Fearless Friday, Autumn Leaves

Are you in full Fall mode yet? I spotted real pumpkins at the market the other day, and leaves are starting to cover my driveway… I love to paint autumn leaves with watercolor like Leaves of Change above Let’s see what we can create with markers and colored pencils The photo collage below is what … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tulips in Colored Pencil

Today we’re going to relax with colored pencils and recreate this tulip art I saw on Pinterest I was unable to source the artist but I just loved the flow of the flowers, the artist really captured the way tulips move and change Just like the Pink Gladiolas we drew and painted a few weeks … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Flowering Cactus in Colored Pencil

  A good set of colored pencils is a great addition to your studio or stash They are great to use with markers and watercolor, or just by themselves for the delight of coloring         Cactus fascinates me and when I saw this painting by  Dyana E. Hesson I had to paint/draw/color … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflower Scarecrow

  How do you feel about colored pencils? When I first started drawing, I loved to use colored pencils and markers They are still favorite mediums, You have great control, and many options to achieve different effects   It was so hot at the beach last week, I couldn’t even paint on the porch 😅 so … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Seeing Double

  How about a cocktail?         Looking at a photo of a Manhattan Cocktail by Cheryl Oz, I was fascinated by all the colors and shapes I saw, and decided to recreate this drink by using a combination of different colored shapes         I started with a very light … 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, When Life Gives You Lemons

I love to flip through books and magazines a take a quick photo with my phone of something that catches my eye, like this refreshing lemon-lime cooler   source I love to draw and sketch with pen and colored pencils, it’s not messy, so you can do it anywhere     Don’t over think, try … 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