Fearless Friday, Penguin Love

  Who can resist cute penguins?       I just love the way they proudly strut around The photo is from Unsplash It’s a free photo sharing site that I often use for painting and drawing Let’s recreate these adorable penguins today         I chose the two on the right that … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Lights Gift Bag

  Today we’re going to make some gift bags!         This is super fun and you do not have to have special skills, I promise!         Draw a loopy line with a felt tip marker         Then draw another line weaving back and forth over the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Chargers

    Is your tradition spending Thanksgiving weekend decorating for Christmas?         We always get a real tree, but don’t put it up until closer to Christmas In the meantime I enjoy decorating other parts of the house Especially the table!       Today we are going to paint some holiday … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fantasy Owl

  Happy Friday! Fall is flying by… I am having fun this month participating in the Doodlewash November Art Challenge Drawing or painting something everyday from the prompt list AND! My 11 yr old grandson is doing it with me!!       We both had fun drawing owls and I want to share my … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wild Flower Field

  Last week we talked about the similarities between cooking and painting I shared my Recipe for a Painting and the preparations I do to get started         Today, let’s paint!         I started with the sky, using a light application of white letting the red come through producing … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, A Walk Through the Woods

  Let’s talk a walk in the woods today         This photograph by Andrew Neel on Unsplash was my inspiration           I started with a light blue wash for the sky         Next came the path         I used a fan brush … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Inktober

  Happy October!       I am joining the Inktober art challenge this month       Inktober is an annual October international art challenge Artists create a daily drawing or painting using only ink       Jake Parker created this challenge 10 years ago The purpose is to inspire artists to draw … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflower Scarecrow

  How do you feel about colored pencils? When I first started drawing, I loved to use colored pencils and markers They are still favorite mediums, You have great control, and many options to achieve different effects   It was so hot at the beach last week, I couldn’t even paint on the porch 😅 so … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Window Box

  Between traveling and preparing for Labor Day weekend I haven’t painted for almost 2 weeks! 😱   One of my favorite ways to warm up is to do line drawings, looking at a book or a magazine, choosing one item from a page and creating sort of a collage   The one below is … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Card Creations

  Do you have piles of sketchbooks lying around?         I can’t seem to ever part with a sketch book and love to flip back through them to see the drawings, ideas, doodles and paintings they hold         Recently when I needed some thank you cards for friends I … Continue reading

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