• If Only Trees Could Talk

If only trees could talk "It was an article in the Telegraph that made me think about how beautiful trees are and how long they have stood, watching over us. Standing through hundreds or thousands of years, watching the world change so much. I know I treasure the trees in the U.K. and know I... Continue Reading →

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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 →

• 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 →

• My First Painting Commission of the ‘Landscape Moods Collection’

My First Painting Commission of the Landscape Moods Collection: 'Tribal Grounds', New York Above: 'Tribal Grounds' Commission My first commission was inspired by the 1st piece in the 'Landscape Moods Collection' titled 'Torn' (shown below): Above: 'Landscape Moods 1: Torn' by © Laura H Elliott My collector saw the first painting and adored the composition... 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 →

• Review: Suffragettes & Art

Review: Suffragettes & Art The Guardian published an article that artist Gillian Wearing will be first woman to create a statue for the public space, with her monument to Millicent Fawcett at Trafalgar Square, London. The reason for my personal excitment is that it is that it will be a female figure, but also a... Continue Reading →

• Exhibition Focus: ‘Stimulus’ with Art Number 23

Exhibition Focus: 'Stimulus' with Art Number 23 at The Municipal Art Gallery of Piraeus, Greece 26th-30th June 2017 I am pleased to be exhibiting with an artist run exhibition programme called 'Art Number 23': 'Stimulus' Modular + Space About Laura H Elliott's work at the exhibition: "The 'Landscape Moods Collection' has been driven forward in by further exploring... Continue Reading →

• Art Inspiration: Drawing Inspiration From Films & Comics Like Marvel ‘Dr. Strange’

I recently saw the stunningly visual film from Marvel titled 'Dr. Strange'. Originally written in comics, this film translated such drawings and storylines into an exciting mixture of visuals for me to digest, especially as an artist. The image below is an drawing from one of the comics which represents how another dimension in the... Continue Reading →

• My Journey: Disability

Disability is unique to everyone and I am no exception. How does your disability effect you? I suffer from multiple conditions, the most damaging is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The pain is debilitating and restricts my life, including that it has a 'knock on effect' on everyday parts of my life; therefore, it affects my abilities... Continue Reading →

• Exhibition Focus: The Link Gallery ‘International Women’s Day’ ~ 7th-28th March 2017

The Link Gallery is hosting a collaborative exhibition celebrating, inspired by and reflecting on International Women’s Day 2016. This exhibition will run 7th – 28th March 2017 and is open to the public free of charge. About my featured artworks:  Artwork One: ‘Shedding Punk’d Viper'(below) "Shedding Punk’d Viper is a play on the combination of... Continue Reading →

• ‘Shedding Neon’ brings a new wave of drama to the ‘Landscape Moods Collection’

Above: 'Shedding Punk'd Viper' and 'Dodge Punk'd Viper' “Laura Elliott’s 'Landscape Moods Collection' mixed media paintings reflect her desire to be constantly challenging and developing her work, which is taking a colourful leap forward in 2017. Her new body of mixed media paintings will explore surface textures and patterns, outline shapes and softer lines by... 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 →

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