Watch the Boy on the Beach painting come to life


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

What relevance has food to art inspiration?


What relevance does food have to art inspiration?

Strange though it may seem my art inspiration was being drawn from food yesterday, as I was taken on a roller coaster trip reminiscing down memory lane. It all happened when I had a memory of "Manchester Tart". Many of you will probably be thinking "What is Manchester Tart?"

Manchester Tart  

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.

art inspiration

Two rare endangered Amur Leopard Cubs born at Twycross Zoo

Well, there is some news that is always welcome and this is especially so, as the Amur Leopard is a critically endangered species with only about 70 in Russia and China. This is why I was inspired to create an Amur cub in one of my animal oil paintings.

amur leopard cub endangered

Social Intelligence - Is it a Vital Skill for our leaders?


There is much talk about different intellectual skills for our leaders, and social intelligence is emerging as a new buzz concept.

social intelligence

New Artistic Website is finally here!

The new website is complete and the creativity of Elle Smith now has an artistic and creative home.

new website inspired by elle artist creative

Designing a Gift Box for Something Beautifully Creative

Love is truly in the air

BREXIT - Truly shows no man is an island!

"The path from love to hate..."

"The path from love to hate..."

"If you cannot say something nice, then don't say anything at all!"

"If you cannot say something nice, then don't say anything at all!"

Positivity breeds goodness

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