Saturday, January 24, 2015

Inspired by: Orchids

A few days ago, my husband and I went on our first date of the year to a local orchid grower. Or maybe I dragged him there and called it a "date." ;)  It's the dead of winter, it's the midwest...yet there was still an impressive display of blooms. 

My head was swiveling in every direction.

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Postcard Project

This year, I started The Postcard Project. Every week, I am committing to making two or three watercolor paintings on 4x6" postcards. This is my way of making original art accessible at every price range. 

Monday, January 19, 2015

Tiny Kind Notes

I'm all about spreading kindness. So when I had some extra black card stock, I got to fun would it be to make tiny, cheerful notes and spread them around town?
Spreading kindness with tiny kind notes. #allingoodkind || Artist Mari Orr

Sunday, January 4, 2015

My Favorite Watercolor Paints

My Favorite Watercolor Paints by Mari Orr, Artist

I'm asked quite a bit what watercolor paint I use. Often enough that I decided to write a blogpost, anyway. The answer is: a few different ones. Here's my experience with the brands I've tried. Take it for what it is -- one person's experience. A person who loves to paint, but just one person, nevertheless.