Happy Holidays + Thank You from Emily Lupita

Sending out love and blessing to you this holiday season…and also many thanks for being my friend, blog reader, and art supporter. It‚Äôs been a wonderful few weeks since my new art book came out, a real up-swing for me personally and also for my creative spirit. My final small shipment of books just arrived….

Lupita Books

It’s exciting to share that I now have all three of my art books available in my little art shop. My newest, A Childhood in Nature, just arrived and I love the bright colors. Here’s a close-up of the new cover. I love Lupita’s pink glasses! Sending love and light, Emily Lupita http://www.EmilyLupitaStudio.com

Growing Wild Plums – Painting 3

Painting #3: A scene from our living room out on the hill. Always a loyal good dog nearby. Art and color everywhere. My mother’s paintings ūüĖľ on the walls. She won many art prizes over the years. Her iris paintings even won best in show. I would sit and try to make art like she…

Third Painting In-Progress: ‚ÄúPainting at the Table‚ÄĚ

My series continues with the third painting now in-progress. It started as a sketch from my memory of using my mom’s art supplies to paint at our big table in the dining room. Then I made several new sketches and came up with the final dimensions. Here I’m adding in my Lupita character at the…

Art Grant for New Book Project

It’s an exciting day! I’ve received a Community Art Gathering Grant from the BeWildReWild Fund at the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. The grant is to create my newest children’s book – about growing up off the grid in rural Iowa. I’m filled with gratitude to have this opportunity. The book will have a series of…

New Book Published – Wonderful You

New Book¬†Published – Wonderful You I’m happy to share that my new book, Wonderful You, has been published. Hurray!¬†Thank you to everyone who has purchased a copy and helped support my artwork. Both of my books are now¬†available in my Etsy Shop and also on Amazon here and here. You can also pick up a…

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…

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…

Book Signing: The Awakened Spirit Expo

Book Signing Coming Up: I’m happy to share that I will be doing a book signing for my new book, The Artist’s Alphabet, coming up soon. It will be at the Awakened Spirit Expo at the Cobb Galleria here in Atlanta. This is an exciting two-day event with a variety of excellent speakers and exhibits….

Art Under Glass

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio It has been an exciting week here in the studio with the launch of my new Art Under Glass jewelry line. The collection is off to a great start with 30 colorful pieces of art encased under glass and set in pendants of different shapes & sizes. My sister-in-law…

New Design: Butterfly #1

“Butterfly #1” ink drawing and color illustration by Emily Lupita. Sending happiness, -Emily Lupita   Website & Blog: ¬†http://www.EmilyLupitaStudio.com   “All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.” – M.C. Richards   All content ¬© Emily Lupita Studio 2014

Happy New Year 2014!

Happy New Year from Emily Lupita Studio! Sending out wishes for a happy and prosperous new year! I love writing New Year resolutions & this year I decided to create a fun poster to display some of them here in my studio. Sharing here the steps to make one of your own…I’d love to see…

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from Emily Lupita Studio! Sending out heartfelt wishes of happiness and joy this holiday season to you & your family!¬†Thank you for making 2013 such a wonderful year here at Emily Lupita Studio. As a way to show my gratitude to my fabulous community of blog readers & FB fans, I’m having a…

The Artist’s Alphabet Paintings

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio: One of the most amazing parts of The Artist’s Alphabet Book Project has been creating special paintings for my fabulous group of Kickstarter art collectors. I wanted to share a few photos of ¬†some of the alphabet paintings I’ve been working on in my studio.¬†I hope you can see…

The Artist’s Alphabet Books Are Here

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio: An exciting time in the studio…The Artist’s Alphabet books are here! It has been an amazing artistic journey to get to this point and I’m so happy with how the books turned out. Sending many thanks to everyone who has encouraged and supported me along the way! The books…

Happy Thanksgiving!

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio: Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you all had a nice holiday weekend. My family came to visit this week and we had such a nice time together. I’m blessed with a very creative family and we did so many cool projects together. I loved waking up in the morning to…

The Book Proof is Here!

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio: What an amazing feeling to finally hold the book in my hands! The proof arrived this week and my dog, Mavi, and I read it for the first time together. The proof looked great & the book order has gone in. The shipment is scheduled to arrive in two…

This Week: Book Cover & First Alphabet Painting

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio: This is the first week after the Kickstarter for my book project ended and it has been a wonderful, busy time. I’ve spent many hours designing and finalizing the final cover layout. The book is being distributed by Amazon.com, so I also needed to write the book description and…