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Elephant and Dachshund Earrings

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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.

Winged Elephants

My favorite thing is to add wings and let them fly.

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Recently I came across another style of jewelry to add to my collection – the glass teardrop. I made two prototypes of this new style to see how they look & feel.

I think they turned out really nice. The winged elephants feel light and bright in this new style. And the dachshunds seem to love them, too.

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Design Decision:

I’m trying to decided if I should also try color designs with this new earring style or stick to the minimalist black and white ink drawings. What do you think? I’d love to hear your ideas.

Sending wishes for a beautiful day,

~Emily Lupita

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Where You Go I Will Go

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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.”

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I made this design after finding a second elephant ink drawing in a random folder. For some reason these winged elephants I drew years ago really speak to me now. I wonder how many more are out there hiding in my studio, just waiting to be re-discovered?

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I know this is how creativity works sometimes, in large loops, but it still surprises and delights me how (and when) inspiration shows up. The elephants gave me that spark I needed to start creating more freely in this new medium of ink and illustration.

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I made a few trees, this being the one I ended up illustrating. The trees led to flowers, which became more & more detailed and eventually resulted in this tulip design, looking very Turkish.

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I got excited about the new designs pouring out and ended up re-designing my blog & website with the new images. I’m not exactly sure where all of this creativity will lead, but that’s part of the adventure and right now I’m just enjoying being along for the ride.

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new website logo design

 

On Creativity:

This week I’m wondering about inspiration…how it works, why it works, where does it come from? I’m interested to know how inspiration appears/works in your life. Have you ever created or been inspired by something and then forgotten it, only to have it re-appear at the most opportune time, like my winged elephants? If so, I’d love for you to share in the comments section below.

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Sending wishes for a beautiful (and inspirational) weekend,

-Emily Lupita

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New in Emily Lupita’s Etsy Shop

* “Where you go I will go. Where you stay I will stay.” winged elephant art print ~ here  ~

* Original ink drawing “Winged Elephant #1” ~ here ~

* The Artist’s Alphabet book now available  ~ here ~  

Now on Amazon!

* Amazon.com Artist’s Alphabet book page  ~ here ~

Illustrations March 07 2014

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New Design: Winged Elephant #1

Winged Elephant 2New 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 ~

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