Fearless Friday, Painted Pitcher

I bought this pitcher at Hobby Lobby several years ago, thinking I would do a MacKenzie-Childs knock off Instead of painting a MacKenzie-Childs style pattern, I ended up being inspired by my Pflatzgraff dishware and painted the pitcher to go with it and also go with a MKC Royal Check Pedestal Platter I received as … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Simple Painted Snowmen

These jolly snowmen can be created with just a few brushstrokes Here’s how they look on stemware If you paint on glass or dishware, you must use paint made for glassware These are the types of brushes I used to paint them These are the 3 designs we’ll be painting today “Happy Snowmen” have their … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Thank You Cards

Making your own cards can be so much fun, and it’s a way to turn doodling with a paint brush into something you can use I got motivated by this adorable card, below left Sweet Emily sent it to me for my birthday and I just had to draw it {below right} Then I decided … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Cardinal

I am fascinated by cardinals, every time I see one I feel like it’s good luck… Today we’re going to paint one on a snowy branch with watercolor But first, I’ve got to share what I got for Christmas! It’s a rolling storage bin with 6 large drawers and it stores all my art supplies, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, January Journal Page

Happy New Year! Have you set new goals for 2021? How about including more art~ Daily drawing is such a skill builder and keeping a journal is a great way to do it! Today I’m going to show you a method I like to use for journaling I begin by first looking at fonts {I … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pimiento Cheese & Sausage Puffs

This is a twist on an old Southern party favorite, Bisquick Sausage Balls Thank you Ricki for telling me about this version! This combination is great for Christmas because the red pimientos and green onion pieces make them look party festive! You can use prepared pimiento cheese, or make your own here Because of the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, St. Nick

Today we’re going to have some fun with St. Nick and Zentangle Zentangle is a pattern drawing technique that takes doodling to a new height I’m going to to show you all the steps, and you can draw and color your own, or use the free printables {links are at the end of the post} … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Mistletoe

Fa la la la la, let’s paint some mistletoe! This beautiful rendering from Clipart Free was my inspiration I started with a pencil sketch, beginning at the top of the mistletoe and working my way down, shape by shape When sketching a subject, don’t fret over every little detail or exact placement, use your own … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Festive Owl Family

Today we are going to draw an owl family, all decked out for holiday fun! When I create characters, I use a combination of my imagination and photos from internet sources like Pinterest, Unsplash, Pixabay and Google I combine elements I like from the various sources and then add original touches to make them my … Continue reading

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