My First Amate Bark Painting

I’ve always loved the Mexican traditional art form of Amate Bark Painting. Whenever my Mom and I would travel to her home country of Mexico, we would make a direct line for the fabulous markets where these gorgeous handmade paintings were sold. We’ve collected quite a few between the two of us. ‚̧ The scenes…

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

New Drawing – Mama & Baby Portrait

I’m continuing with the feeling and flow of my new style. These are two of my latest drawings – based off one of my favorite pictures of me and my son. ūüíē I’m still thinking about color. There are so many options! ūüĆą

New “Birds in Boots” Book In Progress

I’ve been working on the concept and sketches for my next book for almost a year now. I’m finally at a point where I have something ready¬†to share…exciting! Yay! Birds in Boots is¬†starting to come together and will feature a whole family of birds all wearing fabulous boots. This is the first book I’ve written…

Week 21 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – Custom Watercolor

A¬†Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 21 at Emily Lupita Studio This week I’ve been working on an original watercolor to match my custom illustration design I made during Week 16. The two mediums are so different, and I do love them both. This is the Irodori Japanese watercolor version – you can see how…

Week 20 – A Year of Flowers 2015 – Springtime Big Chicken

A¬†Year of Flowers 2015 – Week 20 at Emily Lupita Studio The Big Chicken is a famous local landmark here in Marietta, Georgia. This week I drew my version of this charming giant chicken-shaped building surrounded by blooming Spring flowers. The original watercolor & ink painting is now hanging in the Marietta Square Artist’s Attic…

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…

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…