Happy Holidays + Thank You from Emily Lupita

Sending out love and blessing to you this holiday season…and also many thanks for being my friend, blog reader, and art supporter. It’s been a wonderful few weeks since my new art book came out, a real up-swing for me personally and also for my creative spirit. My final small shipment of books just arrived….

Lupita Prays – Wild Plums Book

Lupita Prays by Emily Lupita 2020 About the Series: My new artwork series is a meditation on my childhood growing up off-the-grid in rural Iowa. My goal is to write a children’s book using this series of 20 paintings as the illustrations for the book. Thank you to the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation – BeWildReWild…

First 10 Paintings – Wild Plums Book

This is a big day for me. I’ve finally finished the first 10 paintings for my new book. Wow – it was a fun journey to get this far. Only 10 more to go for my full set of 20 paintings. About the series: My new artwork series is a meditation on my childhood growing…

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…

New Book Published – Wonderful You

New Book Published – Wonderful You I’m happy to share that my new book, Wonderful You, has been published. Hurray! Thank you to everyone who has purchased a copy and helped support my artwork. Both of my books are now available in my Etsy Shop and also on Amazon here and here. You can also pick up a…

Big News! New Art Book – Kickstarter in October

Wonderful You! –  A New Book by Emily Lupita I’ve got big news! I have a new book full of my Lupita watercolor paintings called, “Wonderful You!” It’s a book of art & encouragement with uplifting quotes and joyful colors to brighten your day. I would love for you to consider backing my Kickstarter project during…

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…