Fearless Friday, Peach Pie

Okay, since it’s been all about peaches this week on the Painted Apron, you probably saw this coming…   A peach painting~     Peaches are fascinating to me because if you look closely you can see many different colors in their skins     This Waterlogue version of the original photo really emphasizes the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Peacock Dreams

  I recently finished this commissioned painting which is titled “Peacock Dreams”     The client requested a 48″ H x 36″ W wrapped canvas abstract, mostly whites and grays, with touches of green, blue, and gold     The greenish-blue areas seemed to take on the form and feel of peacocks     It … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Jester

It’s all about Mardi Gras here this week, local parades this weekend thru Fat Tuesday       Even CC caught the Mardi Gras bug and did an abstract watercolor in purple, green and gold…obviously inspired by the colors she saw all around her       I’ve had so much fun crocheting lately and I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Deep Blue Sea

  This is a whimsical painting I did for the boys room at the beach           They are all about fishing!         A little tongue in cheek with an image of our boat heading the opposite direction from the fish…         I often just squeeze … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Mixed Media Salad in a Jar Printable

Well, it’s time to start working on shedding the holiday pounds, so let’s get inspired by creating a delicious salad in a jar     My favorite salads have a combo of sweet fruit, tangy cheese, crunchy nuts, lots of greens and maybe a little bacon with a  vinaigrette or creamy dressing But you can … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Hand Painted Angel Tags

Angels are so pretty for the holidays     And this simple angel design is one of my favorites     Pink dot cheeks are optional   😊     This fun little craft will add some love to your holiday gifts             Step 1     Paint a large dot … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Life is just a bowl of Apples!

When you see a big bowl of shiny apples, what is your first thought? School days…fall weather….apple pie…USA?     When I see a bowl of apples it just makes me happy, like things are right with the world…     So when I saw this magazine page, I decided to paint myself a bowl … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sketching

Drawing and painting is just like anything else, it takes practice practice practice     Keep a sketch book or pad of paper handy and doodle while you’re on the phone or watching TV     When you see something you like, in a magazine or on Pinterest, try drawing it for fun     … Continue reading

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