Fearless Friday, MacKenzie-Childs inspired Fall Crafts

This has been a stressful week in the South, and I am happy to report that our little piece of Gulf Coast paradise was spared this time, but my heart aches for everyone suffering from the incredible devastation from Hurricane Michael…many many prayers for my eastern neighbors, Georgia and the Carolinas and now Virginia! Unbelievable … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Scribble Art

  This is a super fun thing to try, and even if you don’t think you can draw, try this!         It’s called “Scribble Art” and is basically just a bunch of controlled scribbling!         I used this gorgeous Red Apple by Jane Palmer for my model     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Focal Point

  Happy Fearless Friday!   I’m going to play the role of teacher today because I have had very little time to paint, but things are settling down and I am adjusting, so I am hoping to have lots more time for serious painting soon…   Today let’s talk about focal points, and stroll through … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Daylilies

I haven’t had time to paint lately, and I can’t wait to get back in my groove of daily drawing and painting. Today I want to share the daylilies I painted during World Watercolor month in July Participating in a challenge is such a great way to motivate yourself and prioritize a goal Right now … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Blueberry French Toast

  Since the flavor of the month for August is blueberry, I thought it would be fun to wrap up the month with some blueberry french toast Warning, this post might make your mouth water…         I’m going to let the photos do the talking, but basically when using colored pencils, work … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Garden Gate”

I can’t tell you how much your sweet words and inquiries have meant to me as I am adjusting to my recent loss.Β  I want to let you know that I continue to be surrounded by so many friends and so much love, that I can only feel blessed.Β  There has been a lot to … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Summer Sipper

Doesn’t this make your mouth water?         Flipping through a magazine recently, I saw this frosty glass and thought it would be fun to paint         First a simple pencil sketch and then adding color to the bottom of glass         If you look closely at … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Artichoke

This is a re-post of one of my favorite watercolors.Β  I am busy with some personal matters this week so please forgive me for not visiting, commenting and replying.Β  I miss you all so much, I hope to be back next week         How do you feel about artichokes? Our family loves … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Techniques

July was #Worldwatercolormonth, a daily challenge to promote interest in the arts, and to raise money for art supplies for children all over the world I enjoyed challenging myself to paint one watercolor a day, which is a lot harder than it sounds,… some days I did several and other days I did none… If … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Lidy’s Flowers”

  Day 27, World Watercolor Month!!         I almost managed to do one watercolor each day this month, πŸ˜… some very small and simple and others more complicated         When I’m working on a large and detailed painting I set up my easel with the model photo on the … Continue reading

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