Fearless Friday, Apricot Branch

    I made a quick trip to the city this week {up and back in 44 hours!} I took care of top priorities, like hair, skin and a social distance happy hour on the patio with BFFs Things almost felt like normal…         Anyhooooo… No time for painting the past few … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Oyster Shell

  I have been experimenting with the watercolor “wet in wet” technique also known as “wet on wet” or “charging”         The circled areas on the practice sheet in the photo above highlight examples of a color dropped into a wet wash,  in some cases producing a “bloom” and areas of soft … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, May Day Basket

  Happy May! Let’s paint a May Day Basket today           This painting was done from a Southern Living photo I usually print a photo to use when painting but I just used my laptop this time and set it next to my easel         The first step … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Bicycle Basket

  Lately I’ve been experimenting with a looser style, I call it “Dab & Scribble”  🎨 🖋 A little dab of color and then some ink scribbles         Depending on the subject, sometimes I sketch first, and sometimes I just start with strokes of color as I did with the fox   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Romanian Street in Pastel

  Using different types of art mediums is a great way to learn, experiment, challenge yourself, or just have fun When I’m on the coast, I love to play with pastels         Pastel is such a fun medium, it forces you to be bold and free I have a set of 72 … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sidewalk Cafe

  We all need a big dose of fearless right now and I’ve found art to be wonderful therapy         I love to paint flowers, but lately I have been painting different types of things, thanks to the Doodlewash daily prompts, and I’ve discovered a have a mini passion for painting loose … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Rainbow Girl

  Don’t be worried about bad luck this Friday the 13th I have a special leprechaun here to make sure bad luck stays away!         This little guy was done by one of my fearless readers using the tutorial I posted last week         Didn’t she do a great … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Leprechan Love

  We have been celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all week Let’s top it off with painting and drawing shamrocks and leprechauns         You can draw this little lucky guy on paper or paint him on glass         I used this free clip art leprechaun for my model     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tea Party

  Let’s have a tea party today!         Pick out a pretty cup!         The photo below, from Amber @Follow the Yellow Brick Road, was my inspiration         It looks complicated, but one step at a time makes it doable         I started … 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

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