Week 20 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – Springtime Big Chicken

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 20 at Emily Lupita Studio The Big Chicken is a famous local landmark here in Marietta, Georgia. This week I drew my version of this charming giant chicken-shaped building surrounded by blooming Spring flowers. The original watercolor & ink painting is now hanging in the Marietta Square Artist’s Attic…

Week 18 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – Springtime Lupita in Orange

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 18 at Emily Lupita Studio Spring is here and I’m back to painting classic Lupitas. In this painting, Lupita is enjoying the Springtime air in an orange, yellow, and green dress. This is the 18th work of art from my A Year of Flowers  project. May your garden be full of…

New Prints & Cards for Small Business Saturday ~ Free Shipping

View from my Art Desk – New Prints & Cards for Small Business Saturday ~ Free Shipping  I’ve been working so hard over the past few weeks in the hopes of reaching my goal to have 100 artwork items up in my online holiday shop. I’m delighted to have met that goal today, just in time for Small…

Guadalupe Christmas Paintings ~ Early Bird Sale until Dec. 1st

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio – Christmas Paintings ~ Early Bird Sale until Dec. 1st This week I’m so happy to have finished a new collection of Guadalupe paintings. These paintings are a series of four Irodori Japanese Watercolor and Sakura Ink originals with bright, festive colors. [Click on the photos to see more views of each painting…

New Holiday Cards – Early Bird Sale

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio – New Holiday Cards – Early Bird Sale I’ve just finished designing a new collection of cards for this year’s holiday season. They’re all part of an Early Bird Sale going on in my art shop until December 01st. The new collection includes my “Believe” series featuring designs of my…

Lupita Christmas Tree Ornaments

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio – Lupita Christmas Tree Ornaments I’m delighted to introduce to you my new art project…Lupita Christmas Ornaments! For the last several years, I have been experimenting with how to create Christmas tree ornaments from my Lupita artwork. With the help of my mother’s artistic vision and encouragement, I have tried…

Evolution of a Giant Butterfly

View from my Art Desk – Evolution of a Giant Butterfly: My art desk was overflowing with a giant Lupita butterfly painting that barely fit on my easel. I made this butterfly drawing back in the Spring in my sketchbook and recently had the sudden notion to just start drawing it on this massive piece of watercolor paper. It was…

New Bird Paintings

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio – New Bird Paintings: I’ve been working on a few new paintings and just realized they all have wings! I made this peacock in blue & green. And then, of course, in purple & pink. These are dancing roosters I painted after making a similar design using line drawings & illustration…

An Interview With The Youth Museum

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio – An Interview With The Youth Museum: I had the wonderful experience of being invited to The Youth Museum here in Marietta. This non-profit museum is located near Marietta High School in a beautiful and serene forest park full of lovely trees. Ms. Anita Vannice, the 2014 Auction Co-Chair, was a…

“Lupita World” Art Series

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio – The View From my Art Desk: I have a new set of watercolor paintings rolling out…I’m calling it the “Lupita World” Art Series. The series is made up of 15 paintings – all featuring my Lupita world & made with extra bright Irodori antique palette watercolors.   My idea with…

MSAA Gallery Grand Opening – June 22

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio Next Sunday, June 22,  the new gallery where I have my watercolor paintings on display, the MSAA Gallery, will be having its Grand Opening event. If you are in the Atlanta area, please stop on by anytime between 1-7 pm to meet the artists and check out the wonderful art that our talented…

Summertime at the Studio

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio Summer has arrived here in Georgia and it is off to a wonderful, busy start. I’ve been enjoying the process of getting my paintings all up on display at the MSAA Gallery – adding to the collection, meeting & learning more about my fellow artists, and spending time at the…

A Family Day of Art, Music & Culture

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio I had a wonderful surprise this week – my family came to visit! My Uncle Gabe, Tía Maria, and cousins Zach & Jacob Gutierrez came to town. We went to see my artwork on display at the MSAA Gallery and I was so happy to share this special space with them.   We…

Evolution of an Owl

The View From My Art Desk I’m working on a new series of owl paintings. I wanted to share the evolution of how I develop a painting. First I sketch out the basic ink drawing several times to get the design I’m envisioning in my mind. I use sketch paper and go through piles & piles! Then…

Art Gallery!

I’m honored and so very excited (!!) to have a collection of my artwork showing at The MSAA Gallery.   The MSAA [Marietta Square Artist’s Attic] Gallery is located right on the beautiful Historic Marietta Square  above the amazing store The Local Exchange [120 South Park Square Ste. 207, Marietta GA 30060]. It’s open Monday –…

View From My Art Desk: Creating An Online Artwork Gallery

The Design Process: I’m embarking on the first part of a long-term goal to archive all of my paintings and present them in a new online gallery. I currently have a gallery with Fine Art America, but I’m thinking I would like to have one that I curate myself on my own website as well….