IMG_3527From Marcie:

I recently completed a commission for Pleasant Pops, an 18×24 watercolor featuring some of the Shop’s most popular flavors including my favorite, strawberry ginger lemonade.

Pleasant Pops storefront is celebrating their one year birthday this month, congrats to them! They are a wonderful supporter of businesses that operate out of Union Kitchen, they offer a variety of awesome snack items, and coffee in addition to their fabulous pops.

IMG_3526To create the piece, I began freehand with pencil as I do, then inked in the major lines and text in black. Then, I painted the forms using watercolor, which always brings my illustrations to life. The goal was to make the fruit appear as juicy as possible, so I allowed the colors to blend right on the page.

The new painting is now hanging inside Pleasant Pops, go check it out and try one of their delicious pops!

Pleasant Pops 1781 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 20009

See more of Marcie’s awesome work at and her illustrated cookbook Comida Latina at


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