Fearless Friday, Abstract Flowers

Today we’re going to paint some colorful abstract flowers This is something I encourage anyone to try, it is simply dabbing paint onto a canvas in simple shapes to create a fantasy garden of abstract happy flowers Colorful paintings by Julie Marriott were my inspiration She masterfully combines series of strokes and shapes in beautiful … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Whimsical Abstract Floral in Acrylic

As artists we all inspire each other, and many instructors encourage artists to use other artists work as a model, and try to copy their painting as a way of learning and exploring I recently shared a tutorial on painting bunnies which inspired my friend Patti @ Pandora’s Box to paint Easter napkins Didn’t they … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, White Flowers

. After living at the beach for 4 1/2 months, I was excited to return to the “city” and my studio space for the month of August . . I did fall in love with watercolor during the past few months and wondered if I would feel rusty painting on larger surfaces with acrylic… . … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Abstract Garden

  During this stressful time, turn to something you love to do, as often as you can For me, it is art… Drawing, painting, sketching, doodling… it is an instant trip to another place and keeps me calm and distracted           This painting was done in a recent “self therapy session” … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Impasto

A large abstract floral painting has been on my to do list since last Spring when I was commissioned by a friend to paint Bloom     I also wanted to experiment with using gel mediums and decided to incorporate impasto Impasto is a painting technique using very thick amounts of paint resulting in a … Continue reading