Fearless Friday, Sun Dappled Terrace

  Welcome to the “Sun Dappled Terrace,” where you can dine al fresco and enjoy a view of the sea       This was inspired by the painting below, that I saw on Pinterest,  but I wasn’t able to source the artist’s name         This was one of those things that … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Garden Tomatoes

Before I made Summer Tomato Slab Pie I took a photo of the beautiful garden tomatoes so I could paint them         If you look closely you can see many different colors on what at first glance is a simple red tomato         So many different shades of red, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday on Thursday, Colored Pencils

Fearless Friday is early this week because tomorrow my fellow Tales of the Traveling Tote group & I will be sharing our Spring travels. We are also having a giveaway, it’s a Mackenzie-Childs hand painted globe vase so be sure to stop by for that! Since I’ve done hydrangeas in acrylic and water color, I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ode to the Strawberry

Happy Fearless Friday!       This month, in the recipe department of the Painted Apron, we are celebrating the beginning of strawberry season in the South         You can see a round-up of great strawberry recipes here,  Definitely make the Fresh Strawberry Dressing!         Since we are winding … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor

  Tell  me, what do you see?         With flowers in mind, I dropped spots of  watercolor on a paper that had been dampened randomly Tilt the paper to create runs and drips I quickly used a brush to spread some of the larger drops into shapes I had photos of different … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Seahorse

Last week we had Fun with Watermelon, experimenting with different mediums.  This week I intended to do a rough sketch to refer to as I painted a decorative board, but I ended up getting a little carried away… so you can see two very different versions of the seahorse, one in marker and ink, and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Rosie the Rabbit

      Hippity hop…                               Happy Easter from me & Rosie the Rabbit!!   🐰    🌹   🐰   🌹   🐰   I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs: Spring & Easter Joy on Panalopy Dishing it & Digging it,  … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Florabunny”

This painting was inspired by some watercolors I saw recently by Sillier than Sally Her style is loose, whimsical and colorful, and her paintings are magic     When I saw this bunny, I couldn’t get started fast enough I wet the paper and started blending the ears         If you use … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Dancing Tulips

  Here’s a fun way to approach a subject, break it down into simple shapes                                   Try layering your marker colors to create a new color                           … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ice Cream Cone

  I is for ice cream!     and this ice cream cone has no calories!         basic sketch with dry watercolor brush pens         Gentle blending with a little water         details with lines and dots         blending with soft colored pencils … Continue reading

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