Saturday, July 31, 2010

Watercolor Love

I have been so inspired by Bella Foster and Caitlin McGauley's watercolors for Kate Spade and Tory Burch respectfully.

Last summer, I experimented with painting Lilly prints (as seen here). I thought I should upgrade to people. But I was super nervous. Let me know what you think!

I loved this picture of Soccer Mom and me. Super cheesy tourist shot... but I love the colors and most importantly I love our smiles!

Okay, Okay. I know I cropped Soccer Mom out. But hear me out. It was my first "person" painting (well watercolor at least). And I was super nervous. So I thought that I'd try it out and if it messed up at least I'd only butcher myself. You know? It has to be a bad omen to paint someone badly right????

Alrighty. There you have it. I know I'm no Picasso, but I love to paint. It's such a good release!


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  1. Lovely! And your inspiration photos are darling. xoxo

  2. i love to paint too, but i usually use oil on canvas. xoxo

  3. you should get one of the double frames and put the watercolor and photo of you and your mom side by side! too cute!

  4. The first one is sooo cute, I used to paint but wasn't too good. Love your sketching style.

  5. i love the compare and contrast it would make a great gift!!!

  6. Love your phonebooth is such a soft color medium with all your fav colors. Keep it up.

  7. Great job! I love to paint with watercolor and acrylic.

  8. These are great!! I just started a few paintings of my's so fun! I really like yours! XOXO..

  9. Obviously you're no Picasso- these aren't cubist


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