March Incoming Tide, Achmelvich

March Incoming Tide, Achmelvich 20 x 16″ (50 × 40 × 4 cm) Original Painting – Mixed Media On Canvas Created from photo’s, sketches and video made at the beach in Achmelvich, Sutherland (Highlands of Scotland) in March 2014 (previously unseen on the website). We took a trip to the West Coast, travelling across the […]

Art Materials That Help Me Create

My recent studio re-organisation made me think about what art materials and equipment I really value (and what I don’t: hence the several bin bags of no-longer-needed media, sketches and other might-be-useful-one-day items that I cleared out of my working space). Art Materials I Love… I thought it could be fun to share a few of my favourite […]

Banteay Kdei

Mixed media on canvas, 40 x 28″ (100 x 70 x 3 cm) I worked on this from photos and memory of a visit to this temple in the Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia a couple of years ago (as part of a half-year of travelling adventure with my husband and children). The ruinous remains […]

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

16 x 20″ (40 × 50 × 3 cm) Mixed media on canvas. This was inspired by a variety of things – stately homes, draped textiles, embroidery, candlelight, the work of John Piper, ageing and fading… Random things that excited my magpie mind and came together in a fairly spontaneous abstract work. I was also […]

Evening, Koh Samui

Evening, Koh Samui

Evening, Koh Samui

12 x 12″ Mixed media on canvas. Painted from memory and photographs taken on the Thai island of Koh Samui, 2013. Painted using acrylic paint, acrylic spray paint and charcoal. SOLD

Nicki MacRae, Artist

The Way I Work

Nicki MacRae, Artist

It’s that time again, time to review the ~~ Artist Statement ~~, that most toe-curling of jobs – not least because its a rare person that enjoys writing about themselves, but also because you find yourself trying to condense years of work into just a few sentences, and because you really have to think about […]

Portrait of Freya, 2013 - Nicki MacRae

Portrait of Freya, 2013

Portrait of Freya, 2013 - Nicki MacRae

Study in mixed media on canvas board, A3.

Feather Duo 1

6 x 6″ (15 x 15 x 4cm) Original painting – mixed media on canvas (acrylic, spray paint, charcoal). A small, semi-abstracted canvas featuring two feathers. This series of petite paintings evolved from a simple sketch of a found feather, and the colours from winter sunset landscape paintings I had been working on previously. The […]

Decay 3

12 x 12″ (30.5 × 30.5 × 4 cm) Original Artwork – mixed media on canvas. Third in a series of abstracts which I created for a body of work named ‘Ruin’ . This work was exhibited at Eden Court, Inverness in September 2012. These works look at the many textures and unexpected colours found […]

Decay 1

8 x 20″ (21 x 51 x 4 cm) Original Painting – mixed media on canvas. Decay 1 is part of a series of abstracts created for ‘Ruin’ a body of work and an exhibition at Eden Court, Inverness in September 2012. These works explore the textures and unexpected colours found in peeling paint, aging […]