Who am I ?
My name is Teresa Bui, the artist behind TeresaB_art. I am a self-taught painter, and watercolor is the main medium used in most of my artworks.
Where am I based in ?
I’m currently based in San Jose, California. Moving from Vancouver (aka “rain city”), I’m more than grateful for the blessing weather that California offers.
How did I get into watercolor in the first place ?
Good question! First, a bit about my background. I never went to art school, or attend any art-related courses. I was working a typical 9-5 job since college graduation. Until March of 2020, that’s when I moved from Vancouver to California to reunite with my husband. Moving to a new place during the pandemic, with most of the world under lockdown was hard and challenging.
Here comes the silver lining: time became my best friend ever. I thought this was the best time for me to start a new hobby. YouTube got my back, it happened to recommend me couples of watercolor tutorial videos for some reason. I clicked, watched and got hooked. One after another, sometimes I just spent hours only watching a bunch of watercolor videos.
One day I came straight to Daiso, grabbing a sketchbook, a set of painting brushes and watercolor tubes which cost me around 10 bucks in total. From that day, I started painting by learning from other artists on YouTube, taking classes on Skillshare and reading art books. That’s pretty much how I started my watercolor journey.
Tell us more about your website
Of course. TeresaBui.com is a little cozy home which I use to document my art journey, and a place for me to put out more beautiful things into the world. Here’s what you can get:
- Easy, quick watercolor tutorials for beginners ( If you are looking for a hobby, this is a great place to start )
- Tips and tricks to help you get better with your painting skill
- See a ton of behind the scene of my small art business.
- Art gallery is where you can check out all of my artworks.
Alright, that’s enough about me. Before letting you go exploring, I just want to say thank you so much for stopping by. I hope my content will benefit you in your creative journey, and my artworks will brighten up your days !