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…

“Lupita World” Art Series

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio – The View From my Art Desk: I have a new set of watercolor paintings rolling out…I’m calling it the “Lupita World” Art Series. The series is made up of 15 paintings – all featuring my Lupita world & made with extra bright Irodori antique palette watercolors.   My idea with…

MSAA Gallery Grand Opening – Photos

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio: MSAA Gallery Grand Opening Sending out a huge thank you to everyone who came out to the MSAA Gallery grand opening event. And also to those who sent their support to me with wonderful notes through email & Facebook for the big day. Your good wishes and encouragement filled me with happiness and…

Kiva Micro Loans – Giving Back

This Week At Emily Lupita Studio – Giving Back With Kiva Micro Loans One of the best parts of starting my own small business is having the opportunity to give back in ways that are meaningful for me. To this end, I donate a percentage of all profits from Emily Lupita Studio to serve as…

Evolution of an Owl

The View From My Art Desk I’m working on a new series of owl paintings. I wanted to share the evolution of how I develop a painting. First I sketch out the basic ink drawing several times to get the design I’m envisioning in my mind. I use sketch paper and go through piles & piles! Then…

Art Gallery!

I’m honored and so very excited (!!) to have a collection of my artwork showing at The MSAA Gallery.   The MSAA [Marietta Square Artist’s Attic] Gallery is located right on the beautiful Historic Marietta Square  above the amazing store The Local Exchange [120 South Park Square Ste. 207, Marietta GA 30060]. It’s open Monday –…

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 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…

The Book Proof is Here!

This Week @ Emily Lupita Studio: What an amazing feeling to finally hold the book in my hands! The proof arrived this week and my dog, Mavi, and I read it for the first time together. The proof looked great & the book order has gone in. The shipment is scheduled to arrive in two…

This Week: Book Cover & First Alphabet Painting

This Week at Emily Lupita Studio: This is the first week after the Kickstarter for my book project ended and it has been a wonderful, busy time. I’ve spent many hours designing and finalizing the final cover layout. The book is being distributed by Amazon.com, so I also needed to write the book description and…

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…