Fearless Friday, Candy Cane Party

  Guess what? It snowed Wednesday night!         In Alabama In November!!!! 😱     I’m a little freaked out… Let’s think about something happy… Like a Candy Cane Party!  🍭 I know we’ve all got turkey on our minds, but it doesn’t hurt to anticipate the December holidays!       … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Turkey Vase, and Fall Bottle Crafts

  Ready for some Fall fun today? This is especially for my Fearless Friday friends who think they can’t paint       You CAN do this!!         I save empty bottles, they are great for crafts, and I also had an inexpensive glass vase from the florist which I chose for … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Winter Moon

My life has been so crazy lately, chasing squirrels at the beach house, dodging hurricanes, endless meetings about estate matters, transfers, accounts, and this week it was a crazy tooth that sent me to several dentists who ultimately decided that I was nuts   a little stressed… 😜 One of them even said, “Go to … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wacky Witch!

  I wanted to do a witch drawing, but didn’t have a clear idea of what she’d look like, so I began with a light pencil sketch       Starting with simple shapes, this Wacky Witch is immediately recognizable by her hat         Next she got some flying, unruly hair, a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Letting Loose

It’s been way too long since I have painted with acrylics so I decided to let loose with a fast and furious abstract         I painted the canvas with black gesso         I choose a few colors and put them on a piece of palette paper       … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, MacKenzie-Childs inspired Fall Crafts

This has been a stressful week in the South, and I am happy to report that our little piece of Gulf Coast paradise was spared this time, but my heart aches for everyone suffering from the incredible devastation from Hurricane Michael…many many prayers for my eastern neighbors, Georgia and the Carolinas and now Virginia! Unbelievable … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Scribble Art

  This is a super fun thing to try, and even if you don’t think you can draw, try this!         It’s called “Scribble Art” and is basically just a bunch of controlled scribbling!         I used this gorgeous Red Apple by Jane Palmer for my model     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Focal Point

  Happy Fearless Friday!   I’m going to play the role of teacher today because I have had very little time to paint, but things are settling down and I am adjusting, so I am hoping to have lots more time for serious painting soon…   Today let’s talk about focal points, and stroll through … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Vignette

  With pumpkins on my mind this week, a little pumpkin art was a must!       Simple sketch with a waterproof .04 liner pen               Coloring from lights to darks                   The sunflower petals have a slightly lighter shade … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Doodling and Coloring Pages

After many weeks without doing any artwork, I felt a little rusty when I got the chance to sit down with my sketchbook         Art is like anything else, if you don’t do it consistently, you will loose your feel or edge just a little         To loosen up … Continue reading

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