Creative Renewal Class Starts Soon!

Class content will be released January 30, 2017. This online class will Guide you in rediscovering your creative strength Direct you in identifying your artistic stumbling blocks Help you express your creativity in a meaningful and rewarding way Instruct you in...

Take a look inside my online watercolor class

  The enrollment is open now through October 31, 2016. now closed.  Class members are already having a great time with the week 1 homework.  And for my readers, I have a special discount -  save 15% off the enrollment fee with the coupon code:...

How to Find Your Painting Style

A question I often get from students is, "How do I find my own style of painting?" This is a common question with no easy answer, and perhaps I'm not the best person to ask! My style over the years has been all over the place. I often felt like I should settle down...

Online Fall Watercolor Class begins soon!

The online Fall Watercolor Class will begin October 21! I don't know about you, but fall is my favorite time of year! We'll be studying those beautiful fall colors and learning about color mixing. The fall landscape and an autumn-themed still life will be our source...

Oregon Coast Trail View, Watercolor Seascape

Oregon Coast Trail View, Watercolor on Illustration Board, 6"x9", Vinita Pappas This scene is along one of my favorite trails near Cape Arago on the Oregon coast. It's a beautiful location to watch the waves crash up against the jagged rock outcroppings. You can also...

Lemons and Curly Willow, Gouache Still Life

Lemons and Curly Willow, gouache on 300 lb hot press watercolor paper, 5.5"x5.5" by Vinita Pappas The cheery yellow color of lemons can brighten any January day! At least that was my hope on this rainy day here in the PNW. I set up this still life in my studio and...

Cow Creek, Plein Air Gouache

Cow Creek, plein air gouache on 300 lb rough watercolor paper, 6"x8", Vinita Pappas This little plein air painting was done on location at Cow Creek, a tributary to the Umpqua River in southern Oregon. I remember this fall day vividly. The salmon were starting to...

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For me, it’s all about experimenting and enjoying the art process. I thrive on the journey that each new painting brings.


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