Day 13 of Inktober and 31 Products Challenge #zebrapen #hahnemühle

 A lot has happened since I posted last. My computer died. Bought a new computer.  Book publisher died. Looking for a new book publisher. Blog commenting isn’t my fault. Blogger is messed up. Looking for a new blogging site.  Is that how you spell “site?” Back to art-ing. Above is day 13 of Inktober, 2018. The tangle pattern was… Continue Reading

Product Review: Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media #zebrapenus


 Recently I ordered a  Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media spiral pad on and liked it so much I ordered a small pad to review. From the Hahnemühle website: Due to its unique surface, this natural-white artist paper is very well suited for different drawing and painting techniques as well as mixed media techniques. The colour… Continue Reading

Draw a Grevy’s Zebra #zebrapen


Most of you already know I am an Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pen. A couple weeks ago, Zebra asked me to develop a tutorial for drawing a Grevy’s Zebra.  Their mascot Zen is a Grevy’s zebra,  an endangered animal. This is the drawing I made. Zebra is featuring the tutorial on their blog and in their… Continue Reading

Working in My Tangle Starts with Zebra Product #zebrapen


I love tangling in my book Tangle Starts! I put together a whole bunch of my full color backgrounds and Christine helped me make it into a book.  (She is my technical super ninja friend!) I tangled up a page yesterday using my Zensations Fineliners and  Technical Drawing Pens from Zebra Pen. (I am an Artist Ambassador… Continue Reading

Day One of The 100 Day Project is Now! #zebrapen


 It’s finally here!!!! The 100 Day Project is finally here!!!  And this is what I did for day #one! What is the 100 Day Project you may be asking? This graphic borrowed from the official website gives you The 100 Day Project in a nutshell. Basically, you make art for 100 days in a row and… Continue Reading

National Zebra Day! #zebrapen


 Many of you already know that I am an  Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pen Corp. My art friend and co-tangle designer Sandra Strait (Life Imitates Doodles) is also an ambassador. Today is National Zebra Day and the company honors us by featuring our art on their social media posts. So exciting! Here is my zebra… Continue Reading

Tangle Starts Planner, Schmincke, and Zebra! #zebrapen


 This was a fun page that I created in my Tangle Starts Planner! I began by coating the page with Dina Wakley’s Clear Gesso,  just using a sponge. Once it was completely dry,  I drew the sunflowers and watercolored them using Schmincke watercolor pans. Love their bright colors! Tangling the sunflowers was the fun part!… Continue Reading

Watercolored Sunflower #zebrapen


Jump Into January was so much fun! We came home with some beautiful projects like this  watercolored sunflower. Tracy Lake taught this class – based on a class that CZT Sonya Yencer teaches.  We started with a pallette of luscious watercolors and a water brush.  For color we used one of my favorites – Dr. Ph Martin… Continue Reading

Zebra Highlighters and Yupo Paper #zebrapen


 This was a fun experiment I have been wanting to try. Zebra Pen has these wonderful Eco Highlighters called Zebrites that really have some beautiful color. I am using them in my bullet journal because they don’t bleed through the pages. I had been wondering how they would work on Yupo paper. In case you aren’t familiar… Continue Reading