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Oct 14, 2015

by Patricia Vargas

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Hello! My name is Patricia Vargas, and I’m the artist behind Parima Creative Studio. I make abstract paintings and art prints using acrylic paint and digital methods. I work out of my home studio in Los Alamitos, California.

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I started painting when I was around 10 years old. My mother used to paint, and growing up I would often watch as she created beautiful landscapes. One day, I decided to try my hand with the paintbrush. My first few pieces weren’t exactly stellar, but at the time I thought I was creating masterpieces. I loved painting so much that it quickly became my go-to hobby. I went on to study art at the University of California Santa Barbara, where my main focuses were painting, digital media and paper arts.

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During college, the thought of pursuing art as a career seemed so far-fetched that I decided to venture down the more practical career path of being a web designer. However, as the years passed, I started to get requests from friends and family to make paintings for their homes; slowly but surely, the idea of being a professional painter no longer seemed so radical. I opened Parima Creative Studio in January 2013, and went full-time in 2014.

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I make art because it’s a form of expression that communicates things that cannot be expressed in any other way. To the outside world, I’m relatively quiet and shy; I’m not the kind of person who can walk into a room and immediately befriend strangers and create conversations. My paintings, on the other hand, are generally loud and vibrant; they start conversations all on their own.

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Inspiration for my paintings comes from whatever I’m feeling in the moment. I typically start by deciding on a general color palette; I’m drawn to bright and rich colors, like deep blues, deep greens, bright pinks and gold. I work in two mediums: traditional acrylic paint on canvas, and digital. I like the unexpected possibilities that acrylics bring, yet I also like the control and ability to quickly form ideas by painting digitally. Whatever medium I’m working with, my goal is to create paintings that exhibit positivity and vibrance, and will elicit a sense of joy and happiness from the viewer.

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I’ve sold on Etsy since the start of my business; Etsy has given me a platform to reach thousands of potential customers. It has also given me the to opportunity to collaborate with companies like Anthropologie, and to be featured in publications such as Better Homes and GardensRefresh, Adore Home, and POPSUGAR. I’m currently working on plans to offer my work wholesale, and I’m also looking into selective licensing. Above all, I’m thankful that my business has given me the opportunity to do what I’m passionate about and spend valuable time with the ones I love.

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All photographs by Peyton Seals.

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Abstract painting, Waverly 36x36 framed original art, abstract art, acrylic painting, canvas painting, extra large wall art
Abstract painting, Waverly 36x36 framed original art, abstract art, acrylic painting, canvas painting, extra large wall art
ParimaCreativeStudio
$2,500.00 USD
Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, Ruthie
Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, Ruthie
Birds of Paradise, 10x15 blue and green abstract art print, canvas limited edition, 1 of 3
Birds of Paradise, 10x15 blue and green abstract art print, canvas limited edition, 1 of 3
ParimaCreativeStudio
$199.00 USD
Primavera, 15x10 blue and green abstract art print, canvas limited edition, 1 of 3
Primavera, 15x10 blue and green abstract art print, canvas limited edition, 1 of 3
ParimaCreativeStudio
$199.00 USD
Juniper abstract painting 12x12inches, original painting, fall
Juniper abstract painting 12x12inches, original painting, fall
ParimaCreativeStudio
$360.00 USD
Eliza, Abstract art print, bedroom wall art, living wall art,pink abstract, art print, blue abstract, 9x12-30-40in,
Eliza, Abstract art print, bedroom wall art, living wall art,pink abstract, art print, blue abstract, 9x12-30-40in,
Cheetah No. 1, cheetah print, animal art print, animal wall art, animal nursery prints, art print
Cheetah No. 1, cheetah print, animal art print, animal wall art, animal nursery prints, art print
Gabrielle, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink art
Gabrielle, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink art
Solitude No.3, 24x36in, abstract art, wall art, living room, bedroom, neutral abstract art print, limited edition, 1 of 10
Solitude No.3, 24x36in, abstract art, wall art, living room, bedroom, neutral abstract art print, limited edition, 1 of 10
ParimaCreativeStudio
$299.00 USD
Solitude No.1, 24x36in, abstract art, wall art, living room, bedroom, neutral abstract art print, limited edition, 1 of 10
Solitude No.1, 24x36in, abstract art, wall art, living room, bedroom, neutral abstract art print, limited edition, 1 of 10
ParimaCreativeStudio
$299.00 USD
Cheetah No. 2, cheetah print, animal art print, animal wall art, animal nursery prints, art print
Cheetah No. 2, cheetah print, animal art print, animal wall art, animal nursery prints, art print
Elle, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink art
Elle, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink art
Emmi, 6x6-24x24in, Abstract Art Print, bedroom wall decor, blue abstract, pink abstract art
Emmi, 6x6-24x24in, Abstract Art Print, bedroom wall decor, blue abstract, pink abstract art
Birds of Paradise, 40x60 blue and green abstract art print, large art print, fine art paper limited edition, 1 of 3
Birds of Paradise, 40x60 blue and green abstract art print, large art print, fine art paper limited edition, 1 of 3
ParimaCreativeStudio
$699.00 USD
Adira, 16x16, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink abstract
Adira, 16x16, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink abstract
ParimaCreativeStudio
$159.00 USD
Ruthie, 36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract
Ruthie, 36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract
ParimaCreativeStudio
$349.00 USD
Jenny, 6x6-36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, large abstract print, green abstract, blue abstract, pink abstract
Jenny, 6x6-36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, large abstract print, green abstract, blue abstract, pink abstract
Adira, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract,  wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink abstract
Adira, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink abstract
Caspian, oversized wall art, Abstract Art, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract, abstract wall art
Caspian, oversized wall art, Abstract Art, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract, abstract wall art
Marisol, oversized wall art, Abstract Art, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract, abstract wall art
Marisol, oversized wall art, Abstract Art, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract, abstract wall art
Elephant Animal Print No One, elephant decor, elephant wall art, elephant gifts, elephant decor for nursery
Elephant Animal Print No One, elephant decor, elephant wall art, elephant gifts, elephant decor for nursery
Cheri,6x6-36x36in, Large abstract print, Giclee Abstract Fine Art Print, pink
Cheri,6x6-36x36in, Large abstract print, Giclee Abstract Fine Art Print, pink
Eliza, Large Giclee Abstract Print, 9x12 -30-40in, pink abstract, blue abstract
Eliza, Large Giclee Abstract Print, 9x12 -30-40in, pink abstract, blue abstract
No. 1118, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, abstract art print, wall art prints
No. 1118, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, abstract art print, wall art prints
Kate, 12x12in Contemporary wall art print, pink wall art abstract, modern chic wall decor- Studio Sale
Kate, 12x12in Contemporary wall art print, pink wall art abstract, modern chic wall decor- Studio Sale
Cheetah No. 3, cheetah print, cheetah wall art, animal art print, animal wall art, animal nursery prints, art print
Cheetah No. 3, cheetah print, cheetah wall art, animal art print, animal wall art, animal nursery prints, art print
Flora, 15x12-40x32in, Giclee Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, pink, green
Flora, 15x12-40x32in, Giclee Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, pink, green
Sierra, abstract original painting, neutral wall art, square art, contemporary 12x12
Sierra, abstract original painting, neutral wall art, square art, contemporary 12x12
ParimaCreativeStudio
$360.00 USD
Elle, 16x16in Contemporary wall art print, pink wall art abstract, modern chic wall decor
Elle, 16x16in Contemporary wall art print, pink wall art abstract, modern chic wall decor
ParimaCreativeStudio
$159.00 USD
Ruthie, 12x12-36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract
Ruthie, 12x12-36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract
Ruthie, 12x12-36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract
Ruthie, 12x12-36x36in, Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract
Adira, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract,  wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink abstract
Adira, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, large wall art, abstract, wall art prints, extra large wall art, pink abstract
Elephant Animal Print No Two, animal art, elephant print
Elephant Animal Print No Two, animal art, elephant print
Giraffe Animal Art Print, animal print, nursery print
Giraffe Animal Art Print, animal print, nursery print
Flamingo Animal Art Print, Number One
Flamingo Animal Art Print, Number One
Elephant No.2 animal art print, nursery art, nursery wall art, pink art
Elephant No.2 animal art print, nursery art, nursery wall art, pink art
Olivia 12x12 original abstract acrylic painting, neutral painting, green abstract, contemporary, minimal wall art
Olivia 12x12 original abstract acrylic painting, neutral painting, green abstract, contemporary, minimal wall art
ParimaCreativeStudio
$360.00 USD
Flamingo Print, Flamingo Number Two art print, animal print, nursery print, animal artwork
Flamingo Print, Flamingo Number Two art print, animal print, nursery print, animal artwork
October, Extra Large Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract, fall decor
October, Extra Large Abstract Fine Art Print, abstract print, blue abstract, pink abstract, fall decor
ParimaCreativeStudio
$109.00 USD
Flamingo No.3, flamingo art, animal art print, flamingo decor, animal nursery prints, art print
Flamingo No.3, flamingo art, animal art print, flamingo decor, animal nursery prints, art print
Gia, Abstract art, green abstract art prints, prints wall art, boho art abstract art print, tropical art
Gia, Abstract art, green abstract art prints, prints wall art, boho art abstract art print, tropical art
ParimaCreativeStudio
$149.00 USD
Flamingo No.1, flamingo art, animal art print, flamingo decor, animal nursery prints, art print
Flamingo No.1, flamingo art, animal art print, flamingo decor, animal nursery prints, art print
Elephant No.1 animal art print, wall art print, elephant art
Elephant No.1 animal art print, wall art print, elephant art
Bianca 12x12 square original abstract painting, small acrylic painting
Bianca 12x12 square original abstract painting, small acrylic painting
ParimaCreativeStudio
$360.00 USD
Elephant No.3 animal art print, nursery art, nursery wall art
Elephant No.3 animal art print, nursery art, nursery wall art
SALE - Serena 10x8in Original Abstract Painting, wall art
SALE - Serena 10x8in Original Abstract Painting, wall art
Elephant No.3 Animal Art Print, nursery art, bedroom decor
Elephant No.3 Animal Art Print, nursery art, bedroom decor
STUDIO SALE -Tara Original Abstract Acrylic Painting, 20x20 square abstract canvas art, gold blue, pink
STUDIO SALE -Tara Original Abstract Acrylic Painting, 20x20 square abstract canvas art, gold blue, pink
ParimaCreativeStudio
$480.00 USD
Nightshade - Green abstract acrylic painting. Large painting. Painting on canvas - 36x36in
Nightshade - Green abstract acrylic painting. Large painting. Painting on canvas - 36x36in
ParimaCreativeStudio
$2,000.00 USD
Blossom, floral bouquet, Peonies, printable art, floral artwork, printable wall art floral
Blossom, floral bouquet, Peonies, printable art, floral artwork, printable wall art floral
Marianna, abstract painting, original painting, original art, orange abstract, square art
Marianna, abstract painting, original painting, original art, orange abstract, square art
ParimaCreativeStudio
$629.00 USD
Felicity 36x36in Original Abstract Acrylic Painting, abstract canvas art,
Felicity 36x36in Original Abstract Acrylic Painting, abstract canvas art,
ParimaCreativeStudio
$2,200.00 USD
Peonies, printable art, floral artwork, printable wall art floral
Peonies, printable art, floral artwork, printable wall art floral
Ranunculus, printable art, floral artwork, printable wall art floral
Ranunculus, printable art, floral artwork, printable wall art floral
Thea, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, abstract art print, wall art prints, large wall art, 9x12-30x40
Thea, Abstract art, art prints, prints wall art, abstract art print, wall art prints, large wall art, 9x12-30x40
Eden, abstract painting, small original art, blue abstract, original painting, abstract wall art, abstract painting blue, square art
Eden, abstract painting, small original art, blue abstract, original painting, abstract wall art, abstract painting blue, square art
ParimaCreativeStudio
$399.00 USD
Mini No 6, limited edition art print, minimal abstract art print, yellow abstract art, minimal art, small abstract
Mini No 6, limited edition art print, minimal abstract art print, yellow abstract art, minimal art, small abstract
Mini No 4, limited edition art print, minimal abstract art print, yellow abstract art, minimal art, small abstract
Mini No 4, limited edition art print, minimal abstract art print, yellow abstract art, minimal art, small abstract
Mini No 3, limited edition art print, minimal abstract art print, green abstract art, minimal art, small abstract
Mini No 3, limited edition art print, minimal abstract art print, green abstract art, minimal art, small abstract
Jade, abstract painting, small original art, green abstract art
Jade, abstract painting, small original art, green abstract art
ParimaCreativeStudio
$399.00 USD

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