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Nicole Stevenson

Nicole Stevenson

Nicole studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1983-87 graduating with a BA(Hons) in Drawing and Painting, after which she attended the Bolton Institute from 1994-95 and obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education for Art & Design.

Since leaving further education, Nicole has been a working artist for over 30 years and has always been interested in life by the coast, guiding her to develop a whimsical, quirky style which reflect the romantic ideas we have when holidaying at the coast.

My paintings are illusions of a life spent scrying into the sparkle of water in harbours, canals and the sea.

I’m interested in light, reflecting on the water, the shadows and glows on boats and buildings. Reflective, refractive, translucence and luminous qualities that I try to convey by using layers of watercolour, high pigment acrylic paints, pure pigments, pearlescent inks and collage.

I spend time in the places I want to paint, doing smaller watercolour and ink paintings, charcoal ... [more]

Nicole Stevenson Mercato di Realto, Venice

Nicole Stevenson

Mercato di Realto, Venice

Mixed Media

Nicole Stevenson Palazzos along the Grand Canal

Nicole Stevenson

Palazzos along the Grand Canal

Mixed Media

Nicole Stevenson Venetian Gothic

Nicole Stevenson

Venetian Gothic

Mixed Media

Nicole Stevenson Built on Stilts, St Marks, Venice

Nicole Stevenson

Built on Stilts, St Marks, Venice

Mixed Media

Nicole Stevenson Palaces and Gondolas

Nicole Stevenson

Palaces and Gondolas

Mixed Media

Nicole Stevenson San Georgio Maggiore

Nicole Stevenson

San Georgio Maggiore

Mixed Media

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