Fearless Friday, Rosie the Rabbit

      Hippity hop…                               Happy Easter from me & Rosie the Rabbit!!   🐰    🌹   🐰   🌹   🐰   I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs: Spring & Easter Joy on Panalopy Dishing it & Digging it,  … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Organizing & Experimenting with New Supplies

  It’s fun to take time to organize your supplies, experiment freely, and learn new ways to use them       I have been trying out different kinds of markers. Copic markers are supposed to be the Cadillac of markers but I have found I like the Tombow Dual End Brush Pens better Tombow … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Flaming Flamingo

Don’t know what to paint? Wet your paper and drop and splatter a little paint and let it dry What do you see?       I saw a pink flamingo The dots on the upper far right looked like the eye and beak shape       Next came feathers and the long curved … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Florabunny”

This painting was inspired by some watercolors I saw recently by Sillier than Sally Her style is loose, whimsical and colorful, and her paintings are magic     When I saw this bunny, I couldn’t get started fast enough I wet the paper and started blending the ears         If you use … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Dancing Tulips

  Here’s a fun way to approach a subject, break it down into simple shapes                                   Try layering your marker colors to create a new color                           … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ice Cream Cone

  I is for ice cream!     and this ice cream cone has no calories!         basic sketch with dry watercolor brush pens         Gentle blending with a little water         details with lines and dots         blending with soft colored pencils … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Using Line

Happy Ground Hog Day… I hope the ground hog doesn’t see his shadow today and that Spring is on the way! I’ve been painting flowers lately, dreaming of Spring       This one began with a loose ink sketch           I choose a focal point to begin, like the daffodils … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Blushing “Sweet Sue”

  I have been dying to try a collage, and couldn’t quite get started so I began with a rough sketch   I decided to combine painting and collage, to get more in my comfort zone     Have you seen these portrait type paintings of women?     Zelda, Kim Kreis   Kim Kreis … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painting with Watercolor Brush Pens

When I first got this set of watercolor brush pens I must admit, I was a little disappointed     With a little practice I learned how to use them, and now I’m crazy about them     Here’s how they look before blending, intense color but dry   A regular brush and water will … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pink Poinsettias

Let’s paint some flowers today     Pink Poinsettias are my favorite holiday flower     They are full of so many beautiful colors and tones     Not to stress you out but did you know there are only 58 days until Christmas????     As I filled in the shapes with color I … Continue reading

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