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Michelle Schneider
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watercolor illustrator specializing in custom house portraits
watercolor illustrator specializing in custom house portraits

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new website and blog
My blog has finally graduated from this blogger platform and can now be beautifully read directly on my brand new website here . Thank you for following me! I do hope to see you on the other side. :)

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Sketchbooking
For so long I have dreamed of being an illustrator. I think about how great it would feel to create my own line of characters and write stories about them and see them come to life on product and in books. I have countless stories floating around in my drif...

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So much green here lately! My garden has been loving this moody weather. Cool and bright one minute, then dark and stormy and so much rain.  This summer has felt peaceful and fun. We're 13 weeks into our pregnancy, and I'm finally off the couch and back to ...

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lately
Lately the sky has been pale blue and cloudy with gentle rain here and there and strong sun in late afternoon. There are certain times of day when it seems like the whole world is glowing bright green and yellow. The trees are full and lush now and all the ...

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pretty spring
I'm not sure it could be any prettier outside. Dapple light pours into the house all day, surrounded by a cool, sweet smelling breeze of collected perfumes from neighborhood blooming trees. Each day the pup and I wind our way through town, dropping off pack...

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dreaming of a studio
Last Fall I took a page out of my journal and shared it with Seth when he got home from work. It was called "My Dream Studio." I showed him the little sketch I made and began by describing the light pouring in from giant windows and reflecting off bright wh...

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custom portraits update
Just a quick note today to announce a price increase on all my custom work starting Tuesday, April 1. I'm currently booking orders into July and don't want to fall too behind, so I've decided to raise my prices by $50 to meet the demand. I really appreciate...

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spring florals
Spring is absolutely my favorite time of year! Included in my many sketchbook projects and plans for this exciting warmer weather, I've struck up a friendship with the amazing blogger and gardener Whitney Curtis and will be debuting one floral illustration ...

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5 sketchbook prompts
Now that you have your sketchbook and supplies, let's get started filling those pages with beautiful and fun illustrations that make you happy! Here are just a few tips to get you started in your sketchbook. 1. Keep a list of things that inspire you. Throug...

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