michelle ramin


with the economy the way it is right now, one of the few things i feel good about investing in is artwork. portland, or artist michelle ramin sent over her beautiful watercolor and gouache paintings and i was instantly hooked. she focuses on local portland scenes and other cities she’s visited and i think the contrast between industry and nature is really lovely. click here to check out her full series and shop online.


  1. SO beautiful! Great find.

  2. fabi says:

    BEAUTIFUL!!! it’s great to see artists who can show us the poetry of urban scenes…

  3. Erin says:

    wow, these are really beautiful.

  4. Hannah Nunn says:

    these are LOVELY. like them alot

  5. Marlene says:

    Beautiful! I love the contrast between color and white areas.

  6. kelly jo says:

    the colors are really vivid, and i love the mix of neighborhood with tech. good to go!

  7. jHill says:

    oh these are so lovely.

  8. Amy G says:

    Very nice! I just started a body of work based on abandoned and run-down houses, so this is right up my alley! :)

  9. The colors are vivrant! The first one resonates with me the most.

  10. Absolutely gorgeous! I have the utmost respect for those that can master water colours, I’d forgotten how tricky it was until I took a class last year, and needless to say my efforts were laughable.

    Add to that the graphic strength of the linework and the unpainted areas, and these are just pure perfection!

  11. ali herrmann says:

    these are great watercolors…a cross between illustration and painting. The colors are right on vivid and play well off the black and white drawings. These make me think they were fun to make.

  12. Leslie says:

    Really stunning work & is totally making me homesick for Portland. Her pieces seem to right near my old hood.

  13. josephine says:

    beautiful artwork!

  14. rhaya says:

    These are so striking. I love the ones with the telephone poles and wires.

  15. amy says:

    beautiful! I love the color and line work and composition.

  16. Kaitlyn says:

    i don’t usually comment twice in a day, but these are gorgeous! thanks for featuring, checking out her other works now!

  17. love the 3rd one. the intense colours are great and i like how parts are left sketched in contrast :)

  18. kathryn says:

    amazing art! very inspiring!

  19. awesome – and instantly became one of my favorite sellers on etsy!

  20. Ben says:

    I think these are terrific. The telephone poll!

  21. christina says:

    oooohh, these are wonderful! the bright colors really stand up to the crisp black details.

  22. Chloe says:

    i’m moving from eugene, or to portland at the end summer. these pieces make me excited on two levels, one because they capture the quirky beauty of p-town, and two because i’m a curator and gallery director and seeing this kind of talent coming out of my future home turf makes me feel very inspired!

  23. Ashley says:

    I love these. The colors are so beautiful and vibrant.

  24. sandra says:

    me gusta mucho tu trabajo!!!

  25. rebecca says:

    michelle is by far one of my favorite artists! she keeps astonishing me with what she can do.

  26. magnifique
    tres beau

    stephane cohendy
    de belfort

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