Fearless Friday

I am taking a little break today, enjoying this Thanksgiving weekend on the coast with my family… I will be back on Sunday with the December Paint Bucket, full of holiday recipe inspirations and then on Tuesday Dec. 1, I will be joining my Traveling Tote Tribe to share our Fall adventures! Next Friday I’ll … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Still Life with Oranges

Lately I have been doing a lot of holiday doodles and drawings so the other day I got out my acrylics and a canvas and spent a peaceful morning painting a still life of flowers with oranges This is my inspiration photo source A Sta-Wet Palette** is handy for keeping acrylics from drying out, it … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Pine Cone in Mixed Media

I am all about November and Thanksgiving right now, but my pen seems to have skipped to Christmas! I have been having fun with the November Doodlewash art challenge, interpreting the daily prompts with the holidays in mind… The prompt for this one was “fruit” “boots” “Pine cones” is the prompt for Nov. 15th, and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painting Pilgrims and Thanksgiving Vignettes

Today we’re going to paint some easy pilgrim people and other Thanksgiving things so you can make place cards, paint a platter, a pitcher or glasses, or whatever you can think of! This platter features a border of pilgrims, turkeys and pumpkins and I am going to show you how easy it is to recreate … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Happy Halloween and a Pitcher of Flowers

Happy Halloween, Day of the Dead, and All Saints Day! If you celebrate Halloween are you expecting Trick or Treaters? Trick or Treaters Have you carved pumpkins and hung spooky spider webs? Does your house look haunted and creepy? I was feeling especially Witchy the other day… When I feel Witchy, I paint flowers! Let’s … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Night Owl

I am totally in an “all things October” mood This colorful Night Owl was inspired by colorful owl images I often turn to Pinterest for art inspiration and was inspired by these real and fantasy owls So I combined things I liked for my own interpretation of a colorful October owl I started with a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Paint a Scarecrow!

This guy has gotten so many pins on Pinterest this Fall, which got me thinking, I should re-share the post I did with a scarecrow tutorial Maybe you’d like to paint a scarecrow~ It’s easier than you think! Start with a head, arms and legs~ I used white mixed with a touch of yellow and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Bounty

Happy October! I’ve been having fun painting Fall and Halloween themes “Off to the County Fair,” watercolor and ink ” The Witch’s House,” ink, marker and colored pencil “Harvest,” ink, colored pencil Earlier this week I enjoyed creating a cornucopia of Fall’s bounty This was inspired by this beautiful MacKenzie-Childs pillow I changed a few … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Floral Escape

I haven’t had time for painting and sketching this week as I seem to have a new hobby… Talking to insurance agents, claim adjusters, and repair people 😩 ☹️ 😫 But one day I set it aside and grabbed a canvas and painted some flowers for a little escape from reality This is my inspiration … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Round-up

I’m not feeling very fearless today, my energy has been drained from constant worry about the Gulf Coast and Hurricane Sally… So today I’ve rounded up some fall artwork in a variety of mediums to feature and hopefully inspire you Click on the titles below to revisit the tutorials Sunflower Scarecrow colored pencil Scarecrow wine … Continue reading