World Watercolor Month’s Calla Lily Anniversary


#WorldWatercolorMonth Prompt: Milestone. Did you know that World Watercolor Month was started in 2016? The Calla Lily is the flower for 6th Anniversaries, so I used it to celebrate that World Watercolor Month milestone. Pen: Zebra Zensations Technical Pen Paint: Kuretake Gansai Tambi Paper: Hahnemühle Beige-toned Watercolor Paper Brushes: ZenArt Black Tulip Brushes Have youContinue reading “World Watercolor Month’s Calla Lily Anniversary”

World Tapir Day


April 27 is World Tapir Day! The tapir isn’t the prettiest ani mal in the world (except the calves are soooo cute!). They’re related to horses. They have a shorter, but prehensile nose like an elephant. They walk on river bottoms, like a hippo. And like all too many animals, they are endangered. I’m doingContinue reading “World Tapir Day”

A Scenic Drive & a Favorite Art Store


This weekend we went on one of our favorite drives along the Columbia Gorge, starting up the Washington side and back on the Oregon side. We stopped in historic Hood River to sample a little wine and visited my favorite art store. Tokki Art Supply 409 Oak St Hood River, OR 97031 United States It’sContinue reading “A Scenic Drive & a Favorite Art Store”

Spirit King of the Forest


Doodlewash prompt: Yarn In the forests of my imagination there exists a Spirit King, who watches over all the green and growing things. And doesn’t that sound like the beginning to a great yarn? Can you find a few of the things the Spirit King watches over? Lion, rabbit, woman, blackbird, giraffe, unicorn, 4 kindsContinue reading “Spirit King of the Forest”