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…

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…

Final Days of my Kickstarter Project

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio The final few days of my Kickstarter project are here! (The project ends on October 31st.)  I’m truly grateful to the 55 amazing people who’ve backed my project so far. I now have 93% of the total pledges needed to fund The Artist’s Alphabet book. Almost there… This has been one…

Week 4 of Kickstarter: The Final Week Begins

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio Week 4 of my month-long Kickstarter project begins today.  I had 7 wonderful people back my project in the third week and now have 60% of the total pledges needed to fund my art book project. It has been a joy designing the book pages and receiving such great encouragement &…

Week 3 of Kickstarter: Poster Design & Definition Pages

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio Week 3 of my month-long Kickstarter project has started and a huge thank you goes out to the 11 wonderful people who backed my project in the second week.  I now have 47% of the pledges needed to make the book a reality. But I still need to raise more than…

Week 2 of Kickstarter & New Designs

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio I’m entering Week 2 of my month-long Kickstarter project here at Emily Lupita Studio. I’m so grateful to the 13 people who backed my project in its first week & to those who’ve shared the project link with others. It’s exciting to see that I have almost 30% of…

This Week: Finished the Alphabet

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio This week I finished my Artist’s Alphabet series! I’ve been working on the paintings & pairing them up with the letters to create these designs for years now & it is wonderful to see them all together. I’m especially excited start collecting these designs into the book I dreamed…

This Week: Updated “About” Page

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio This week at Emily Lupita Studio I created a few collages to include on my new “About” page here on my blog. It was a joy putting them together & finding the best way to match my paintings with the photos.   To check out my new “About” page,…

This Week: All the Way to “Wonder”

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio This week at Emily Lupita Studio I’m finishing up my designs for my new book, The Artist’s Alphabet. I’ve made it all the way to “W” is for Wonder. This book has been almost a decade in the making & it truly is wonderful to see all the paintings merging…

New Painting: “Lupita Aya Sofya”

New Painting: “Lupita Aya Sofya” “Lupita Aya Sofya” has been months in the making and it gives me such joy to see it all finished. This painting features three sets of color combinations, more than my usual two, making it extra bright. I also added a layer of shimmery gold to each color in the…

Q & A: Where Do You Paint?

Where do you paint? My favorite place to paint is next to the window in my studio room in the mornings.  I play uplifting music, open the windows, make a nice tea, and spend some quality time with my colors to start my day. My dogs love it, too, and sit at my feet or…

New Gallery & Artwork Shop

I have a new online gallery…hurray! Creating it has been a true labor of love for some time now, so I’m delighted to see it this morning fully up and running. There are still several paintings and a few collections I need to add to it, but I’m excited with how it has turned out…

Travelogue Thursday: San Luis Potosi, Mexico

This week as I reflect back on my travels, I am so grateful for a very special journey I took with my mother to her hometown of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. We went there to visit my mother’s sister, my Tia Mago, and her brother, my Tio Lito. It was such a pleasure to witness…

Lotus by Juana Maria

My mom, Juana Maria Plum, sent me this beautiful painting as a thank you card. It was such a joy to open my mailbox and find this treasure! My mom is a master artist and is the inspiration for my own artwork. She taught me everything I know about color, beauty and form. She paints…