Fearless Friday, “In Full Bloom”

  Recently one of my good friends, also an artist, sent me this photo from a Martha Stewart DIY       It’s a painted canvas with faux flowers added to make it 3 dimensional “You should do this!” she suggested… I couldn’t wait to get started!!         I looked at a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Buzzzzzz

  Happy Valentines Day! ❤️ The 3D painting I hoped to share with you today is still in progress So let’s create a little Bee and Flower love 🌼 🐝         I looked at bee images on Pinterest for reference in drawing my bee It has been dark, rainy, and dreary so … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Art Challenges

  I participated in the January art challenge sponsored by Doodlewash Art challenges are a wonderful way to push yourself, try new things, experiment, tap into your creativity…   “Marbles”  5″ x 4″ watercolor and ink on mixed media paper     And best of all, you might just surprise yourself!!   “Lava Lamp”  6″ … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Eye of the Tiger

  Let’s draw a tiger today!         This photo source was my inspiration I like the way the face is cropped, I feel like it heightens the drama       Pick a start point when you start your drawing and then go on to add the rest of the elements   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Hydro Dipping

  Have you heard about the new craze Hydro Dipping?       You fill a tub with water and then spray paint the surface with several colors         Then you quickly take an object or canvas and submerge it in the water         The paint forms an abstract … Continue reading

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

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

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

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