Raspberry Tart


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, watercolor and gouache in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook. Reference photo courtesy of MaxStraeten at the Morguefile. Doodlewash Prompt: Raspberry Tart Did you know that originally pie was considered a dish for commoners, while the tart was a food for nobility? It’s my birthday today, and I can eat asContinue reading “Raspberry Tart”

Tomatoes in the Gloaming


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical pen, and colored pencil over watercolor on Hahnemühle Cézanne Hot Press. Doodlewash Prompt: Tomatoes. Did you know the scientific name for tomato is Lycopersicon lycopersicum, which means wolf peach? Gloaming is a word (more or less obsolete) for twilight or dusk. I’ve always loved it but it isn’t a word youContinue reading “Tomatoes in the Gloaming”

Black Pearl Pepper


Artwork: Daniel Smith watercolor on Hahnemühle Cézanne Hot Press. Photo reference courtesy of PublicDomainPictures on Pixabay. Doodlewash Prompt: Red Pepper. I believe the variety shown in my painting is a Black Pearl pepper, which turn red when mature. Did you know that the capsicum annuum is a fruit that is both male and female? ItContinue reading “Black Pearl Pepper”

Blue Crab – 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 backpackerin on Pixabay. Doodlewash prompt: Blue Crab Did you know that the blue crab’s scientific name – Callinectes Sapidus – means ‘Savory beautiful swimmer’? Tools And Where You Can Buy Them Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor PostcardsContinue reading “Blue Crab – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Cassowary- Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Daniel Smith watercolor and Dr. Martin’s Bleedproof white on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Doodlewash prompt: Eggshell Did you know that the Cassowary is considered to be the world’s most dangerous bird? They have killed humans with their incredibly sharp claws. Their eggs come in various shades of pale greenContinue reading “Cassowary- Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Honey Badger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Doodlewash prompt: Honey All the prompts this month are based off of items whose name is also a color, the idea being to get people to explore the colors on their palette. Since I came up with the list, IContinue reading “Honey Badger – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Guanaco – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of MonicaVolpin on Pixabay. Have you entered my Giveaway for Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Books? Did you know that some experts believe the Guanaco is the wild descendant of the llama, while other experts believe they are the ancestorsContinue reading “Guanaco – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Lowland Tapir – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of dodo71 on Pixabay. Did you know that April 27th is World Tapir Day? I’m playing with some new colors and combinations – mainly Tiger’s Eye Genuine and Mummy Bauxite. The result is fairly ugly, but alsoContinue reading “Lowland Tapir – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Porcupine – Postcards for the Lunch Bag


Artwork-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen and Daniel Smith watercolor on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Brush: Photo courtesy of Alexandra_Koch on Pixabay. Did you know that a baby porcupine is called a porcupette? Tools And Where You Can Buy Them Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcards (review) Wet Paint Artist Materials & Framing Hyatt’s All ThingsContinue reading “Porcupine – Postcards for the Lunch Bag”

Vintage Ice Box


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen, Fineliner and Mechanical Colored Pencil in a Beige Toned Hahnemühle Watercolour sketchbook This is the last of the drawings that I did while on vacation visiting family in Florida. We had originally planned that visit for the end of March, and I’m so glad we decided to go in FebruaryContinue reading “Vintage Ice Box”