Owl

Taking a cue from Charlie O’Shields of Doodlewash.com new nature sketching stuff activity book I did this owl. There are a lot of sketching and watercolor painting tips, ideas and activities in his book. It is good for any age young and even oldish like me. If you are an experienced artist or want to give art a chance for the first time, give this book a try. Charlie is right we were all born with the ability to draw, color and create art. Owl created by me, artist Susan Feniak. Watercolor and ink on Strathmore card stock.


Contemplation

Contemplation. If you don’t know me or my art you won’t know I rarely paint people. In fact I can’t remember the last time I tackled a selfie let lone another person. In my world that makes this painting special. The sunset adds to the contemplative moment I tried to capture here. Artist Susan Feniak. Koi watercolour on 8″×10″ Fabriano paper.


Happy Place

Play time is art time. A happy place is at the beach. Any beach. The happiest place of all? On our boat. I hope to be spending time on our happiest place of all soon. In the meantime I will paint a beach, any beach will do. Smiling. Artist Susan Feniak. QoR watercolor and ink 8″ x 10″ Fabriano paper.


“Fergus, playtime please.”

Fergus is looking for a little fun time! Won’t you play with him? I had my fun creating him. Cheers Susan. Artist Susan Feniak. QoR watercolor and ink on Fabriano 8″ x 10″ paper. Unframed $30.


Lambing Time

Surely lambing time is a perfect sign of spring. This little darling is a quick sketch or doodlewash to celebrate yet another spring time event. Artist Susan Feniak. QoR watercolor and ink on Opus Finest paper. Happy spring!


#Naturedoodlewash More tenacity!

June 22  Can a walk about Edinburgh castle be considered a Nature walk?  There are grassy bits, gardens and ramparts to walk about on so I hope so.  They have some lovely rose gardens at Edinburgh Castle as well.  My doodlewash today is based on a photo my Aunt took while at Edinburgh Castle.  It speaks volumes to me.  A long since silent battlement is home to a rather tenacious yellow daisy.  Think, a canon used to be fired from that window.  Guns can be silenced.  Peace.

Photo by Helen Worley.  Painting by Susan Feniak

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Scene From Our Aft Deck

Happy Fathers Day!!

Another scene from the aft deck of our boat.  Another weekend spent.  This time I share with you a glimpse of our dingy and a look over at the funkiest little angular houseboat you have ever seen.  A challenge to draw.  Why not?

Koi watercolours on Moleskine original art by Susan Feniak

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