World Watercolor Month 2018 – Week 3 Recap

This week’s prompts were a lot of fun.  Hope you enjoy this recap.

Day 15 - On The Beach, Mermaid's Purse

Day 15 – On The Beach, Mermaid’s Purse – This painting is about twice the size of the real thing, which is a dried skate egg case!  Read more about it here

Day 16-Casting Shadows

Day 16-Casting Shadows, Blueberries

Day 17-City Life, Pigeon

Day 17-City Life, Pigeon I know most folks don’t care for these birds, but I think their colors are dazzling, especially in the sunshine!

Day 18-In the Jungle, Poisonous Frog

Day 18-In the Jungle, Poisonous Frog – This one was seen at an aquarium we visited in North Carolina. It was no bigger than my thumb!


Day 19 - Rainy Days, Raindrops

Day 19-Rainy Days, Raindrops

Day 20-Wet and Dry, Umbrella


Day 21-Glorious Golds

Day 21-Glorious Golds – From a tutorial taught by Birgit O’Connor

Again, here’s a little more info on World Watercolor Month and the mission to help young artists through The Dreaming Zebra Foundation.   This is a charity providing support so that children and young adults are given an equal opportunity to explore and develop their creativity in the arts.

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great weekend!



Exotic, #WorldWatercolorGroup

Having mostly green, gray, or brown frogs in our area ponds, the coloring on this little guy strikes me as being exotic.  The red-eyed tree frog is rather commonplace in tropical rain forest settings of Mexico down to Panama, and they live hidden among the leaves of the forest.

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

They have suction-cupped toes to aid in climbing and hanging onto the plants, and when threatened these frogs flash their bright red eyes to scare away predators.  This cutie was a lot of fun to paint!



National Craft Month

Did you know that March is National Craft Month? One of my favorite crafts is creating with my Cricut machine. Here are four of my favorite Cricut cards created for OWH with the thought that they would be perfect for children to receive.

There is nothing better than bee-ing with you!

There is nothing better than bee-ing with you!

Toadally in Love

Toadally in Love

Miss you Deer-ly

Miss you Deer-ly

Wishing you . . . A turtley awesome day!

Wishing you . . . A turtley awesome day!

They were cut with the Create-a-Critter cartridge, which has such adorable, endearing characters sure to evoke a smile. I just happened to have some punny stamps to go along with them too.