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Watch the Boy on the Beach painting come to life

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I am quite shy so I don't like people watching me paint as art paintings, especially portraits go through many layers, before they actually look realistic. The more layers in fact, then the more realistic the features and skin will look: 
The Boy on the Beach

Where does Art Inspiration come from?

We all look at art and are amazed by the talent of the particular artist. However, Elle Smith, after being fascinated by her own art inspiration, will now investigate what inspires great art paintings.

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New animal artwork - Coming Soon


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Painting – “Pink Success”

An optimistic piece which is 300mm by 300mm – Oil on canvas.

VIDEO – Ring-Tailed Lemur of Madagascar

This video is such fun – the music has a beat which mimics the sashaying of the lemur! :)

PAINTING – “Crapaud Rouge de Madagascar”

This painting is an oil on canvas at 8 by 10 inches, of this unique frog which is endemic to Madagascar. He is also known as a “Tomato Frog” due to his bright colouring. 

PAINTING – “Bird of Paradise”

This oil painting reflects the colours and scenery of my paradise island, where time would simply “melt” away. Roll on the day when I can escape there! :)

ART – Giant Panda gets his balloon


Video – Music in the Dark

Do we listen carefully? Do we need to hear to understand? Do we actually understand what we see? Do we even need to see to understand what we see? This video embraces a deeper message, which I have tried to capture in my abstract painting of the same name. We listen to music and the […]

Last Night I did another “Guess Who?”


Final “Guess Who?” Trilogy

This charcoal sketch is the final one in the trilogy of 'Guess Who' by London Artist, Elle Smith. Can you tell who the famous face is in this sketch?


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