REVIEW: Bockingford Watercolor Paper Spiral Pads

Bockingford Watercolor from St Cuthberts Mills is a sturdy, forgiving, mould-made, acid free, archival, highly lightfast, internally sized, pH 7-9, short grain … in short, a quality made paper with excellent color-lifting properties that allow you to fuss and fuss. Interested? Learn more in my review at Doodlewash!

Review – Saunders Waterford Watercolour Blocks

Saunders Waterford watercolor paper from St Cuthberts Mill is a professional-grade paper. It is endorsed by the Royal Watercolour Society, mould-made, and 100% cotton. And it’s a joy to work on! Interested? Learn more in my review at Doodlewash!

Taking a Bath

#doodlewashJune2022 prompt:  Elephant. Did you know a baby elephant sucks the end of its trunk, much like human babies suck their thumb? This time I mixed metallic silver with permanent mauve to try for a glisteny-wet look. Hahnemühle The Collection Hot Press Watercolor Paper Aquafine Watercolor Reference Image by Wildfaces from Pixabay. June Doodlewash promptsContinue reading “Taking a Bath”

Humpback Whale

#doodlewashJune2022: Humpback whale. Did you know that humpback whales have ‘gathering’ places where they meet at regular intervals and share songs? I decided to do something a little more stylized for this one. All those barnacles just seem to call for it. Bockingford Hot Press Watercolor Paper MaimeriBlu Watercolor Reference Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay.Continue reading “Humpback Whale”


#doodlewashJune2022: Clematis. Did you know the Clematis is also known as “Old Man’s Beard”? You don’t want to get it in your beard though as it’s toxic and can cause burning and ulcers in the mouth! Bockingford Cold Press Watercolor Paper Da Vinci Watercolor June Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, whoContinue reading “Clematis”