• 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 →

• 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 →

• 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 →

• 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 →

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 an amazing collection of working artists and selling through my representative galleries. Saying this, you always have to start somewhere and you... Continue Reading →

• Artist Inspiration: Which Living Artist Do you Admire? Maggie Hambling

This question, I feel, is like asking what my favourite film is. It is an endless list to choose from. I have to say that my love of pottery has led me to collect various examples of Carn pottery; however, my contemporary inspiration is the artist Maggie Hambling who I immensely respect. Multi-media Artist Maggie... Continue Reading →

• Introducing the 2017 Landscape Gems Collection by Laura H Elliott

Shown below are pieces from the 2017 'Landscape Gems Collection' designs. Every design contains a selection of ethically sourced selection of genuine gemstone, set in hand crafted metal clay designs. Each piece is available to be commissioned or purchased through my representatives:  Degree Art Gallery, London, UK: https://www.degreeart.com/artists/laura-elliott Fenster Art - Ann Parry-Walker, Canterbury, UK Flux... 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 →

• Curating the International Association of Two and Three Dimensional Artists (IATTDA)

About the IATTDA "The ‘International Association of Two and Three Dimensional Artists’ (IATTDA) was set-up, curated and run by artist Laura Elliott BA (Hons), Dip. The group stood for: Integrity, Quality and Diversity. Established in 2007, the IATTDA is a group of like-minded artists which support, encourage and promotes artists practicing in the areas of... 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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