REVIEW: Viviva Colorsheets and Sketchbook


Have you ever been out painting on the go, or even in a small area at home, and wondered how to carry everything and where to set it all down? Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about Viviva Colorsheets, an elegant solution to the problem, and about their beautiful new sketchbook!

REVIEW: YinMn Blue Watercolor


YInMn Blue – what is it and how do I pronounce it without spraining my tongue? And what’s so exciting about it? Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about the first new inorganic blue in over 200 years!

Tomorrow morning – my review of YinMn Blue Watercolor


You’ve probably heard about this new color discovered in 2009. It’s just recently available to artists. Tomorrow morning, I’ll be sharing my impressions of the color at Doodlewash!

REVIEW: Faber-Castell Creative Studio Portable Watercolors


Looking for a great beginner-to-intermediate watercolor set that’s portable, yet has a full range of colors? Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about Faber-Castell’s 48-color watercolor set complete with brush!

Hwy 14 – Columbia Gorge, Washington


It was another beautiful day, yesterday, so hubby and I decided to do our favorite drive along the Columbia Gorge on the Washington side, returning home on the Oregon side. The wind was blowing so hard it was difficult to get photos, but I did take a few during one stop. We like to stopContinue reading “Hwy 14 – Columbia Gorge, Washington”

REVIEW: Albrecht Dürer® Faber-Castell Artists’ Watercolor Markers


Ever dreamed about watercolor markers that are non-toxic, odorless and have high to maximum lightfastness? Please check out my full review at Doodlewash to learn more about these professional quality markers!

REVIEW-Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook


I reviewed the Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook back in 2018, before I started doing videos. It’s one of my favorite non-watercolor papers, and Hahnemühle sent me some more. I decided that I’d do a video and update the review. Review Specs Size:  Portrait: A6 / 4.1 x 5.8 inches A5 / 8.1 x 5.8 inches A4Continue reading “REVIEW-Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook”

REVIEW – The Hahnemühle Collection Watercolour Blocks and Sketch Pads


Hahnemühle has added the Collection to their mould-made watercolour papers, as well as sketch pads and pastel papers. Please check out my full review at Doodlewash to learn more about thisextremely durable paper, and how I turned this painting … … into this painting of Koi!

World Watercolor Month


As you might know, this month I’ve been posting small daily doodles based on the Doodlewash prompts for June. I did all of these on one page and here you have them all. By the way, the paper I used is the Hahnemühle Collection Sketch, which I will be reviewing in July, along with theContinue reading “World Watercolor Month”

Windows & the Hibiscus Bug – Postcards for the Lunch Box


Artwork – Zebra Technical Pen and American Journey Watercolor on a Hahnemühle Coldpress Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of joojoo14 on Pixabay. Where does the time go? Out the window it seems – I managed to do a painting, but I didn’t get around to looking up facts about the hibiscus bug. And today’s doodle…Continue reading “Windows & the Hibiscus Bug – Postcards for the Lunch Box”