Fearless Friday, Mr. Fancy

  Let’s have some fun with black and white today         And a touch of red and orange         If you break your subject down by shapes, it is not so overwhelming         Let’s give him some feathers         and a large rooster … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Let’s Go Skating!

  Let’s head to the ice skating rink today         The inspiration for this drawing came from this print by Mary Englebreit         I did a pencil sketch first, and as you can see the arrows pointing below, I did a lot of erasing before I felt like it … Continue reading

Holidays, Carnival Season

  The main focus for most of us in early January is putting away holiday decor, healthy eating, and getting a fresh start for the new year But in the South, January 6, or Twelfth Night, the Feast of the Ephiphany, marks the beginning of Carnival season, a time of masquerade balls, lavish parades, and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pop the Champagne!

  Pop the Champagne, it’s 2020! I treated myself to the December Art Snacks Plus box  The Plus boxes include 5-6 full size premium art supplies, including 1 full size surface curated to work with the other supplies in the box The December plus box featured a pad of Sirio Ultra Black Paper     … Continue reading

Creations, Crochet Fingerless Gloves

  I love to have a crochet or needlepoint project in the works When I started seeing fingerless gloves all over the place I couldn’t wait to try making them!         I made a pair for DD and CC for Christmas         These are great because they keep your … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Favorites

  Happy Fearless Friday! I hope you’re having a Merry week…         We are having a very Jolly time this Christmas Lots of holiday cheer and happy faces!       Fearless Friday is a weekly series featuring art tutorials My granddaughter CC is the inspiration for this series It began almost … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Christmas Tea”

  Let’s take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and relax with a cup of “Christmas Tea”           The inspiration photo for this drawing is a holiday kitchen towel by Mary Lake-Thompson             I started the sketch by drawing the ribbon bow first   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Lights Gift Bag

  Today we’re going to make some gift bags!         This is super fun and you do not have to have special skills, I promise!         Draw a loopy line with a felt tip marker         Then draw another line weaving back and forth over the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tis the Season!

  With our turkey barely digested, here we are in the first week of December! ‘Tis the Season!           Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Christmas Tablescape Hop Tables to delight and inspire you all week long!           Ho ho ho, here we go!     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Chargers

    Is your tradition spending Thanksgiving weekend decorating for Christmas?         We always get a real tree, but don’t put it up until closer to Christmas In the meantime I enjoy decorating other parts of the house Especially the table!       Today we are going to paint some holiday … Continue reading

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