Silly Saturday!

From walking in the woods to fine forest finds, such lovely discoveries were made.

Yesterday’s playful Daniel Smith watercolor mixings was so Fun!

Looking at these patterns and colors of the bark and lichen – can You – come up with  “Color Recipes” to emulate?


lichen tree photograph, nature walks, creative art journal,
Forest Find…silly saturday



Why don’t you give it a bash?

Have some fun, be silly.


It is Saturday.

And… its time for a Silly Saturday!


zen stroll, nature walk, tree and lichen, photography,
lichen on the bark, zen stroll




color springboard ideas you might use to get you started:



zoisite, emerald, green apatite, serpentine, sleeping beauty turqoise Daniel Smith watercolors, painting landscapes,
Zoisite, Emerald, Green Apatite watercolor greens



mixing Naples Yellow, color mixing greens for beginners,
Naples Yellow Daniel Smith and Phalo blue




watercolor collage abstract in green, Bamboo Zen, wabi sabi,
amazonite, green apatite, serpentine, hematite



watercolor washes, beginners painting tips,
Watercolor Washes,  ultramarine + rose;    quinacridone gold + ultramarine;   ultramarine +quinacridone gold



stainer watercolors
lunar black, prussian blue, phalo green, quinacridone sienna


The  watercolor paint, Lunar Black has multiple possibilities.   I love this paint.

It is extremely useful mixed with others to create Textures!

Lunar Black   

Prussian blue