Concept Page

#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Healthy. Diggory is about to learn that it is not healthy to mistake hippos for penguins. Part of my process is to start with a quick pencil drawing to establish what is going to happen on each page. I want to establish who’ll be there, where they’ll be, what is happening and whereContinue reading “Concept Page”

Diggory Wombat Goes to Africa 1

#DoodlewashAugust2022 prompt: Dock. I didn’t get this birthday present done in time for my hubby’s 65th birthday so it’s my major project right now. I plan to do as many of this month’s Doodlewash prompts as possible but I know I won’t get them all. Diggory’s going to have some grand adventures. Penguin-hunting, giraffe-sliding andContinue reading “Diggory Wombat Goes to Africa 1”

Bioluminescent Mammals

#doodlewashMay2022: Light. Did you know that wombats, and many other nocturnal animals and birds are bioluminescent — they glow under UV light? Scientists accidentally discovered that the platypus was bioluminescent a few years ago. Curious, they began looking for more glowy mammals. Most of the research so far has been done in Australia, as theContinue reading “Bioluminescent Mammals”

Sleepy Wombat

#doodlewashFebruary2022: Slumber. Did you know that wombats have square poop? Hahnemühle cold pressed watercolor postcard Zebra Pen Technical Pen Super Vision Wooden Watercolor set Arteza White gouache Pixabay photo reference courtesy of Pixel-mixer. February Doodlewash prompts Tools: To find a list of dealers, who carry Hahnemühle products in the U.S. and Canada, go here. YouContinue reading “Sleepy Wombat”

Wombat at the Feast

Doodlewash Prompt August 2021: Koala. Koalas and wombats are related, but I like wombats better so that’s what I painted, lol. Did you know that wombats can run up to 25 miles an hour? Pixabay reference by pen_ash. Pen-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-Arteza Gouache Paper: Hahnemühle Cold-Pressed Watercolor Postcard Brushes: Etchr Gouache brushes Tools: ToContinue reading “Wombat at the Feast”