Tag: Sweet Silhouette

The Little Prince

I used the silhouette of a photo of my grandson on a gessoed canvas for this piece. I applied torn pieces of an antiqued celestial map.  I then sanded it and glazed colors all over with acrylics and inks. Next, I built the window frame using molding paste. I glued the silhouette, planets, and words to the…

Solid Blank Canvas Woman

Background is created with inked cardboard.  The image is embossed on canvas then the flower is made from lace gathered together.

Music Was My First Love by Nikki Smith (Self Portrait)

Music Was My First Love is a self-portrait in my series of music-inspired digital watercolor paintings, featuring silhouettes of musical instruments and the human form.  This piece combines the silhouette of my back with elements of a guitar following my spine and the shape of my back as if it were a tattoo.  This is…

Guitar Siren (detail) by Nikki Smith

[Detail View] Guitar Siren is one of a series of music-inspired digital watercolor paintings, all created with silhouettes of musical instruments, often paired with the human form.  This piece combines the silhouette of a woman's back and a guitar.  It has won multiple competitions and, out of over 2.7 million pieces of artwork on FineArtAmerica.com,…

Embracing the Sunshine

"Embracing the Sunshine" is a 6" x 6" mixed media collage, showing silhouettes enjoying the outdoors on a sunny day–includes me with my kitty. my husband and a girl "embracing the sunshine".  I cut a corner of a painting I had done previously (acrylic on paper) and cut the silhouettes representing the three figures and cat that I wanted…

Evening Ritual

This piece contains silhouettes of my husband, myself and our two cats.  It shows us scrambling at night trying to get ready for the next day as well as the "Evening Ritual" which is feeding our kitties in separate areas before they got to sleep for the night.  They were so wild in the evenings…

Found Poetry (detail view) by Nikki Smith

A close-up view showing some of the found poetry and details in my self-portrait.  The poetry in this photo includes: "she lickedsome rainfrom her lipsin slow-motion arcsa sudden thoughta kiss. a smile.memory" "I imagine no more words were necessary" "Very striking eyesfixed on mine.the faraway lookthe promise" "'I was dreaming,' andI never woke upI'd found…

Found Poetry Self-Portrait by Nikki Smith

This self-portrait silhouette is full of "found poetry."  I rescued a severely damaged and abandoned book and upcycled it into fine artwork, selecting a word here and there and piecing them into unique, original poems and stories.  Here are a few samples of my poetry: "one raindrop fell,and then many,a perfect circle expandedperhaps a little…

Street Fashion #11

My entry for the sweet silhouette challenge. This is #11 in my Street Fashion series. The rest of the series can be seen on my blog:  http://jessicaloughrey.blogspot.com/search/label/street%20fashion