Green Pepper & Wild Lavender


Artwork: Gouache on Stonehenge Aqua Black Cold Press watercolor paper. Reference photo courtesy of Photos_kast on Pixabay. Did you know that traditionally Lavender flowers represent purity, silence, devotion serenity, grace and calmness? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Green Pepper Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list ofContinue reading “Green Pepper & Wild Lavender”

Pie Slice and Ocean Shores


Melissa Gannon Class 8 – -Watercolor on WSH150 CP. The last of her classes for this session. Did you know the longest beach in the world is believed to be Casino Beach in the city of Rio Grande, Brazil. It is approximately 132 – 157 miles long? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Pie Slice Artwork: ZebraContinue reading “Pie Slice and Ocean Shores”

Half-Moon & Dovecote at Versailles


Melissa Gannon Class 7 – -Watercolor on WSH150 CP Did you know that Marie Antoinette had a rustic retreat in the park of the Château de Versailles? Lesson 7 of my Melissa Gannon class was a painting of the Dovecote that was one of the buildings. And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Half Moon Artwork: Zebra ZensationsContinue reading “Half-Moon & Dovecote at Versailles”

Brownies & Magnolias


This is my painting from Melissa Gannon’s sixth class. Did you know that Magnolia fossils have been found that are believed to be 20 million years old? And today’s doodle… Doodlewash Prompt: Brownies Artwork: Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush pen on Hahnemühle sketching paper. To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products inContinue reading “Brownies & Magnolias”

Emerald Duck – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, watercolor and Van Gogh Interference watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Pixel-mixer on Pixabay. I’m having problems with my back, so my posting may be spotty for a few days. You never know with your back. Doodlewash prompt: Emerald. My emerald duck didn’t come out veryContinue reading “Emerald Duck – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Greyhound – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of Bergadder on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Greyhound Did you know that grey is an unusual color for a greyhound? And when they are grey, they are called blue? There are differing theories on the name’s origin, but oneContinue reading “Greyhound – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Morning Sun on Winter Wheat


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Opaque Watercolor and Gouache in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook. Reference photo courtesy of Nelya on Pixabay.   Doodlewash Prompt: Wheat Did you know that wheat is used in particle board, paper, hair conditioners, adhesives, plastics, cups, golf tees, medical swabs, charcoal and more? I don’t think it shows inContinue reading “Morning Sun on Winter Wheat”

Big Sagebrush


Artwork: Opaque watercolors on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Photo reference by WildOne on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Sage Did you know that sagebrush is not sage, but is related to sunflowers? Tools Hahnemuhle Cézanne Watercolor Block Cold Press (review) White Nights Pastel Watercolor set of six QoR Modern Watercolor, Mars Orange Deep American Journey Artists’ WatercolorsContinue reading “Big Sagebrush”

Bluebell Wood


Artwork: Opaque watercolors on Hahnemühle Cézanne Cold Press. Photo reference by photosbygreenwood on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Bluebell Did you know that according to folklore, bluebells ring at daybreak to wake the fairies? Probably not true, lol, but it’s fun to wonder what bluebells ringing might sound like. Tools Hahnemuhle Cézanne Watercolor Block Cold Press (review)Continue reading “Bluebell Wood”