Fearless Friday, Holiday Candle

Happy December! Let’s light a holiday candle to celebrate this special time of the year! I painted this with watercolor but the tutorial will work with colored pencils, markers, or a combination of mediums also I started with a pencil sketch then inked over the pencil and erased You can print this here and color … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Ornaments

I can’t wait to start decorating for Christmas this year! I recently heard that people who decorate early are significantly happier, so let’s bring on the decorations! Today we’re going to draw and color holiday ornaments and there is a free printable if you want to follow along and color with me First I did … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Easy Watercolor Autumn Tree

I promise you don’t have to be an artist to paint a colorful Autumn tree! Water will do the painting for you! Paint an abstract tree shape with clear water on watercolor or mixed media paper Drop in a golden yellow and let it bleed freely Continue with a lime green, orange, and red Let … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Maple Syrup

Fun with maple syrup today! I found a photo in iStock to use as my model I sketched the pancakes and syrup with pencil Then inked over it with a waterproof micron .01 fine liner pen and added some shapes where I wanted highlights I started with coloring the butter pat and highlights with shades … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Autumn Acorns

I haven’t painted with watercolor in months, it was fun to get them out and play! I am participating in the Doodlewash November Challenge The prompt for one day was “Acorn” I found an image on Pixabay for inspiration This is a fun fast and loose technique I started by painting an abstract leaf shape … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Digital Journal Page

I thought it would be fun to create a journal page for November As I was collecting ideas for November things to add to it I visualized a calendar grid in the center of the page with trees full of Autumn leaves around the border… Wait! I have painted a woodsy scene for Fearless Friday … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fun with Autumn Leaves

Autumn leaves can be incredibly beautiful and often 1 leaf can be a rainbow of colors Let’s draw and color one today! First draw a leaf, you really can’t make a mistake because leaves, like people, come in all shapes and sizes Draw it in pencil first then go over the drawing with ink and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Brunhilda

More witchy fun today, we’re going to paint Brunhilda and watch her fly away! I am using acrylic glossy craft paint and painting Brunhilda on a piece of palette paper Palette paper is slick like glass I highly recommend practicing your strokes and painting on a scrap piece of paper before you apply paint to … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fresh Fall Figs

I am traveling this week, and haven’t had time for art, so today we’re going to revisit drawing figs, one of the treasures of fall! Using photos or real life for a model, begin with a simple line sketch Select your color palette so everything you need is at hand I used a .05 finer … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Feelin’ Witchy!

Happy October! How did we get here so fast?? I am starting to feel a little witchy so let’s have some Halloween fun today! Today we’re going to draw and color one of Halloween’s favorite icons, witch legs When you are drawing something one of my favorite tricks to use is turning the paper Seeing … Continue reading