Gland-bearing Jewelweed


The last day of July! The last day of World Watercolor Month 2021! #WorldWatercolorMonth prompt: Jewel. The sap from the Jewelweed is an effective antidote to poison ivy! The name makes me laugh – you seldom think of jewels and glands at the same time. Today’s the last day that you can purchase the limitedContinue reading “Gland-bearing Jewelweed”

Lyreleaf Sage & The Bird of Paradise


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! I’ve got two flowers to share today, because tomorrow I have a review of ZenArt’s new Allegro Watercolor set! #WorldWatercolorMonth prompts: Instrument & Carefree. Lyreleaf sage is often used as an alternative groundcover to grass because it holds up well to mowing. The Bird of ParadiseContinue reading “Lyreleaf Sage & The Bird of Paradise”

Focused & Camouflaged


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth prompts: Focused & Camouflaged. Nothing helps you focus like spectacles, so the Spectacled Pod plant was my choice for this prompt. Falsehood is a form of camouflage, and the Bugloss flower symbolizes falsehood. I posted two flowers today because tomorrow I have a review ofContinue reading “Focused & Camouflaged”

Forget-Me-Nots


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth2021 prompt: Lost. A gift of Forget-Me-Nots says the memory of you will never be lost!  Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor & White Gouache Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black Tulip brush I finished another sheet of World Watercolor Month flowers. Only one moreContinue reading “Forget-Me-Nots”

The Monsoon Plant Plumeria


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth2021 prompt: Weathered. Plumeria is one of the Monsoon Plants, so named because they grow well during monsoon season. You could call a fully grown plumeria a well weathered plant! Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor & White Gouache Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt BlackContinue reading “The Monsoon Plant Plumeria”

Home is Where the Daffodils Are


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth2021 prompt: Home. Daffodils symbolize new beginnings so they’re the flower to gift someone for a house-warming. Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor & White Gouache Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black Tulip brush It’s not too late to join in. You can start atContinue reading “Home is Where the Daffodils Are”

Cockscomb for Courage


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth2021 prompt: Jittery. Cockscomb is the flower you would send if you want to wish courage on someone who is jittery. Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor & White Gouache Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black Tulip brush It’s not too late to join in.Continue reading “Cockscomb for Courage”

Sandpaper Vine


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth2021 prompt: Tactile. The leaves of the Sandpaper Vine are rough and produce a crinkly sound when scratched. Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black Tulip brush It’s not too late to join in. You can start at any placeContinue reading “Sandpaper Vine”

Summer Savory


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth2021 prompt: Savory. The leaves of the Summer Savory have a hot, peppery taste that make it a favorite with some cooks. The Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans thought it was an aphrodisiac! Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-ZenArt Allegro Watercolor Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black TulipContinue reading “Summer Savory”

Tickle Me Mimosa


It’s July! It’s a month! It’s World Watercolor Month! #WorldWatercolorMonth prompt: Tickle. Mimosa pudica is the ‘tickle me’ plant. Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint-Winsor Newton Watercolor Paper-Hahnemühle Grey-toned Watercolour Paper Brush-ZenArt Black Tulip brush It’s not too late to join in. You can start at any place at any time. You can follow the promptsContinue reading “Tickle Me Mimosa”