Oranda Goldfish


Today, my hubby took a Fancy Goldfish in his lunchbag. The Doodlewash prompt for April 5 is Goldfish. Descended from wild carp, most of the fancy goldfish species were developed in China and a few in Japan. Oranda means ‘flower of the water’. Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen & Qor Watercolor on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed WatercolorContinue reading “Oranda Goldfish”

Hot Summer Night with Giraffe


Artwork: Ecoline Watercolor Brush Pen & gel pens on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed watercolor postcard I’ve been trying to keep up with the February Doodlewash prompts and managed to do most of them. The prompt Giraffe came up though, and time was short. I grabbed my Ecoline Watercolor Brush Pens and just started drawing with nothingContinue reading “Hot Summer Night with Giraffe”

Black Cat: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial


If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday giveaway, you can find it here. Today’s artwork was done on a Hahnemühle Cold-pressed Watercolor postcard. One of the giveaway items this week, is a tin of these postcards! Today, my hubby took a black cat in his lunch bag. This was done forContinue reading “Black Cat: Pencil to Paint mini-tutorial”

Book Review-‘Sketching Stuff: Stories Sketched From Life


‘Sketching Stuff: Stories Sketched from Life’ is a book with 282 pages of smiles! It is available in hardback, paperback and Kindle. and other ebook readers. I chose to purchase and review the paperback version because I have Charlie’s cookbook in that format and I like having them match. As many of you know, for over three years Charlie has issuedContinue reading “Book Review-‘Sketching Stuff: Stories Sketched From Life”