Artwork Focus: And Now For Something Completely Different…

Artwork Focus: And Now For Something Completely Different.... Since my studio has been finished in May 2018, I have been inspired by the freedom of my own space and expression of new ideas. There are events that have influenced my ideas and tested my skills to create new work with a range of subject matter... Continue Reading →

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• Making My Trees Shine

Making My Trees Shine It was really by accident in 2008 that I found an effect for my work which added an extra depth to my trees in the Landscape Moods mixed media paintings. The highlights in gloss and the low lights in matte add texture, dimension and detail. The painting below shows the matte... Continue Reading →

• Commission a painting by Laura H Elliott from the ‘Landscape Moods Collection’

Commissions Are Always Welcomed I am always delighted to create commissions, as I see each piece as a collaboration, which creates a personalised and truly unique final painting. How do I place a commission order? I am represented by a highly experienced gallery, called Degree Art, London, UK My gallery link is below:https://degreeart.com/artists/laura-h-elliott Their team... Continue Reading →

• Laura H Elliott’s Legal British Assay Office Hallmark

Above: Laura H Elliott's Hallmark Simulated Example Laura H Elliott's Legal British Assay Office Hallmark Frequently Asked Questions Does Laura Helen Elliott have a registered hallmark? Yes, I have registered my hallmark under my name Miss Laura Helen Elliott, with the initials LHE, as shown above. My hallmark was registered on 13th August 2016 with... Continue Reading →

• Review: Artsy Editorial – Kandinsky’s How To Be An Artist

Above: "Composition VII" (1913) by Wassily Kandinsky - In Collection At: The State Tretyakov Gallery Review: Artsy-Editorial - Kandinsky's How To Be An Artist "I came across a fascinating editorial article on the Artsy website, written by author Rachel Lebowitz, about a master artist whom I deeply admire, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky. As I... Continue Reading →

• Artist Inspiration: What Is Abstract Art? From Pollock to Kandinsky to Mondrian to Rothko

The theories behind abstract art There are many theoretical ideas behind abstract art. Art for art’s sake – that art should be purely about the creation of beautiful effects, is one of the main theories. That art can or should be like music is another theory – in that just as music is patterns of... Continue Reading →

• Abstract Expressionism: A Movement in Modern Art

Abstract Expressionism: A Movement In ArtDuring the 1950’s a group of artists emerged that combined Expressionism and Abstraction into a new method or movement in art. This was known as Abstract Expressionism or the New York School. The key artists who where grouped into this movement are: Franz Kline, Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler, Clyfford Still, Mark... Continue Reading →

• Artwork Focus: The Duality & Contradictions of Femininity & Masculinity In Art?

The Duality & Contradictions of Femininity & Masculinity In Art? It was when I was selecting my work for inclusion of the exhibition at The Link Gallery, Winchester for 'International Women's Day' 7th-28th March 2017 that made me sit back and think about gender identity in my work. I feel that colours in everyday products... Continue Reading →

• ​Artworks Focus: About the ‘Landscape Moods Painting Collection’

Why did you give this collection the title of 'landscape moods'? The title of this collection took me some time to consider, debate and decide upon. The title needed to be self-explanitory, clear and short. I never wanted the title to be an essay, just two words and I chose the two words that epitomises... Continue Reading →

• Introducing the 2016 Landscape Gems Collection by Laura H Elliott

Shown below are pieces from the 2016 'Landscape Gems Collection' designs.  Each piece is available to be commissioned or purchased through my representatives Degree Art, Fenster Art, Flux Gallery and Culture Label. Every design contain an ethically sourced selection of genuine gemstone set in hand-made metal clay designs. See my work at: https://www.degreeart.com/artists/laura-h-elliott   All... Continue Reading →

• Review: Testing Out ‘Colourcraft Brusho Crystal Colour’

Review: Testing Out 'Colourcraft Brusho Crystal Colour' I have a love of new products and when I came across Colourcraft Busho Crystal Colours. They are a high pigment powders/ granules which when mixed with water create a stunning array of colours and effects. Above: Colourcraft Brusho Crystal Colour They are very similar to marbelling onto... Continue Reading →

• How-To: Polish & Remove Tarnish

How-To: Polish & Remove Tarnish 1) Remove chain and bail 2) Remove gemstones and delicate parts within the design 3) Remove Tarnish: Here are 3 of my products I use, some tips on their uses and a few tricks I have learnt for cleaning tarnished silver and other metals: A) Renaissance Micro-crystalline Wax The Renaissance Micro-crystalline... Continue Reading →

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