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

• Commission Your Own ‘Landscape Gems Collection’ Design

Commission a ‘Landscape Gems Collection’ design of your own with Laura H Elliott BA (Hons) What Does A Commission Offer and How Are They Presented? Every ‘Landscape Gems’ design created by Laura H Elliott is like a presentation and not just a design. I have been selling my work since 2006 and every design is … More • Commission Your Own ‘Landscape Gems Collection’ Design

• Artwork Focus: Before & After Firing of the ‘Landscape Gems Collection’ 

Artwork Focus: Before & After Firing of the ‘Landscape Gems Collection’ The process of creating each ‘Landscape Gems’ design is about 8 to 14 stages. The images below show you the piece after it has been designed, but before kiln firing, and then photographing for sale. It is often quite a transformation, from a lump … More • Artwork Focus: Before & After Firing of the ‘Landscape Gems Collection’ 

• 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 … More • Laura H Elliott’s Legal British Assay Office Hallmark

• So……*Why* Is Art As Important As A Bed In Your Home

A good question is *why* is art important in your life, wether you create art or collect it? Art being a therapy is a subject close to my heart, as I have struggled for decades with physical and mental health issues. I do not speak of it often in a public forum; however, my wish … More • So……*Why* Is Art As Important As A Bed In Your Home

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

• My Guide: The ‘Prometheus 7 Programmable Kiln PRO7 PRG’

My Guide: The Prometheus 7 Programmable Kiln PRO7 PRG Please note:I am not a safety advisor, just someone who is giving you some of my experiences on kiln gloves I have used. Always seek professional advice and speak to the manufacturer of any products you buy to check for suitability. A useful and informative health … More • My Guide: The ‘Prometheus 7 Programmable Kiln PRO7 PRG’

• Artist Interview: Degree Art Gallery Interview With Laura H Elliott BA (Hons)

Degree Art Gallery Artist Interview with Laura H Elliott BA (Hons) Date: 14th March 2017 Read my full Degree Art Gallery artist interview at: https://degreeart.com/blog/laura-h-elliott-energetic-art-featuring-emotional-content 1) Which art movement do you consider most influential on your practice? “The key influence in my work is from abstract expressionism, drawing inspiration from their energetic art featuring emotional … More • Artist Interview: Degree Art Gallery Interview With Laura H Elliott BA (Hons)

• My Guide: Metal Clay Supportive Medium Ideas

My Guide: Metal Clay Supportive Medium Ideas Supportive medium is a very useful tool for metal clay which is a hollow form or requires supporting during firing. Option 1) Wood Clay (Pre-mixed) http://www.artclayworld.com/product-p/f-055.htm “Wood Clay is a replacement for the previously used Cork Clay. As a comparison, the Wood Clay particle is much smaller and … More • My Guide: Metal Clay Supportive Medium Ideas

• Artwork Focus: Trying To Find My Artist Voice, Having My Artwork Put In The Skip & How I Was Inspired By Picasso

Artwork Focus: Trying To Find My Artist Voice, Having My Artwork Put In The Skip & How I Was Inspired By Picasso “It is always hard to start your journey as an artist, with my journey starting in 1992. It has taken me around the world and I have exhibited at some stunning galleries, with … More • Artwork Focus: Trying To Find My Artist Voice, Having My Artwork Put In The Skip & How I Was Inspired By Picasso

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

• ‘Landscape Gems Jewellery Collection’ stocked by the Nude Tin Can Gallery from January 2017

I am delighted to have my ‘Landscape Gems Jewellery Collection’ stocked from 7th January 2017 by the Nude Tin Can Gallery, Saint Albans, Hertfordshire. Web: http://www.nudetincan.gallery/ Address: 125 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 4JS Tel: 01727 569291 #nudetincangallery #laurahelliott #ntcg #ntc #metalclay #metalclayjewellery #laurahelliottart #metalart #saintalbans #hertfordshireart #art #artexhibitions All artworks & designs displayed … More • ‘Landscape Gems Jewellery Collection’ stocked by the Nude Tin Can Gallery from January 2017

• Abstract Expressionism: A Movement in Modern Art

Abstract Expressionism: A Movement In Art During 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, … More • Abstract Expressionism: A Movement in Modern Art

• Exhibition Focus: Global Reactive Art Exhibition 1st-27th May 2017

Global Reactive 2017 at the Mardleybury Gallery 1st – 27th May 2017 “I am delighted to announce the ‘Global Reactive Art Exhibition’ to be held throughout May 2017 at the Mardleybury Gallery curated by owner Marilyn Comparetto and our long-term colleague and friend Paulo Duarte Filipe.” What is Global Reactive and who is the poet Taro Aizu? … More • Exhibition Focus: Global Reactive Art Exhibition 1st-27th May 2017

• My Guide: The Worst Kiln Ever Bought & the Perfect Replacement Kiln

My Guide: The Worst Kiln Ever Bought and the Perfect Replacement Kiln It was back in 2012 that I took an exciting new step in my artistic works, by starting to create mini landscapes in metal clay. I then decided to buy a kiln; however, this was a step I did not properly research and … More • My Guide: The Worst Kiln Ever Bought & the Perfect Replacement Kiln

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

• Does an artist have to keep on creating the same ‘style’ or ‘type of work’?

Does an artist have to keep on creating the same ‘style’ or ‘type of work’? “I think this is a very personal aspect with each artist, that varies from person to person. I am a person who loves to explore all mediums, to give them a try. I always say to try a medium and … More • Does an artist have to keep on creating the same ‘style’ or ‘type of work’?