Fearless Friday, Heart Flowers

I have been drawn to a whimsical Zentangle style art lately, and wanted to try it I used the photos below from Pinterest for inspiration Here we go! This is sort of a combination of intentional doodling and Zentangle, which is drawing a series of patterns You can use a template if you like I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Jolly Festive Snowman with Markers

Let’s draw and color a snowman today! I love snow people, they always look so jolly and festive with their scarves, hats and mittens Last year we painted Simple Snowmen Today let’s draw and color one with markers My inspiration is from my snowmen plates Start with a simple pencil sketch Then ink over it … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Abstract Zinnias with markers

Let’s have some fun with zinnias today! Zinnias are such fun and colorful flowers~ I collected some images from Pinterest and from Pam’s beautiful garden I loved the painting style by Ali Kay on the top left in the above collage and decided to do my zinnias with a similar abstract style and use markers … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Spring Fever

Here we are at the end of February and I have a bad case of Spring Fever! Are you seeing any signs of Spring in your neighborhood? I’ve been spotting daffodils, forsythia and budding trees With daffodils on my mind I went to Pixabay for a photo inspiration Photo source Bright yellow and blue bring … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Maple Syrup

Fun with maple syrup today! I found a photo in iStock to use as my model I sketched the pancakes and syrup with pencil Then inked over it with a waterproof micron .01 fine liner pen and added some shapes where I wanted highlights I started with coloring the butter pat and highlights with shades … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Art Imitating Flowers

Last week we created a Summer Cottage interior in 2 ways, one with the urban sketching and watercolor technique and one with colored pencil Today we are going to color a detailed sketch with markers to demonstrate how different mediums create different effects, and there is another free printable for you to experiment with This … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Penguin Love

  Who can resist cute penguins?       I just love the way they proudly strut around The photo is from Unsplash It’s a free photo sharing site that I often use for painting and drawing Let’s recreate these adorable penguins today         I chose the two on the right that … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fishing Frosty

I haven’t made much time for art lately, and I heard myself telling one of my artist buddies that I was going to get back into it in January with a daily challenge…         And then I thought, no, I’m going to start now!!         Doodlewash has subject prompts … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Candy Cane Party

  Guess what? It snowed Wednesday night!         In Alabama In November!!!! 😱     I’m a little freaked out… Let’s think about something happy… Like a Candy Cane Party!Β  🍭 I know we’ve all got turkey on our minds, but it doesn’t hurt to anticipate the December holidays!       … Continue reading