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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Landscape Painting Tutorials // #sarahburnstutor

Landscape painting #sarahburnstutor

Just a little update about what’s been happening in the studio lately! As a lot of you know, I make tons of content to help beginners learn how to paint landscapes with watercolor and gouache. I’ve been really busy working on my usual monthly content. Each month I release 3-4 youtube videos, hoping to teach […]

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The Best Limited Gouache Palette for Landscapes

Limited gouache palette

You only need a few tubes of paint to get started with gouache. In this video I’ll share an in-depth look at my limited gouache palette. This “lesson” is all about what 5 colors I use and why. Of course, this is my opinion about the BEST limited gouache palette for landscapes, so take it […]

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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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