• Watercolors & More

    Prints, Originals and Cards

    Watercolors

    I paint from nature using Windsor-Newton, Daniel Smith and other top brand pigments and paper. Most of my work is in watercolor, however sometimes I work in oil and acrylic.

    Pet Portraits

    My love of animals has found a wonderful expression in personalized pet portraits. It’s a joy to get to know each animal through the collaborative process.

    Illustration

    I work in watercolors and ink for my illustration work. Favorite selections can be seen in my book, below.

    Custom Commissions

    Open for custom work. Please inquire below.

    Classes

    I’m available for group ang individual instruction, tailored to your skill level and needs.

    Workshops

    I host a weekly FREE Zoom watercolor sketching workshop on Fridays. Times may vary - and registration is required. Please check my Instagram on Thursdays for details about this week’s topic and to register!

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  • Calendar of Events

    Due to the precautions around COVID19, all live & events are cancelled until further notice. Stay safe and healthy! And see my Zoom events below.

    Recent Press:

    I am proud to share that I was recently interviewed in VoyageLA’s local profiles! Check out the full interview here:

     

    http://voyagela.com/interview/meet-anne-kupillas-anneqp-draws-long-beach/

     

    Please join me on Wednesdays for drawing with the Alpert JCC.

    Register weekly through Facebook or this link:

    Also, super excited to announce that I am teaching the OLLI summer session of “Watercolor for Everyone” at CSULB!

     

    OLLI classes are affordable and open to anyone age 50+.

     

    Check out the OLLI website for more information and to register :

     

    https://web.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/centers/olli/

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    A lot of folks have been asking me for lessons, and I’m now set up on Zoom and FaceTime so I can offer live video instruction ! Affordable instruction for beginners and intermediate learners. First 20 minutes is free! Please message me for more info or to schedule.

     

     

     

     

    Commissions are open now and lead time is 7-10 days. Please email or message me for more information!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • About the Artist

    Anne Kupillas is a Long Beach, California-based artist, working primarily in watercolor.

     

    Born in 1968 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Anne's love of art began as a child growing up on Long Island, New York, in a family of artists and musicians who encouraged her creativity.

     

    Her artwork is informed by freedom and movement, love of color, nature and the human form.

     

    Anne's works have been showcased in two solo exhibitions in Florida and NYC. She is currently developing a joint exhibition in Long Beach, which will open Fall /Winter 2020.

     

    Anne is a graduate of State University of NY's SUNY Albany with a Bachelor of Arts, and has studied fine art and art history in New York, Washington DC, England and California. Anne enjoys traveling and plein air painting, as well as studio work. She is a member of the Arts Council of Long Beach, and you can find her at many events in and around town. Anne's belief in "affordable art" is evident in her prints and her custom work, which are favorites with locals, visitors and collectors alike.

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