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…

Week 17 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – Lupita Illustration

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 17 at Emily Lupita Studio For Week 17 of my A Year of Flowers art project I thought I’d try an illustrated version of my Lupita with Flowers in Her Hair design. Here she is! We’ll see where this experimenting all leads…exciting! May your garden be full of flowers, ❤…

Week 16 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – Custom Illustration

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 16 at Emily Lupita Studio Week 16 of my A Year of Flowers art project brings me to illustration artwork – which I also love to do – in addition to my watercolor paintings. There happen to be 6 flowers in this design…can you find them all? I’m creating a…

Week 11 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – “Modern Trees”

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 11 at Emily Lupita Studio I feel like this is a good time to take a look at where I’ve traveled so far this year with my A Year of Flowers art project. These are the first 10 paintings I’ve made during the first 10 weeks of 2015. My Week 11…

Week 10 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – “Aqua Vase Flowers”

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 10 at Emily Lupita Studio Week 10 of my A Year of Flowers art project. I’m 10 weeks into my yearly project and am celebrating with this giant bouquet of flowers! The opera & turquoise really shine with their happy, bright contrast. I used Sakura ink & antique Irodori Japanese…

Week 8 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – “Coral Vase Flowers”

A Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 8 at Emily Lupita Studio Week 8 of my A Year of Flowers art project. I’m having so much fun painting flowers in vases. This is my second one and I’m really enjoying the color combinations – how the colors play between the flowers and the vase. I used…

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…

New Art Book Project Accepted By Kickstarter!

New Art Book Project Accepted by Kickstarter: I’m excited to share with you that my new art book project, The Artist’s Alphabet, has just been approved for a Kickstarter crowdsourcing campaign! A special Kickstarter website will run until October 31, 2013 at 11:59pm Eastern. The official launch is October 1st, but I wanted to give the wonderful…