What is the Fearless Brush?

Welcome to the Fearless Brush

The Fearless Brush is a space for open, honest discussion about artist struggles, the never-ending quest to level up, and making a living along the way.

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The Authentic plein air experience – “Why is this so hard??”

Painting outside

What I’ve come to realize is that plein air is not about painting the perfect painting. It’s not even about painting. Wait what? Yea – Hear me out. What is Plein Air Painting? Just a fancy way of saying “painting outdoors.” The term is borrowed from the 19th century movement of French artists who started […]

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Painting Mythical Creatures with Watercolor and Gouache | The Water Phoenix

Water phoenix painting

Today I want to share something a bit more…mythical! The phoenix is a mythological birdlike creature that is known for it’s ability to burst into flames and then be reborn in its own ashes, and seemingly immortal. A friend of mine has commissioned many pieces of phoenix art over the years, and I have enjoyed […]

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