Vinita Pappas

Artist, Instructor, Creativity Coach

New Class Starting Soon! 

Sketching Adventures is a brand new online class starting in May.

Sketching is like the secret sauce of watercolor painting — it makes everything better! Wouldn’t it be nice to improve your sketching abilities? Check out this all new online class.  

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Art Studio Storage

Art Studio Storage

Recently I added wire shelving to my studio as a flat-file alternative. I typically clean up my studio in January, organize supplies, and consider changes. I had a table with a stack of paper; a medley of unused watercolor paper, works in progress, sketches, and...

Lowering Expectations

Lowering Expectations

Hello! I hope you had a great week. I continued my January studio clean-up and had a few nice painting sessions. I recently saw this on Instagram and thought it was worth sharing. Perfectionism is more curse, less blessing. The #1 factor that influences creative...

A Lull to Refresh Your Creativity

A Lull to Refresh Your Creativity

I hope your new year is off to a great start! Do you enjoy the freshness of a new year? Are you a goal-setter or resolution maker? I've been in part-time hibernation mode this January - having soup and reading until the rain stops. One of the concepts I share in...

About Vinita

Vinita

Vinita

Artist, Instructor, Creativity Coach

I love to paint and explore new ideas and methods of expression. I am the happiest during the process of creating art.

Although I’m best known for my paintings in watercolor, I also work in gouache, acrylic, and mixed media. I like texture, lines, and subtle colors.

I live on the Oregon coast with my yellow lab Ellie. The beauty of the forest and the ebb and flow of coastal waters inspire my art.