercolor-based gouache and acrylic-based gouache, and I showed you a background that I did using the acyrlic gouache. Which I’ll show you again … Why so many streaks? The brushContinue reading “Gouache VS Acrylic Gouache Part 2”