Fearless Friday, Holiday Chargers

    Is your tradition spending Thanksgiving weekend decorating for Christmas?         We always get a real tree, but don’t put it up until closer to Christmas In the meantime I enjoy decorating other parts of the house Especially the table!       Today we are going to paint some holiday … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Artist Gifts

  You know the old adage in sports, Equipment is Everything? Well same goes for art, artist’s need good supplies I admit, I have a passion for art supplies, of all types and mediums I have found some really great ones this fall which would make perfect gifts for yourself or artist friends     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fantasy Owl

  Happy Friday! Fall is flying by… I am having fun this month participating in the Doodlewash November Art Challenge Drawing or painting something everyday from the prompt list AND! My 11 yr old grandson is doing it with me!!       We both had fun drawing owls and I want to share my … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Leaf Tags

  Today let’s make watercolor leaf tags This method has infinite possibilities, you can adapt it for any season or occasion, Just in time for special fall gatherings and Thanksgiving         And these tags can be tied on just about anything! You can see the complete tablescape where I used these tags … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Inktober Round-up

  I participated in the Inktober monthly challenge, doing 1 drawing a day with ink, choosing a subject from the daily prompt list         I must admit, sometimes I was lax about doing the drawings every day and had to play catch up a few times, drawing several on the same day … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wild Flower Field

  Last week we talked about the similarities between cooking and painting I shared my Recipe for a Painting and the preparations I do to get started         Today, let’s paint!         I started with the sky, using a light application of white letting the red come through producing … 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, 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

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