Lauren Maurer Artworks

October 3, 2010

Lauren, meet Yupo… Yupo, meet Ink…

Filed under: dresses, vintage dress paintings, yupo — laurenmaurerartworks @ 9:20 am
Dresses from Dear Golden… 11×4, and 8×10 Watercolor and Ink on Yupo … click here to purchase
I am not sure why I didn’t paint dresses on Yupo sooner, I totally am in love with this stuff! Yupo is a synthetic paper, and super slippery. I’ve tried it before with flowers and landscapes, and just wasn’t feeling it…until… Lee Monts, an awesome artist and friend, painted his latest landscapes using Yupo with INK. So I went to City Art, scooped up a bunch, and am loving it! 
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June 21, 2010

teal, cyan, aquamarine, cerulean, turquoise, cobalt….dresses

Filed under: dear golden, dresses, teal — laurenmaurerartworks @ 10:55 pm
I love this color.
Dear Golden  has so many pretty colors in her shop right now, this gorgous blue-green being one of them. I couldn’t resist a little series. The top two are 8×10, the third one down is 11×14, and the bottom one is 16×20. Perfect for hanging together in a bedroom, office, or laundry room?

April 8, 2010

All dressed up for Artista Vista

Filed under: art cards, art show, artista vista, dresses, riverwalk music festival — laurenmaurerartworks @ 3:47 pm
Here’s the dress lineup for Artista Vista! I’ll also have my bird silhouette paintings there as well. April 22nd is right around the corner! 
The weekend before Artista Vista is The Riverwalk Music Festival. I’ll have prints, cards and originals of dresses, birds, boats, buoys, flowers, Charleston, Columbia, New York, and much more! You’ve got to love art and music together! 

March 27, 2010

Vintage Dresses… Charcoal and Watercolor

Filed under: dresses, watercolor painting — laurenmaurerartworks @ 4:12 pm
I’ve had a few requests for some more vintage dresses! These two are watercolor and charcoal on 140lb, not 300lb like that last few. I like the way the paint runs on this weight better. These dresses are more gorgeous pieces of vintage goodness from Dear Golden. She’s got new Spring and Summer dresses starting to pop up in her shop, just in time for the lovely weather we’ve been getting here in South Carolina! I’ve got several more from Dear Golden in the works, in ink and watercolor!

March 3, 2010

Dresses, dresses, dresses….

Filed under: charcoal and watercolor, dear golden, dresses, vintage — laurenmaurerartworks @ 2:34 pm

 I am in love with Dear Golden’s gorgeous vintage, and I am so happy to have painted these for Lauren, from her personal favorites! If you haven’t already,  pop over and see what her shop has to offer! But if you want to buy everything you see, don’t say I didn’t warn you! 

February 25, 2010

Vintage Dresses… Charcoal and Watercolor

Filed under: charcoal and watercolor, dear golden, dresses, etsy, watercolor painting — laurenmaurerartworks @ 11:04 pm

 I have a thing for vintage dresses. Lauren, of Dear Golden was nice enough to let me use the photographs of the gorgeous dresses that she’s got in her Etsy shop to paint! I painted them with charcoal and watercolor on 300lb Arches cold press, and I think I may do them again in acrylic, and pen and watercolor on 140lb is in the works… I love the simplicity of the photographs that she takes, and think that maybe a series of paintings of dresses would be nice for a bedroom, maybe? 

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