Elizabeth Mayville's Profile

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Hello and thank you for taking time to look around my shop! If you would like to see more of my work, please visit emayville.com.

I earned my BFA in 2006 and have been painting and working in Grand Rapids, Michigan ever since. My shop is made up of small original gouache paintings as well as some giclee prints.

All of my work has to do with the small and beautiful moments of a quiet day. I love working to scale back my life and focusing on the small wonders that make a moment remarkable, even if they can be easily overlooked.

I really like working with gouache due to to its opaqueness and how quickly it dries. Because it is a water-based paint, like watercolor, gouache paintings should not be exposed to moisture and ideally should be framed behind UV shielding glass. For more information on…

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  • Joined January 20, 2011

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About

Hello and thank you for taking time to look around my shop! If you would like to see more of my work, please visit emayville.com.

I earned my BFA in 2006 and have been painting and working in Grand Rapids, Michigan ever since. My shop is made up of small original gouache paintings as well as some giclee prints.

All of my work has to do with the small and beautiful moments of a quiet day. I love working to scale back my life and focusing on the small wonders that make a moment remarkable, even if they can be easily overlooked.

I really like working with gouache due to to its opaqueness and how quickly it dries. Because it is a water-based paint, like watercolor, gouache paintings should not be exposed to moisture and ideally should be framed behind UV shielding glass. For more information on gouache, please look here: http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/pigmt7.html

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