Fearless Friday, Pink & White Anemone

  Happy July and Happy World Watercolor Month!         Let’s paint a pretty pink and white Anemone today         My inspiration photos come from Unsplash, Pixabay or Google search I started with a light pencil sketch to define the location of the petals, stems and buds I filled in … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Chrysanthemums

  I did this painting for the Doodlewash June challenge the prompt was “chrysanthemums”           My inspiration photo is by Jerry Wang on Unsplash here       I loved the blurred background and the crisp edges of the one bloom in focus I did the background first by laying down … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, May Day Basket

  Happy May! Let’s paint a May Day Basket today           This painting was done from a Southern Living photo I usually print a photo to use when painting but I just used my laptop this time and set it next to my easel         The first step … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor sketch

  A couple of weeks ago we talked about the Importance of Drawing, and how drawing regularly helps improve all creative activities.  Drawing for fun not purpose, just for the enjoyment…         I think it’s important to do the same with paint, have fun and experiment with your medium without pressure of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Lidy’s Flowers”

  Day 27, World Watercolor Month!!         I almost managed to do one watercolor each day this month, 😅 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

Fearless Friday, May Bouquet

I really enjoyed my Mother’s Day bouquet     I decided to try to capture it with watercolors     One of my favorite ways to study a photo for painting is to use the Waterlogue app   It does the painting for you! You can print this out or take it to a professional … Continue reading

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