Fearless Friday, Thank You Cards

Making your own cards can be so much fun, and it’s a way to turn doodling with a paint brush into something you can use I got motivated by this adorable card, below left Sweet Emily sent it to me for my birthday and I just had to draw it {below right} Then I decided … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Cardinal

I am fascinated by cardinals, every time I see one I feel like it’s good luck… Today we’re going to paint one on a snowy branch with watercolor But first, I’ve got to share what I got for Christmas! It’s a rolling storage bin with 6 large drawers and it stores all my art supplies, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, January Journal Page

Happy New Year! Have you set new goals for 2021? How about including more art~ Daily drawing is such a skill builder and keeping a journal is a great way to do it! Today I’m going to show you a method I like to use for journaling I begin by first looking at fonts {I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, St. Nick

Today we’re going to have some fun with St. Nick and Zentangle Zentangle is a pattern drawing technique that takes doodling to a new height I’m going to to show you all the steps, and you can draw and color your own, or use the free printables {links are at the end of the post} … Continue reading

Fearless Friday

I am taking a little break today, enjoying this Thanksgiving weekend on the coast with my family… I will be back on Sunday with the December Paint Bucket, full of holiday recipe inspirations and then on Tuesday Dec. 1, I will be joining my Traveling Tote Tribe to share our Fall adventures! Next Friday I’ll … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Still Life with Oranges

Lately I have been doing a lot of holiday doodles and drawings so the other day I got out my acrylics and a canvas and spent a peaceful morning painting a still life of flowers with oranges This is my inspiration photo source A Sta-Wet Palette** is handy for keeping acrylics from drying out, it … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Pine Cone in Mixed Media

I am all about November and Thanksgiving right now, but my pen seems to have skipped to Christmas! I have been having fun with the November Doodlewash art challenge, interpreting the daily prompts with the holidays in mind… The prompt for this one was “fruit” “boots” “Pine cones” is the prompt for Nov. 15th, and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Happy Halloween and a Pitcher of Flowers

Happy Halloween, Day of the Dead, and All Saints Day! If you celebrate Halloween are you expecting Trick or Treaters? Trick or Treaters Have you carved pumpkins and hung spooky spider webs? Does your house look haunted and creepy? I was feeling especially Witchy the other day… When I feel Witchy, I paint flowers! Let’s … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Night Owl

I am totally in an “all things October” mood This colorful Night Owl was inspired by colorful owl images I often turn to Pinterest for art inspiration and was inspired by these real and fantasy owls So I combined things I liked for my own interpretation of a colorful October owl I started with a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Paint a Scarecrow!

This guy has gotten so many pins on Pinterest this Fall, which got me thinking, I should re-share the post I did with a scarecrow tutorial Maybe you’d like to paint a scarecrow~ It’s easier than you think! Start with a head, arms and legs~ I used white mixed with a touch of yellow and … Continue reading