Bia’s Blog

Bia’s Blog

some ideas and stories
Posted by Bia Watanabe | 01 December 2016| Creating!, Video, Watercolor

I was imagining colored houses representing my studio, the Bia Watanabe Atelier. What to paint? I began by sketching in pencil a few cute little houses. There are shapes that remember quilling pieces, a little dog (Little Bread) in the corner, a window to get enough light from outside. I love the big tree on the...

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Posted by Bia Watanabe | 24 November 2016| Creating!, Quilling, Video

Some of my little creations with curled paper, the quilling! These are 3D creations. They serve as miniatures to ornate something or make little animations, for example. Where did I start? I started these kind of quillings by making plants and flowers. The pots of some plants are papers with 6mm width, all others papers have 3mm. Because...

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Posted by Bia Watanabe | 19 November 2016| Creating!, Video, Watercolor

Bia and Little Bread were tired after eating snacks at their picnic! In this magic world, Little Bread is huge and Bia is so tiny! What are these two still going to do? How did they end up in this place? Where did I start? This drawing was made as a study for the stories of Bia...

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Posted by Bia Watanabe | 10 November 2016| Creating!, Video, Watercolor

Be aware, Mouse, someone wants to get your sunflower seeds! Drawing with lines in ink, coloring with watercolor! Colored pencils details and pen Tombow markers! What to paint? I researched some Halloween references on the internet and then, I wanted to draw flowers, pumpkins and mice. I wanted something playful and cute, but with Halloween details....

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Posted by Bia Watanabe | 03 November 2016| Creating!, Video, Watercolor

Time-lapse on my process of coloring this drawing I made with an oriental influence on the theme of Alice in Wonderland! Idea that occurred after @ gut_mafia.44 got me thinking and presenting challenges for me. =) What to paint? In the foreground a purple scene with some plants, tree and a dog. Then the background...

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rose flower miniature quilling
Posted by Bia Watanabe | 21 October 2016| Creating!, Quilling

Quilling allows you to creater 3d things using paper. They can be used for decoration, jewelry, ornaments. Here are some quillings pictures with my creations using  3mm wide strips of paper. Here are some little creations. The little rose (which is very small) is made of twisted  paper with 3mm width and then a drop...

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Posted by Bia Watanabe | 13 October 2016| Creating!, Video

Coloring a drawing of mine in this time-lapse video. Used watercolor and colored pencils. Took a time to do all the watercolor layers, it is about patience and observation of how it works. The details were added with colored pencils. It is based in Rio de Janeiro’s countryside view… not only beaches, we have hills...

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Posted by Bia Watanabe | 07 October 2016| Creating!, Video

My first attempt to show my work process. A ship shaped vase being colored with colored pencils and details with white Posca pen. To watch more videos please enter my Youtube channel!

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