First day of Spring brought new friends to Danita Art!

First day of Spring brought new friends to Danita Art!

You know I am always looking for excuses to create little wood kokeshi dolls collections! They are perfect because I love working on projects at the time and I rarely revisit them once they are done. So, these collection are perfect for me because I can make a collection while keeping them fresh and exclusive, and […]

A new art retreat coming on September 2017

A new art retreat coming on September 2017

I’m so exited! A new, amazing art retreat is coming up on September 2017 at NW Country Art Retreats, in the foothills of Mt. Rainier. It’s a restored 1970’s farm where my friend Lisa Kumcur will be our host for a four day, all inclusive weekend full of art, friendship and lasting memories. I will work […]

Up close and personal with my watercolor paintings

Up close and personal with my watercolor paintings

Although everyone is welcome to drop by to my studio and say hello, I know some of my friends are very far away, so I decided to film closeups of my latest watercolor paintings so you can appreciate the beautiful details and color swirls that only watercolor can create while I paint my beautiful girls […]

The importance of playing with your art materials

The importance of playing with your art materials

This week I started playing with my watercolors after reviewing some of the videos for my online watercolor painting class, “In love with Frida: A Watercolor affair”. It was one of these days when I did not feel particularly creative, but I felt the need to create something, and just staring at art books and […]

Angels for Valentines Day

Angels for Valentines Day

I always make special little things for Valentines day, my second most favorite holiday in the world. It may be corny and full of saccharine, but I like it. The combination of pinks and blues is one of my favorite and I always make time to enjoy the day with the ones I love. Each little angel girl is […]

The road to perfection is full of bumps

The road to perfection is full of bumps

Lady Clementine is one of my latest paper clay, handmade art dolls. She has a very interesting story on how she evolved and changed as I was bringing her into our world, and I thought it will be fun to show you. Well, you already know that everything starts with an idea, and sometimes this idea […]