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, Alabama Cornfield

I want to thank everyone for your prayers and concerns for my fellow Alabamians impacted by the recent tornadoes…Alabama generally gets only negative publicity– storms, politics, racial issues…but it is truly a magnificent and beautiful state.  We have mountains, lakes, beautiful trees, waterfalls, mild winters, and sugar white sandy beaches on our gulf coast…and most … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fast & Loose Watercolor

  I have a severe case of Spring Fever which I am treating with flowers!     When I ran across the photo below I just had to paint these colorful glads!   {source Home Depot}     I haven’t painted with watercolors in a while and decided a fast and loose approach was the … 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, Watercolor Summer Sipper

Doesn’t this make your mouth water?         Flipping through a magazine recently, I saw this frosty glass and thought it would be fun to paint         First a simple pencil sketch and then adding color to the bottom of glass         If you look closely at … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Artichoke

This is a re-post of one of my favorite watercolors.  I am busy with some personal matters this week so please forgive me for not visiting, commenting and replying.  I miss you all so much, I hope to be back next week         How do you feel about artichokes? Our family loves … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Techniques

July was #Worldwatercolormonth, a daily challenge to promote interest in the arts, and to raise money for art supplies for children all over the world I enjoyed challenging myself to paint one watercolor a day, which is a lot harder than it sounds,… some days I did several and other days I did none… If … 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, Cock-a-Doodle-do!

  There is just something about roosters and chickens that always makes me smile… I saw a photo of a beautiful rooster that made me instantly want to start painting         I started with yellow and orange washes         I like to keep my inspiration photo close to my … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fresh Vegetables

I am participating in the 31 day challenge for World Watercolor Month, sponsored by Doodlewash & the Dreaming Zebra Foundation This charity provides music and art supplies for underprivileged children and young adults all over the world, so they can learn to express themselves creatively. It is such a great cause, a month to inspire people … Continue reading

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