Fearless Friday, Turkey Vase, and Fall Bottle Crafts

  Ready for some Fall fun today? This is especially for my Fearless Friday friends who think they can’t paint       You CAN do this!!         I save empty bottles, they are great for crafts, and I also had an inexpensive glass vase from the florist which I chose for … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Winter Moon

My life has been so crazy lately, chasing squirrels at the beach house, dodging hurricanes, endless meetings about estate matters, transfers, accounts, and this week it was a crazy tooth that sent me to several dentists who ultimately decided that I was nuts   a little stressed… 😜 One of them even said, “Go to … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wacky Witch!

  I wanted to do a witch drawing, but didn’t have a clear idea of what she’d look like, so I began with a light pencil sketch       Starting with simple shapes, this Wacky Witch is immediately recognizable by her hat         Next she got some flying, unruly hair, a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Letting Loose

It’s been way too long since I have painted with acrylics so I decided to let loose with a fast and furious abstract         I painted the canvas with black gesso         I choose a few colors and put them on a piece of palette paper       … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Scribble Art

  This is a super fun thing to try, and even if you don’t think you can draw, try this!         It’s called “Scribble Art” and is basically just a bunch of controlled scribbling!         I used this gorgeous Red Apple by Jane Palmer for my model     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Focal Point

  Happy Fearless Friday!   I’m going to play the role of teacher today because I have had very little time to paint, but things are settling down and I am adjusting, so I am hoping to have lots more time for serious painting soon…   Today let’s talk about focal points, and stroll through … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Vignette

  With pumpkins on my mind this week, a little pumpkin art was a must!       Simple sketch with a waterproof .04 liner pen               Coloring from lights to darks                   The sunflower petals have a slightly lighter shade … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Daylilies

I haven’t had time to paint lately, and I can’t wait to get back in my groove of daily drawing and painting. Today I want to share the daylilies I painted during World Watercolor month in July Participating in a challenge is such a great way to motivate yourself and prioritize a goal Right now … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Blueberry French Toast

  Since the flavor of the month for August is blueberry, I thought it would be fun to wrap up the month with some blueberry french toast Warning, this post might make your mouth water…         I’m going to let the photos do the talking, but basically when using colored pencils, work … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Garden Gate”

I can’t tell you how much your sweet words and inquiries have meant to me as I am adjusting to my recent loss.  I want to let you know that I continue to be surrounded by so many friends and so much love, that I can only feel blessed.  There has been a lot to … Continue reading

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