Fearless Friday, Easter Egg Fun!

  A little Easter fun today with doodles       I first drew some very wonky eggs, added Easter grass and patterns, colored everything and topped it all with a sprinkle of jelly beans       Very fun!         Next I played with watercolor, making colored washes for eggs   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor sketch

  A couple of weeks ago we talked about the Importance of Drawing, and how drawing regularly helps improve all creative activities.  Drawing for fun not purpose, just for the enjoyment…         I think it’s important to do the same with paint, have fun and experiment with your medium without pressure of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Black & White Checked Bunnies & Eggs

  Today we are going to paint bunnies   Florabunny     But not on paper   Rosie the Rabbit     Actual bunnies!         How sweet are these??         Inspired by Etsy and MacKenzie Childs       I started with a trip to Hobby Lobby and found … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, The Importance of Drawing

I recently read an article on Artists Network about how drawing regularly can enhance your painting, photography, just about anything you do creatively Even if you are an accomplished artist, the act of drawing regularly will increase your skills to be able to see things differently…see new colors, tones and values…discover even more about light … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Casual Bouquet

  After taking an art workshop recently, I couldn’t wait to get back to my own easel, and my own painting style!         During the workshop I experimented with painting on a new surface, Ampersand gessoboard This is really becoming popular with professional artists because of it’s durability and it’s much easier … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Trees Workshop

  Last weekend I took a 2 day acrylic painting workshop, The instructor was local artist, Melanie Morris       She has an impressionist painting style and is a master at mixing colors         Taking an art class is such a great way to recharge your batteries, learn, practice, or just … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Alabama Cornfield

I want to thank everyone for your prayers and concerns for my fellow Alabamians impacted by the recent tornadoes…Alabama generally gets only negative publicity– storms, politics, racial issues…but it is truly a magnificent and beautiful state.  We have mountains, lakes, beautiful trees, waterfalls, mild winters, and sugar white sandy beaches on our gulf coast…and most … Continue reading

Fearless Friday on Thursday, Red Rose

  Fearless Friday is early this week because tomorrow I will be traveling with my fellow Tales of the Traveling Tote group, be sure to stop by for the fun and a giveaway!         Roses are not only one of my very favorite flowers, They are a favorite subject to draw and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fast & Loose Watercolor

  I have a severe case of Spring Fever which I am treating with flowers!     When I ran across the photo below I just had to paint these colorful glads!   {source Home Depot}     I haven’t painted with watercolors in a while and decided a fast and loose approach was the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Changing Colors

  This has been a busy week, all of a sudden I am redoing my bedroom 😳 I had mentioned to HHjr that the next time he had a hole in his schedule, I would love for his guys to paint my bedroom Next thing I knew, “hey Mom, it would really help me out … Continue reading

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