Lupita Under A Plum Tree

Final Painting This is the 20th painting in my series of 20 paintings about my childhood growing up in rural Iowa. This final painting is an homage to a painting by Torii Kiyomasu II (ca. 1750-1760). I was living and working in rural Japan when I started painting in a serious, dedicated way. And my…

New Handmade Artwork

There’s been a flurry of activity on my art desk these past few days. I promised myself I wouldn’t give up on my artwork and would finish new items in time for Christmas. There are 100 items in my online ETSY Art Shop as of today…a long time goal of mine. Yay! Here’s a look…

The Local Exchange – A Magical Place

I love stopping by my favorite shop on the Marietta Square. I got to sit for a moment with my paintings, pillow, and prints. ūüĆłūüíēūüĆł¬†And…saw my books! Yay! If you’re in the Atlanta area, be sure to check out The Local Exchange…such a magical place! ūüĆü emily lupita owner, Emily Lupita Studio http://www.EmilyLupitaStudio.com

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…

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….

Creative Inspiration: The Flowers of Spring

Looking to Nature for Inspiration: This week’s inspiration came in the form of these beautiful peach blossoms growing outside my studio window. Spring has at last arrived here in Georgia and we are thrilled. I realize now looking at these flowers that my artwork for the past month has been centered around Spring colors –…

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….

Elephant and Dachshund Earrings

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio: This week I’ve been trying out a few new styles of jewelry for my animal artwork. I love animals and it gives me so much joy to draw animals in all sorts of bright colors & wonderful forms. My favorite thing is to add wings and let them fly….

Creative Inspiration: The Endless Book

An Inspiring Project Idea: I saw something that really inspired me – it’s called the “Endless Book” project. This fabulous project idea is to make a handmade folded book out of art paper and choose an artistic theme for your book. Then paint one page a week for an entire year within that theme. You…

View From My Art Desk

Projects In Progress: Sharing here a few photos of my current art projects in progress. New teardrop style glass earrings with my dog and elephant ink drawings,¬†plus Turkish eye design pendants in progress. Lots of new pendants in the works…round, oval & square. I’m experimenting with my different ink drawing / illustration designs and setting…

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…

Where You Go I Will Go

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio The Follow Your Dreams Project is going strong with several new designs coming to life. One of my favorites is this new art print featuring two winged elephants, first in ink then in color, framing the quote, “Where you go I will go. Where you stay I will stay.”…

New Design: Winged Elephant #1

New in Emily Lupita’s Etsy Shop “I Believe I Can Fly” art print & original elephant ink drawing now¬†available ~¬†click here¬†¬†~ The Artist’s Alphabet book¬†now available ¬†~¬†click here¬†~¬†¬† Now on Amazon! Amazon.com Artist’s Alphabet book page ¬†~¬†click here¬†~ Website ¬†& Blog http://www.EmilyLupitaStudio.com All content ¬©Emily Lupita Studio 2014

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

Follow Your Dreams Project

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio: It’s been awhile since I’ve posted here on my studio blog and I have several exciting things to share. Returning readers will notice the new look to the website featuring designs from my newest art project. The path is still taking shape, but I wanted to share some of…

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…