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, Fanciful Pumpkins

  Have you seen the new fall MacKenzie-Childs pumpkins? Aren’t they fun??         Let’s make some of our own!         Step 1: Plan! I made a couple of photo reference pages to refer to while painting For the orange pumpkin I decided on white hydrangeas and pink roses This … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Window Box

  Between traveling and preparing for Labor Day weekend I haven’t painted for almost 2 weeks! 😱   One of my favorite ways to warm up is to do line drawings, looking at a book or a magazine, choosing one item from a page and creating sort of a collage   The one below is … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflower Love

  I’m all about sunflowers this week       I have been extra busy, so I borrowed parts of this post from the archives         to share some easy sunflower painting fun today         Before you begin to paint something take a few minutes to really look at … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Card Creations

  Do you have piles of sketchbooks lying around?         I can’t seem to ever part with a sketch book and love to flip back through them to see the drawings, ideas, doodles and paintings they hold         Recently when I needed some thank you cards for friends I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Sand Dune” & World Watercolor Month Wrap-up

  I enjoyed doing watercolor paintings  for the  World Watercolor Month July challenge I didn’t manage to do one everyday, but I did do 25 small watercolors…joining a challenge is a great way to make sure you have time for a little art in your day! I painted on an Arteza 140 lb. cold press … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Zinnia Garden

  We are over halfway through World Watercolor Month, celebrated during the month of July, and I have had lots of fun experimenting with different watercolor supplies, paper and techniques I even have a doodle filled July calendar page in my sketchbook that I’m trying to add to everyday     I’ve tried to stick … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ocean Creatures

  I’m concentrating on watercolor this month, trying to keep up with the daily prompts The World Watercolor Month prompt for July 10 was Ocean Creatures         I took my inspiration from this book my daughter gave me, Living Coastal, flipping through the pages and drawing what caught my eye with simple … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Sea Oats”

  I am participating in the 31 day challenge for World Watercolor Month in July, but I am still painting with other mediums too You can see my most recent daily watercolors on the right sidebar and on Instagram here         One of my art goals this summer is to learn more … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Gearing Up for World Watercolor Month

  A little watercolor play today as I’m gearing up to join the World Watercolor Month July challenge, hosted by Doodlewash A Charitable Event to Support Arts Education Featuring the 31 Watercolors in 31 Days Challenge! Artists all over the world do a watercolor painting or sketch each day during the month (or whenever you … Continue reading

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