I think there are a vast array of paints on the market and I thought I’d share with you my experience with certain brands/types of acrylic paints. This will include a few thoughts of what they are like to work with and the final effect you could anticipate. This is my opinion only and has … More • My Guide: What Acrylic Paint For Which Technique?
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
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 Guide: Saving Your Paint Brushes ~ Acrylic Paint I know our brushes will not last forever, but they are our tools of the trade and they last longer when cared for correctly. I have learned the hard way and now have 20+ year old brushes I use today, as I changed the way I … More • My Guide: Saving Your Paint Brushes
Disability is unique to everyone. This is no more so than with me. I have always been hesitant to speak about my disability, the reasons for this is complex and hard to explain. I hope to start a dialogue in this blog and to open this part of my life to move forward. I do … More • Art = Solice = Disability = Art = Freedom
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’
I think my own personal short answer is… yes. I know that artists are inspired by many experiences in life and that includes viewing and buying art. I have lost count of the inspirational exhibitions I have visited since my early teens. I have additionally spent joyful hours in smaller galleries and craft shops discovering … More • Do Artists Buy & Collect Art?