Fearless Friday, Floral Escape

I haven’t had time for painting and sketching this week as I seem to have a new hobby… Talking to insurance agents, claim adjusters, and repair people 😩 ☹️ 😫 But one day I set it aside and grabbed a canvas and painted some flowers for a little escape from reality This is my inspiration … Continue reading

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, “Stand Alone”

  Today’s painting was inspired by this single ranunculus bloom that I placed in a juice glass on a side table next to my favorite chair.Β  As I glanced at it often while I was working, I became fascinated by the complexity of the composition of shapes and colors I saw.Β  I snapped a photo … 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, Fearless florals

Time in my studio is precious these days since I’m often away on the coast.Β  When I have a dedicated painting day, I often work on several things at once     This is a good way to maximize time and materials, ifΒ  something needs drying time, work on something else for a while, or … Continue reading