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:
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.
An optimistic piece which is 300mm by 300mm – Oil on canvas.
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.
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 […]
This memory has been captured in a bubble for a friend who lives in Zambia! :) The artwork is only 8 by 10 inches, but I think it is a stunning way to keep this memory alive and fresh forever.
I have just finished my compact painting of this critically endangered species. You will probably remember the sketch from a few weeks ago. Well, what a difference now that I have “painted him in”. He looks too realistic for words, as his eyes seem to look deeply at you :) Please do not forget to […]
…is about a sea of love, like a blanket of pink flowers spiced delicately with touches of lilac, red and gold. I think this oozes love… :)