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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Gratitude Can Transform

Gratitude Can Transform

Hi there, I hope you're doing well and looking forward to Thanksgiving. I have plenty to be thankful for this holiday season. Yesterday, I took a long walk through the fields with my mom and treasured every moment. Her path this year included a discovery of a brain...

A Conduit for Passing Energy

A Conduit for Passing Energy

Hi there, I hope you're enjoying your Sunday and can find time for your creativity today, even if it's just 15 minutes. It's wet here on the Oregon coast. The forecast says we could get an inch of rain and thunderstorms later tonight. It sounds like a good day to...

Watercolor is a Swim

Watercolor is a Swim

Hello! I invite you to take an 8-minute trip to Paris and follow Michael Chamberlain as he does plein air watercolor sketching. Chamberlain typically paints in oils. During this trip to France, he used watercolors and a sketchbook. A good painting video should conjure...

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.