Inktober 2019 – Done!

This year’s Inktober was a lot of fun and allowed me to get in some quality doodling practice! My favorite pen for this turned out to be the the Sakura Gelly Roll White pen and I went through a 3-pack! Check out my Instagram @lisampaynestudio for the individual post which give you the prompts for … More Inktober 2019 – Done!


One morning this week I was rushing to get out the door to walk the dog. Timing is everything on the morning walk because if we get out just a few minutes later than normal, we risk not being able to see several of his dog friends. We had had heavy rain the day before … More Rainbows

Why I Do What I Do

  I don’t always know immediately why I am drawn to something. Nature is beautiful. Life is beautiful. I like to try to capture this to remind us of the inherent beauty in life and in ourselves as human beings, no matter how small that beauty may be. When I start a new piece and … More Why I Do What I Do

3 New Series!

Dear Friends, I am so thrilled to bring you 3 new watercolor series this week – Skies and Clouds, Sunshiny Flowers and Extravagant Hues!  Each piece is no more that 2″x3″. I have been moving in the direction of miniature work for sometime but did not really realize it until recently. When I view any … More 3 New Series!