Fearless Friday, Lavender Bee

  One of the prompts for World Watercolor Month was “favorite scent” I decided to paint lavender         I use free photo sharing sites {Pixabay, Unsplash} for ideas and photo sources I take a screen shot, then make a collage with PicMonkey and print it out so I can have it by … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wine & Cheese

  How about some wine and cheese today?   I have been enjoying the June Doodlewash Challenge These monthly challenges are a great motivator to draw and paint every day There is a list of prompts that you can use for inspiration I painted this wine and cheese scene from the daily prompt “cheese”   … 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

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 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