Thursday, April 28, 2016

Watercolor And Lettering

I have been neglecting my blog again, I've learned to love Instagram, if you want to follow me every day, come by and see me, #lauriescharmingdesigns

Friday, March 18, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

Watercolor strawberry and blueberry



I played around painting fruit. This blueberry is getting so much attention on Facebook. Such fun

Friday, March 11, 2016

Watercolor tiny watercolor card

Watercolor eggs

Having a bit of fun with colors

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Mixed Media Rose

I had fun making this, papers, stamps fiber paste, Inktense Blicks and pencils. I plan to make a class using this process , stay tuned. 

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Watercolor Bouquet

Day 10 of my 30 paintings in 30 days

Friday, January 8, 2016

Watercolor Snowman

Thought I would try something different

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Mixed Media Encaustic

I enjoyed making this piece, it's in my Etsy store

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Watercolors on Venetian Plaster Encaustic

Using a stencil I added the background design with encaustic gesso, then it is coated with encaustic wax, for sale on my etsy site

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Watercolor Bluebird Encaustic

A little 5x5 watercolor painting on plaster coated with encaustic wax

Watercolor Bluebird on plaster with Encaustic vintage lace

I'm loving this style of art! 5x7 vintage lace was added to the bottom, after I paint with water colors I added warm encaustic wax

Monday, December 28, 2015

Watercolor on Venetian Plaster Encaustic Bird

I got a new tool today, a router so I could cut a hanger on the back of my boards

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Encaustic Bird and Rooster

I've been having fun with encaustic wax, these are two paintings I did. The rooster is acrylics and the bird is watercolors

Wool birdie teacup pincushion glitter pins flowers

http://store.creativeworkshops.me/search.asp?keyword=laurie+may&search.x=0&search.y=0
My class starts today if you are interested in learning my pin cushion wool bird, it's my own pattern , was featured a couple of times in Somerset a Studio magazine

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Snowman online watercolor card class

Starting Dec 1 $12 5 snowman videos showing you step by step how to paint these snowmen, they are my own design. I hope you join me. I supply you with the pattern for each  

Monday, November 2, 2015

Watercolor clay pot and Pumpkins

I'm doing a sketch a day this month, you can learn how I did the pot and pumpkins in  my classes.  http://store.creativeworkshops.me/search.asp?keyword=laurie+may&search.x=0&search.y=0

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Watercolor Classes

Yay, I'm figuring out how to do this on my phone, I feel bad that I have neglected my blog, I have my watercolor classes up and running, if you want to make cards check out my classes http://store.creativeworkshops.me/search.asp?keyword=laurie+may&search.x=0&search.y=0

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Watercolor Cards and Envelopes





I thought I would share with you the process from sketching onto watercolor paper, to painting these little itty bitty's, then attaching to a card and making matching envelopes to each painted card.


Saturday, July 25, 2015

Learn to Paint Watercolor Cards Envelopes online class

This is my newest workshop at Creative Workshops   http://store.creativeworkshops.me/search.asp?keyword=laurie+may&search.x=0&search.y=0

Its just $12 there are a few more that I added. I give you the pattern and show how I paint each and every one of these. I'm selling the envelopes too if you want to contact me about them. 10 envelopes for $3 or $5 for 20.


Monday, June 8, 2015

Paint & Pixels

https://graceandivy.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/a-favorite-digital-artist-and-a-giveaway-too/
I signed up for this class that I think will be amazing.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Watercolor Birds Nest and Roses and Encaustic

 This nest is watercolor on gesso board covered with encaustic wax...my latest obsession.
 Fresh Picked Roses, they smell so good
Paired them together

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Encaustic nest with roses

I decided to sell this one, it's 6x6.  $24 free shipping.  Watercolor done on a gesso board. 

Monday, April 13, 2015

Watercolor Blue Birds Dresses on Clothesline

My class is up and running for these adorable little dresses and birds.
Just $12, you can check it out here.

http://store.creativeworkshops.me/search.asp?keyword=laurie+may&search.x=0&search.y=0