Fearless Friday, Deep Blue Sea

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  This is a whimsical painting I did for the boys room at the beach           They are all about fishing!         A little tongue in cheek with an image of our boat heading the opposite direction from the fish…         I often just squeeze … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Color Your World!

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The other day I woke up in time to see the sun rise       There is nothing prettier than the sight of the water reflecting the pink of the sky     Color can influence your mood, make you happy or sad     It is an energy source     Have you ever … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Mardi Gras Mask

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The Gulf Coast is gearing up for Mardi Gras       Last year I made a Mardi Gras Bucket     Time to change things up!     This year we have a Mardi Gras boat     and a Mardi Gras mask     I bought this assembled pallet piece at Walmart for … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Drippy Bouquet

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Let’s be fearless today and play with watercolor       Lots of fun things  happen when you let the paint drip, run, and splatter…             step 1: light wash for each flower   step 2: add stems   step 3: a red rose swoosh   step 4: an orange swoosh and some dots … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Simply Citrus

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I’ve been focusing on citrus this month and even though we painted citrus tags last week, I was itching to paint some citrus with watercolor     Just simple shapes and colors     I painted the whole fruits with the wet into wet technique, painting the shape and then dropping in deeper colors with … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Geraniums

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Brighten your day with some summer geraniums! This is an acrylic painting on 16″ x 16″  2″ wide wrapped canvas, which was painted first with black gesso     The main shapes were laid in with a few quick strokes to establish the composition and placement     Adding color to pots and foreground   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Society 6

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I am so excited to share this with you today!!!  This is me being fearless!! I uploaded some artwork to Society 6, AND now it’s for sale! Society 6 is an online shop where you can buy products from artists all over the world Currently I have 32 different designs,  21 different products! Tons of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Mixed Media Salad in a Jar Printable

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Well, it’s time to start working on shedding the holiday pounds, so let’s get inspired by creating a delicious salad in a jar     My favorite salads have a combo of sweet fruit, tangy cheese, crunchy nuts, lots of greens and maybe a little bacon with a  vinaigrette or creamy dressing But you can … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Merry Mimosa Bar and Candy Cane Easels

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Whew, here we are, December 23!     For a little extra jolly I painted a sign for our bar     Which is all set up as a Merry Mimosa Station     Help yourself!     I used a short piece of board and painted it black     I wanted to incorporate … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Gingerbread!

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Let’s talk gingerbread!   I am going to be making gingerbread houses with the kiddos tomorrow,     I confess that even though HHjr and I debated about making the real thing, we caved and bought kits at Target and assembled the houses ahead of time.   An eager 3, 4, and 8 year old don’t … Continue reading

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