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, Floral Escape

I haven’t had time for painting and sketching this week as I seem to have a new hobby… Talking to insurance agents, claim adjusters, and repair people 😩 ☹️ 😫 But one day I set it aside and grabbed a canvas and painted some flowers for a little escape from reality This is my inspiration … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, White Flowers

. After living at the beach for 4 1/2 months, I was excited to return to the “city” and my studio space for the month of August . . I did fall in love with watercolor during the past few months and wondered if I would feel rusty painting on larger surfaces with acrylic… . … 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, Pink Roses in 3 Mediums

  A couple months ago I did a pastel painting of pink roses         The inspiration photo is a painting, “Pink Rose Study” oil on panel by Laurie Kersey         I started by using pastel pencils to sketch the large shapes of the composition, then I began to add … 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, “Simple Things” Watercolor

  Simple things bring much happiness, Fresh flowers can change the whole mood of a space Instantly everything seems fresher &Β  brighter         They don’t have to be fancy, in fact, I like a casual vase with just a few stems, like in this magazine photo         A few … Continue reading