Fearless Friday, Sidewalk Cafe

  We all need a big dose of fearless right now and I’ve found art to be wonderful therapy         I love to paint flowers, but lately I have been painting different types of things, thanks to the Doodlewash daily prompts, and I’ve discovered a have a mini passion for painting loose … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tea Party

  Let’s have a tea party today!         Pick out a pretty cup!         The photo below, from Amber @Follow the Yellow Brick Road, was my inspiration         It looks complicated, but one step at a time makes it doable         I started … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Art Challenges

  I participated in the January art challenge sponsored by Doodlewash Art challenges are a wonderful way to push yourself, try new things, experiment, tap into your creativity…   “Marbles”  5″ x 4″ watercolor and ink on mixed media paper     And best of all, you might just surprise yourself!!   “Lava Lamp”  6″ … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Christmas Tea”

  Let’s take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and relax with a cup of “Christmas Tea”           The inspiration photo for this drawing is a holiday kitchen towel by Mary Lake-Thompson             I started the sketch by drawing the ribbon bow first   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, A Walk Through the Woods

  Let’s talk a walk in the woods today         This photograph by Andrew Neel on Unsplash was my inspiration           I started with a light blue wash for the sky         Next came the path         I used a fan brush … 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, “Sand Dune” & World Watercolor Month Wrap-up

  I enjoyed doing watercolor paintings  for the  World Watercolor Month July challenge I didn’t manage to do one everyday, but I did do 25 small watercolors…joining a challenge is a great way to make sure you have time for a little art in your day! I painted on an Arteza 140 lb. cold press … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Zinnia Garden

  We are over halfway through World Watercolor Month, celebrated during the month of July, and I have had lots of fun experimenting with different watercolor supplies, paper and techniques I even have a doodle filled July calendar page in my sketchbook that I’m trying to add to everyday     I’ve tried to stick … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ocean Creatures

  I’m concentrating on watercolor this month, trying to keep up with the daily prompts The World Watercolor Month prompt for July 10 was Ocean Creatures         I took my inspiration from this book my daughter gave me, Living Coastal, flipping through the pages and drawing what caught my eye with simple … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Gearing Up for World Watercolor Month

  A little watercolor play today as I’m gearing up to join the World Watercolor Month July challenge, hosted by Doodlewash A Charitable Event to Support Arts Education Featuring the 31 Watercolors in 31 Days Challenge! Artists all over the world do a watercolor painting or sketch each day during the month (or whenever you … Continue reading

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