mixed media, Pattern, shapes

New bright abstract artwork

Hello everyone! My sincere apologises for the lack of posts recently. Having moved house in the summer, all of my art materials have been packed away in boxes for some time..... Thank fully I am now slowly unpacking them and hope to get back into posting. This is a piece I completed this week. I… Continue reading New bright abstract artwork

nicola-rowe-designs-mixed-media-art-botanical-hair
black & white, Botanical hair, doodles, floral, mixed media, Pattern, shapes, watercolour, zentangle

Botanical zendoodle art hair woman

Hello folks! This week I have been trying out a new direction in terms of style. Well, it's not completely new........I first tried out this style a few years back but never really took it very far. So this week I have made a return to the botanical /zendoodle/floral/leaves style hair. I was inspired to… Continue reading Botanical zendoodle art hair woman

Abstract, art, paint

Abstract artists that I love and want to share!

I wanted to share some images of artists work that I absolutely LOVE and I'm sure you will too. They need little introduction, as their work speaks for itself. I hope you enjoy and it gives you some inspiration to want to get creating! All of these images were taken from Pinterest, so I have… Continue reading Abstract artists that I love and want to share!

chris-cozen-artist
Artists, collage, mixed media, Videos

Amazing mixed media work from Golden Colour artist Chris Cozen

I discovered a new artist this week while doing some research into acrylic painting techniques and I really wanted to share this artists work with you as I think her art is simply gorgeous.  She isn't new in the sense that she has just started making art, in fact she has been making art for… Continue reading Amazing mixed media work from Golden Colour artist Chris Cozen

Mixed media leaves
mixed media, watercolour

Mixed media leaves artwork

I wanted to share a piece I completed recently. It is a mixed media piece of some leaves with the quote "Be Unique". I like this quote because it's a reminder to be 'yourself' when creating art and just create what it is that you, yourself like and not what other people like. A close… Continue reading Mixed media leaves artwork

mixed media
Abstract, mixed media, watercolour

Mixed media abstract high contrast piece

I wanted to share this piece with you this we that I recently finished. This has been a piece that I have done without any plan of where I wanted it to end up. It's a lot more complex and higher contrast than some of my pieces, but I'm liking the bright colours! Hopefully you… Continue reading Mixed media abstract high contrast piece

whimsical bird and girl mixed media illustration
mixed media, whimsical

Mixed media whimsical girl and bird in progress

I hope you all had a good Christmas and new year! I have been spending this week sketching  out a whimsical girl and bird that I was inspired to do, after reading the 'Creative Girl' book by Danielle Donaldson, which I received as a Christmas present. First I started by rough sketching a girl onto plain… Continue reading Mixed media whimsical girl and bird in progress

Mixed media art in progress
Abstract

Mixed media works in progress

This week I have been trying to spend some time on a few of the many unfinished pieces I have lying around. So I thought I would get them out and do some much needed colouring and finishing off!   When I am finished with these pieces, they will be added to my portfolio page… Continue reading Mixed media works in progress

Make art that sells blog image
Lilla Rogers, MATS Bootcamp, mixed media

My artwork featured on Make Art That Sells blog!

So a few months ago, as part of the Make Art That Sells Bootcamp ecourse I was doing, we were asked to create a 'Manifesto' showing the things we had learned from the course and therefore how we could describe the course to someone else in visual means. Each person who created art for this… Continue reading My artwork featured on Make Art That Sells blog!

Mixed media abstract art
Abstract, collage, ecourse, Lilla Rogers, MATS Bootcamp, mixed media

New artwork added to Gallery

I wanted to share some artwork I added to my gallery page. Most of my pieces are mixed media and include a variety of mediums and /or collage. These first two pieces I created for Lilla Rogers Make Art That Sells (MATS) Bootcamp ecourse this year. The plates were done for the May assignment for… Continue reading New artwork added to Gallery

Step 1 making the collage background with printed black and white text
collage, mixed media, Tutorials

Collage & mixed media fairy and butterflies

Here is another step by step tutorial showing the piece of art I have been working on this week. I don't usually draw/paint faces AT ALL because up to now, I have never felt comfortable doing them, yet when I do paint them, I always enjoy it. How weird?! I think I just need more… Continue reading Collage & mixed media fairy and butterflies

art, collage, mixed media

Mixed media collage artwork

This week I have been working on a mixed media collage piece using a limited colour palette (something I usually find really hard to do!). I challenged myself to create a background using printed images of vintage text and then creating some artwork over the top. After printing off some vintage text onto white paper,… Continue reading Mixed media collage artwork

mixed media art
collage, mixed media

Finished Mixed media abstract art

So here are my two pieces of mixed media art that I have created recently. I wanted to show what the completed artwork now looks like. Below is the second piece of mixed media art I have finished. I used black ink pen and a white gel pen to add details to the flowers and… Continue reading Finished Mixed media abstract art

mixed media art
collage, mixed media

Mixed Media Art

New artwork I'm currently working on this month. The first one is an abstract piece created using acrylics and white gel pen for the detail.