Fearless Friday, “Simple Things” Watercolor


Simple things bring much happiness,

Fresh flowers can change the whole mood of a space

Instantly everything seems fresher &  brighter





They don’t have to be fancy, in fact, I like a casual vase with just a few stems, like in this magazine photo





A few pink petals help establish the composition










Adding blues





Stems and leaves





More details and shadows




A white paint pen or a white gel pen can add a few bright highlights to the glass




I do watercolor paintings on an Arches Watercolor block pad, 140 lb, Cold Pressed, 9″X12″ paper

A block pad keeps your paper flat, no ripples…good paper is pricey, but quality makes a big difference

Plus it’s so heavy I often paint on both sides!





“Simple Things”  9″ x 12″ watercolor


Enjoy the simple things!

Happy creating and Be Fearless!


Juicy Details

Arches Watercolor block/Amazon here

Paint pens and Gel pens available at craft stores or on Amazon here and here


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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Dishing it & Digging itBetween Naps on the Porch,   Make it Pretty Monday

Cooking and Crafting with J&J,    Celebrate and Decorate,

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters


18 Responses to “Fearless Friday, “Simple Things” Watercolor”
  1. Anonymous says:

    So beautiful !!!!!!

  2. Mary says:

    Jenna, Your watercolor rendering and vase of flowers is simply beautiful! Enjoy your weekend ♥

  3. Jenna, the watercolor is exquisite! I agree, a simple vase with a few flowers is perfect. Happy weekend!

  4. Myrtle Glo says:

    Thanks for sharing the process of making this. This is inspiring. Have a good one.

  5. I love to pick up bouquets at the supermarket when I shop and keep a vase of flowers in the kitchen. It just makes me feel happy. Love your lovely bouquet, so pretty.

  6. Beautiful Jenna!

    Sent from my iPhone


  7. pattyanneart says:

    Lovely painting, Jenna!! 😍

  8. Jodi says:


  9. Cyndi Raines says:

    Very pretty! Ditto to all the above comments!

  10. Fabby says:

    Jenna your watercolor artwork is gorgeous! You are very talented, as watercolors aren’t easy to work as I understand !
    Continue your wonderful job.

  11. I think I need to do a tutorial painting from this — I have the toughest time with water and these are the best hints I’ve seen! Thank you! (And it’s lovely, by the way!)

  12. Kristina1025 says:

    You make it look so easy. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Jill Kuhn says:

    I like how beautiful this is, Jenna! I always love your flower paintings, well, I LOVE all your paintings to be truthful! 😘💕🌸

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