Fearless Friday, Sidewalk Cafe

  We all need a big dose of fearless right now and I’ve found art to be wonderful therapy         I love to paint flowers, but lately I have been painting different types of things, thanks to the Doodlewash daily prompts, and I’ve discovered a have a mini passion for painting loose … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Abstract Garden

  During this stressful time, turn to something you love to do, as often as you can For me, it is art… Drawing, painting, sketching, doodling… it is an instant trip to another place and keeps me calm and distracted           This painting was done in a recent “self therapy session” … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Rainbow Girl

  Don’t be worried about bad luck this Friday the 13th I have a special leprechaun here to make sure bad luck stays away!         This little guy was done by one of my fearless readers using the tutorial I posted last week         Didn’t she do a great … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Leprechan Love

  We have been celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all week Let’s top it off with painting and drawing shamrocks and leprechauns         You can draw this little lucky guy on paper or paint him on glass         I used this free clip art leprechaun for my model     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tea Party

  Let’s have a tea party today!         Pick out a pretty cup!         The photo below, from Amber @Follow the Yellow Brick Road, was my inspiration         It looks complicated, but one step at a time makes it doable         I started … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “In Full Bloom”

  Recently one of my good friends, also an artist, sent me this photo from a Martha Stewart DIY       It’s a painted canvas with faux flowers added to make it 3 dimensional “You should do this!” she suggested… I couldn’t wait to get started!!         I looked at a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Buzzzzzz

  Happy Valentines Day! ❤️ The 3D painting I hoped to share with you today is still in progress So let’s create a little Bee and Flower love 🌼 🐝         I looked at bee images on Pinterest for reference in drawing my bee It has been dark, rainy, and dreary so … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Eye of the Tiger

  Let’s draw a tiger today!         This photo source was my inspiration I like the way the face is cropped, I feel like it heightens the drama       Pick a start point when you start your drawing and then go on to add the rest of the elements   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Hydro Dipping

  Have you heard about the new craze Hydro Dipping?       You fill a tub with water and then spray paint the surface with several colors         Then you quickly take an object or canvas and submerge it in the water         The paint forms an abstract … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Mr. Fancy

  Let’s have some fun with black and white today         And a touch of red and orange         If you break your subject down by shapes, it is not so overwhelming         Let’s give him some feathers         and a large rooster … Continue reading

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