Alpine Marmot


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Daniel Smith watercolor on Hahnemühle Burgund Postcard. Princeton Neptune Quill Size 4 and Princeton Velvetouch Long Round size 6. Photo reference courtesy of Milchdrink on Pixabay. Today my hubby took an Alpine Marmot in his lunch bag. Did you know that Marmot is the correct name for the groundhog?Continue reading “Alpine Marmot”

Baby Elephant Walk


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Daniel Smith watercolor on Hahnemühle Burgund Postcard. Princeton Neptune Quill Size 4 and Princeton Velvetouch Long Round size 6. Photo reference courtesy of BDougherty on Pixabay. Today my hubby took a Baby Elephant in his lunch bag. Did you know a baby elephant weighs around 250 pounds and is aboutContinue reading “Baby Elephant Walk”

Blueberry Muffins


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Qor Watercolor on Hahnemühle Britannia Watercolor Hot Press Paper. Aqua Elite Travel Brush Set, Series 4850 The other day, one of my husband’s friends at work sent home two homemade blueberry muffins for me. They were the yummiest! I painted them on a card as a thank you, withContinue reading “Blueberry Muffins”

Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 6


Artwork-QoR watercolor on Hahnemühle Anniversary watercolor paper. Brushes: Neptune Travel round size 10.  Doodlewash prompt: Buildings. Photo reference courtesy of gburgesskc on Pixabay. I’ve been sharing some quick studies that I’ve done using underpaintings and negative painting techniques.  I’ve been dealing with laptop problems, so you may not have seen all of these.  You canContinue reading “Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 6”

Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 5


Artwork-QoR watercolor on Hahnemühle Anniversary watercolor paper. Brushes: Princeton Elite Dagger, and Neptune Travel round size 8.  Doodlewash prompt: Natural Wonders. Winter sunsets are a natural wonder and so are horses! The full technique for these 10-15 minute negative paintings can be found on Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 1. I’m trying not to repeat myselfContinue reading “Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 5”

Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 4


Artwork-QoR watercolor on Hahnemühle Anniversary watercolor paper. Brushes: Princeton Elite Dagger, and Neptune Travel round size 8.  Doodlewash prompt: Treats.  One the great treats in my life is watching the geese and ducks coming in and taking off from the lake. The full technique for these 10-15 minute negative paintings can be found on ShapingContinue reading “Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 4”

Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 3


Artwork-QoR watercolor on Hahnemühle Anniversary watercolor paper. Brushes: Princeton Elite Dagger, and Neptune Travel round size 8.  Doodlewash prompt: Rainforest.  Penguin dreams of the rainforest The full technique for these 10-15 minute negative paintings can be found on Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 1. I’m trying not to repeat myself too much. I started with thisContinue reading “Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 3”

Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 2


Artwork-QoR watercolor on Hahnemühle Anniversary watercolor paper. Brushes: Princeton Elite Dagger, and Neptune Travel round size 8.  Doodlewash prompt: Patterns – there is a repetition of bears here. This week I’m sharing some practice studies painted over practice studies that take no more than 10-15 minutes to do. I wrote up the full technique forContinue reading “Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 2”

Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 1


Artwork-QoR watercolor on Hahnemühle Anniversary watercolor paper. Brushes: Princeton Elite Dagger, and Neptune Travel round size 6.  Doodlewash prompt: Splashes of Color Whoah! It’s been a busy week and I anticipate the same next week.  So I’m slapping together some posts that are quick and easy for me, and I hope fun and easy forContinue reading “Shaping Studies Tutorial Day 1”

Almost Monochromatic- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork QoR watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. Brushes: Princeton Elite Travel Round set. Photo courtesy of Free-Photos on Pixabay. Are you looking for: the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #25Tutorial-How to Paint with QoR Iridescent Watercolor Review- Princeton Aqua Elite Brushes Tomorrow, my hubby takes deer in his lunchbag. Did youContinue reading “Almost Monochromatic- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”