Fearless Friday, Night Owl

I am totally in an “all things October” mood This colorful Night Owl was inspired by colorful owl images I often turn to Pinterest for art inspiration and was inspired by these real and fantasy owls So I combined things I liked for my own interpretation of a colorful October owl I started with a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Garden Gate

  I have been painting watercolors daily for the past few months Watercolor went from being my least favorite medium, to my new favorite! But, I do enjoy acrylic, colored pencils, markers and pastels so for August I’m going to use a variety of tools and techniques         I got some new … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Let’s Go Skating!

  Let’s head to the ice skating rink today         The inspiration for this drawing came from this print by Mary Englebreit         I did a pencil sketch first, and as you can see the arrows pointing below, I did a lot of erasing before I felt like it … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pumpkin Stack

  I have been a little pumpkin-sunflower crazed lately, I just can’t help it, they make the world so happy!         Today we’re going to do a pumpkin stack in colored pencil This photo and arrangement is from Southern Living         Before we start drawing and coloring, let’s talk … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sweet Holiday Citrus Wreath

  A great way to brighten your January is with citrus fruits         Oranges and grapefruit are at their peak in wintertime USA, and when I drew this citrus laden wreath earlier this fall, it was not only with the holidays in mind, but also the wintertime blues       I … 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, 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, 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

Fearless Friday, Fresh Fall Figs

Is is still hot where you are?   😅     It is hot and humid on the Gulf coast, typical for August,  so I have been drawing inside, in the AC     I have been exploring and experimenting with all kinds of art supplies, dusting off some old ones and trying out some new, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Crunch Time”

  Certain subjects fascinate me and for some reason I have a thing for carrots     Maybe it’s their bright color, funny shape or multiple textures…     They just make me smile     This painted carrot tutorial, demonstrates how easy they are to paint     Today I thought it would be … Continue reading