Holidays, May Celebrations

My calendar says April 23… Is that right??? How can it be April 23!!! May is always a busy month, with the end of school, the approach of summer, parties, dance recitals and graduations… I am planning now so I can be ready for all the festivities, and have been looking over these holidays in … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Candle Party Plates

    Let’s have some party fun today and paint some festive candles   🎂     You don’t have to be an artist to paint these funky candles, all you need is a rough sketch to plan the colors and design     Some paint,* and several brushes * if you aren’t painting on glass, … Continue reading

Creations, Society6 Spring & Summer

Just a quick message about a 1 day sale at Society6 today! 🌷 And a big THANK you for all your support! Everything is 20% off with free shipping, today April 17th!  Sale ends at midnight PDT society6.com/paintedapron     I have purchased a variety of things for myself and for gifts, and I am … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Spice it Up!

This is a fast and furious Fearless Friday     An eye catching glossy photo from a magazine was the inspiration     3 colorful peppers       Build colors with color wash layers and add tops     Add quick little brush stroke peppers     Pepper palooza!     Be Fearless and … Continue reading

Creations, Bottle Beauty

I had so much fun découpaging Fanciful Bunnies that I couldn’t wait to try something else     There were plenty of découpage papers left over     A cool bottle…     Mod Podge and a disposable sponge brush     I changed up the colors a little by using blue tissue and a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sketching Station

There are so many wonderful mediums to explore in the art world     As much as I’d love to paint everyday, in reality that’s just a folly     But I have created a mini studio at my fingertips,     Markers, pens, colored pencils and small sketch books     Having things within … Continue reading

Party Panache, Garden Party

  Let’s throw a little Garden Party today     With a Polka Dot Birdhouse     And Lunch in the Garden     Or on the porch     We can start out with a Carrot Dip Garden     Then we can nosh on Garden Tramenzzini     And a Mini Smorgastorta   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Peacock Dreams

  I recently finished this commissioned painting which is titled “Peacock Dreams”     The client requested a 48″ H x 36″ W wrapped canvas abstract, mostly whites and grays, with touches of green, blue, and gold     The greenish-blue areas seemed to take on the form and feel of peacocks     It … Continue reading

Creations, Fanciful Bunnies

  “You’re not going to leave those plain are you…” he stated     “Well… I do have an idea…” I said     “You’re going to paint them aren’t you” he declared more than he asked     “Not exactly,” I replied     You see, I saw the most adorable papier maché bunny … Continue reading

Creations, Pink Ribboned Watering Can Wreath

So much to do, so little time!     I’ve been busy back and forthing, and wanted to hang something for spring on my door, that could stay up through April     I combined the watering can from the Spring Watering Can Wreath with the Spring Wreath Redo from several years ago,     Birds … Continue reading

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