Tag Archives: commissioned watercolor paintings


D’Art and Friends Group Exhibit

Emergence 16 x 11 inches Watercolor Original D’Art and Friends Group Exhibit 11/25/2022 – 12/24/2022 For many years I shared studio space with photographer and husband, Seth Mayer, at our San Diego studio. Now I’m […]

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The Challenges of painting a self portrait

Sun GemsSelf Portrait of Paula Mayer at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, USA Always up for a challenge I’m never one to turn down a challenge, especially when it’s a skill I’m new to. So […]

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How to commission a painting for someone special.

So you’ve decided to commission a painting for someone special but you’re not sure where to begin. When I’m asked to paint a commissioned watercolor portrait for a client I typically don’t personally know the […]

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On exhibit at Indigo Salon & Spa in Hillcrest

Bright Future 9 x 11.75 on Arches Cold Press Paper Currently on exhibit through October 2019 I’m honored to be among several artists featured at Indigo Salon and Spa in Hillcrest. Indigo is a comfortable, […]

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San Diego County Fair Exhibit Second Place winner!

Mind’s Eye watercolor painting included in the San Diego County Fair Exhibit 2019. Watercolor painting on Arches cold press paper This is one of my favorite paintings. It consists of many of the elements I […]

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