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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.

Springtime Big Chicken by artist Emily Lupita
Springtime Big Chicken by artist Emily Lupita

The original watercolor & ink painting is now hanging in the Marietta Square Artist’s Attic up on the Historic Marietta Square. Art Walks are the first Friday of every month all summer long and a great chance to stop by and see the famous chicken in person.

Big Chicken Marietta by artist Emily Lupita at the MSAA Gallery
Big Chicken Marietta by artist Emily Lupita at the MSAA Gallery

This is the 20th work of art from my A Year of Flowers  project.

May your garden be full of flowers,

❤ ~Emily Lupita

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Week 19 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – Springtime Lupita in Blue

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 19 at Emily Lupita Studio

A celebration of Spring continues with this week’s painting – Springtime Lupita in Blue.

Springtime Lupita in Blue
Springtime Lupita in Blue by artist Emily Lupita

This is the 19th work of art from my A Year of Flowers  project.

May your garden be full of flowers,

❤ ~Emily Lupita

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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.

Springtime Lupita in Orange
Springtime Lupita in Orange

This is the 18th work of art from my A Year of Flowers  project.

May your garden be full of flowers,

❤ ~Emily Lupita

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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 Business Saturday tomorrow. Hurray!

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #1
Art Print by artist Emily Lupita

To celebrate, I’m offering FREE Shipping (in the U.S.) on all items until midnight on December 1st. Just enter this coupon code    shopsmall2014    at checkout.

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #2
Art Print by artist Emily Lupita

Some of the latest items I have up in my shop are brand new artist prints of my “Guadalupe Prays for Peace” painting series.

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #3
Art Print by artist Emily Lupita

I really enjoyed matching the paintings up with bright, festive backgrounds to create these new artist prints. [Click on any photo to see more details in my art shop.]

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #4 Art Print by artist Emily Lupita

I also have a new variety pack of Guadalupe cards that are hot off the press. I’m happy to make custom card packs as well if you’d like a pack of just one of the designs.

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Another new listing is for my latest batch of Turkish artwork jewelry. I have a few pendants and one pair of earrings still available from this collection.

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Other great deals in my art shop right now (in addition to free shipping) include 10% off all custom paintings and a sale on Christmas cards…all happening until December 1st.

Sending wishes for a beautiful week ahead,

❤ ~Emily Lupita

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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.

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #1 by Emily Lupita Studio

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 in my online shop.]

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #2 by Emily Lupita Studio

The paintings express my love of the Christmas season and my admiration for my namesake, the Patron Saint of Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #3 by Emily Lupita Studio

I loved experimenting with different patterns and colors, while maintaining the same form throughout the series. All four sisters look completely different, yet definitely belong together.

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“Guadalupe Prays for Peace” Series #4 by Emily Lupita Studio

These four new paintings, along with my Guadalupe King & Queen paintings, are all on display together at the MSAA Gallery for the holiday season. A wonderful time to stop by is during the beautiful candlelight shopping event on the Marietta Square every Friday night until Christmas.

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I’m also offering these designs as custom paintings. If you order a custom painting, you have the option to choose custom colors for hair color, eye color, and skin tone for any of the designs…as well as if you’d like her eyes open or closed. I’m having an Early Bird Sale in my online shop right now that includes 10% off all custom paintings until December 1st.

Sending wishes for a beautiful week ahead,

~Emily Lupita

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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.

Christmas cards, holiday cards, watercolor cards, art cards, local artist, Emily Lupita Studio, angel greeting cardsThe new collection includes my “Believe” series featuring designs of my Lupita watercolor angels with backgrounds of traditional Japanese paper designs. There are 6 cards in this series including faith (twice for good measure!), love, joy, dream, and believe.

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The collection also includes my “Merry Christmas” 2014 design series. There are 6 cards in this series including 2 each of Merry Christmas, Peace on Earth, and Joy to the World.

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I print and hand cut each card myself here in my art studio, making each one a little handcrafted work of art.

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So far there’s a total of 17 different designs, plus variety packs of each series, now up and available in my holiday shop. I’ve been hoping to have a good selection of cards in my shop for several years now, and I’m so happy to see this card collection finally taking shape. 🙂

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Thanks so much for all your encouragement this year! I feel like art is really flowing out of me lately and your supportive energy has made all the difference. ❤

[ Full link to cards / holiday shop:]

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Sending wishes for a beautiful week ahead,

~Emily Lupita

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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!

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Original Painting 3×3 Ornament

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 out so many different ideas over the years…including adventures in printed fabric, embroidery, polymer clay, layered felt, and colored wool.

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This year, I finally found what I’ve been searching for – a way to share my Lupita artwork in a size and style that will fit nicely on a Christmas tree.  I have both original paintings (photos above) and also art prints for ornaments featuring my more intricate paintings & designs (photos below).

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Emily Lupita Studio Christmas Tree Ornaments Handmade Artwork Holiday Gift Decoration

The ornaments are made by coating & sealing my artwork onto small canvas panels, then attaching a ribbon and adding pretty craft paper to the back. The original paintings are on canvas blocks stretched over a wooden frame and the art prints are on flat canvas panels.

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Emily Lupita Studio Christmas Tree Ornaments Handmade Artwork Holiday Gift Decoration

I tried to make them in a mix of more traditional Christmas colors of red & green, as well as my Lupita style of bright pink & rainbow colors. They come in two sizes – 3×3 and 2×2 inches square.

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Emily Lupita Studio Christmas Tree Ornaments Handmade Artwork Holiday Gift Decoration

Each ornament is handcrafted individually and takes quite awhile to make (especially the ones made from original paintings), so there’s only a limited number of them available this first year. I have a collection of them up in my online art shop and also currently have a small collection at The Local Exchangelocated on the Historic Marietta Square in Marietta, Georgia.

 

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Emily Lupita Studio Christmas Tree Ornaments Handmade Artwork Holiday Gift Decoration

I hope you enjoying seeing these sweet little Lupitas. It’s so fun to get to present my artwork to you in a brand new way!

[ Full link to ornaments:]

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Sending wishes for a beautiful week ahead,

~Emily Lupita

 

 

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