Fearless Friday, Watercolor Summer Sipper

Doesn’t this make your mouth water?         Flipping through a magazine recently, I saw this frosty glass and thought it would be fun to paint         First a simple pencil sketch and then adding color to the bottom of glass         If you look closely at … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Artichoke

This is a re-post of one of my favorite watercolors.  I am busy with some personal matters this week so please forgive me for not visiting, commenting and replying.  I miss you all so much, I hope to be back next week         How do you feel about artichokes? Our family loves … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Techniques

July was #Worldwatercolormonth, a daily challenge to promote interest in the arts, and to raise money for art supplies for children all over the world I enjoyed challenging myself to paint one watercolor a day, which is a lot harder than it sounds,… some days I did several and other days I did none… If … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Lidy’s Flowers”

  Day 27, World Watercolor Month!!         I almost managed to do one watercolor each day this month, 😅 some very small and simple and others more complicated         When I’m working on a large and detailed painting I set up my easel with the model photo on the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Cock-a-Doodle-do!

  There is just something about roosters and chickens that always makes me smile… I saw a photo of a beautiful rooster that made me instantly want to start painting         I started with yellow and orange washes         I like to keep my inspiration photo close to my … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fresh Vegetables

I am participating in the 31 day challenge for World Watercolor Month, sponsored by Doodlewash & the Dreaming Zebra Foundation This charity provides music and art supplies for underprivileged children and young adults all over the world, so they can learn to express themselves creatively. It is such a great cause, a month to inspire people … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Melting

  Are you melting in the summer heat?         Maybe dripping a little…         Cool off with an icy treat!         After dropping color into water puddles and letting it dry, I outlined the popsicles with a .4 pen and deepened the color with colored pencil … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Simple Things” Watercolor

  Simple things bring much happiness, Fresh flowers can change the whole mood of a space Instantly everything seems fresher &  brighter         They don’t have to be fancy, in fact, I like a casual vase with just a few stems, like in this magazine photo         A few … Continue reading

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

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