New Turkish Art Earrings – Free Shipping for Valentine’s Day

New Turkish Art Earrings – Free Shipping for Valentine’s Day Hurray! I have a fabulous batch of handmade Turkish art earrings ready to go and would love to give my friends & family first pick from this new collection. I just love the bright colors and beautiful designs of this traditional Turkish artwork. These earrings…

Week 7 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – “Blue Vase Flowers”

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 7 at Emily Lupita Studio Week 7 of my A Year of Flowers art project. This week’s painting is my first one of flowers in a vase. I loved having two areas to design – the flowers and the vase. I used Sakura ink & antique Irodori Japanese watercolors…

Week 6 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – “Rainbow Spring”

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 6 at Emily Lupita Studio Week 6 of my A Year of Flowers art project. This week’s painting turned out to be one of my favorites! I love the stripes and the way the flowers look like they’re dancing. I used Sakura ink & antique Irodori Japanese watercolors to paint…

Week 5 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – “Rainbow Blossoms”

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 5 at Emily Lupita Studio Week 5 of my A Year of Flowers art project. This week’s painting is really full and bursting with color. I used Sakura ink & antique Irodori Japanese watercolors to paint the these bright flowers (above), then added a  background of handmade Japanese paper (below) to…

Week 4 – A Year of Flowers 2015

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 4 at Emily Lupita Studio Week 4 of my A Year of Flowers art project. This week’s painting is calm and soothing with lots of greens and purple. I used Sakura ink & antique Irodori Japanese watercolors to paint the calla lilies (above), then added a  background of handmade Japanese paper…

Two Birds – Week 3 – A Year of Flowers

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 3 at Emily Lupita Studio It’s Week 3 of my A Year of Flowers art project. This week I painted two birds sitting on a lovely tree branch in Spring. I used Sakura ink & antique Irodori Japanese watercolors to paint the flowering tree and birds (above), then added a  background…

2015 – The Year of Flowers

2015 – A Year of Flowers – This Week at Emily Lupita Studio Happy New Year! I love New Year’s Day. This is a wonderful time to reflect on our journey and look forward to the coming year. My New Year’s resolution for my artwork this year is to keep my heart open to the awesome possibilities and opportunities that await…

Happy Holidays! Book Signing & Big News

Happy Holidays! Book Signing & Big News- This Week at Emily Lupita Studio One of my favorite things is attending book signing events where I get to meet with people and talk about art, writing, and creativity. These are some of my favorite photos from my recent book signing event at the MSAA Gallery on the…

Handmade Holiday Gifts – Order by Dec. 15th for Christmas Delivery

Handmade Holiday Gifts – Order by December 15th for Christmas Delivery – This Week at Emily Lupita Studio I love making handmade art, especially this time of year. The festive preparations for the holiday season give me so much inspiration. The Christmas tree is up and the beautiful handmade wreaths my mother made us are…

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…

Designing a Family Coat of Arms

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio – Designing a Family Coat of Arms I had the most wonderful time working on my most recent Family Coat of Arms design project. I wanted to share with you the process of how the final design came about for my amazing client, Jennifer. Family Coats of Arms are symbols of…

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…

New Art Jewelry Collection

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio – New Art Jewelry Collection: I’ve been a busy bee these last few weeks working to finish my new art jewelry collection.  It’s been fun to see the individual pieces emerge from the rather intensive hands-on process of creating each pendant and set of earrings. These pictures show the jewelry…

My “Writers Write” Series Interview

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio – My “Writers Write” Series Interview: I’m delighted to have been interviewed by AndiLit.com about my creative process and new book as part of the “Writers Write” interview series hosted by AndiLit founder, Andi Cumbo-Floyd. I answer 10 questions ranging from thoughts on building a platform for writing to how…

“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 – Photos

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio: MSAA Gallery Grand Opening Sending out a huge thank you to everyone who came out to the MSAA Gallery grand opening event. And also to those who sent their support to me with wonderful notes through email & Facebook for the big day. Your good wishes and encouragement filled me with happiness and…