Sky Art Landscape Artist of the Year 2016

Tears and TV

Sky Art Landscape Artist of the Year 2016

I’m just posting this to say I’m sorry folks, I’m having to shut-up shop for a while (you might have noticed the little grey messages at the top of all the pages). Alas, things are still not good on the health front… After getting my inter-cranial pressures back to normal, after a year of saggy-brain-shinanigens (it’s […]

Dots No25

Dots is a vibrant and varied series of abstract paintings exploring the relationship between transparency and opacity, and plays with the idea of ‘spy holes’. It plays with colour, simulated and physical texture and makes intensive use of spray paints and stencilling. It’s roots are in my love of collecting ‘many alike’ objects into complex arrangements. […]

'Dots 1' painting by Nicki MacRae

Dots No1

'Dots 1' painting by Nicki MacRae

Dots is a vibrant and varied series of abstract paintings exploring the relationship between transparency and opacity, and plays with the idea of ‘spy holes’. It plays with colour, simulated and physical texture and makes intensive use of spray paints and stencilling. It’s roots are in my love of collecting ‘many alike’ objects into complex arrangements. […]

'Dots 12' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

Dots No12

'Dots 12' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

Dots is a vibrant and varied series of abstract paintings exploring the relationship between transparency and opacity, and plays with the idea of ‘spy holes’. It plays with colour, simulated and physical texture and makes intensive use of spray paints and stencilling. It’s roots are in my love of collecting ‘many alike’ objects into complex arrangements. […]

'Dots No9' painting by Nicki MacRae

Dots No9

'Dots No9' painting by Nicki MacRae

**SOLD** Dots is a vibrant and varied series of abstract paintings exploring the relationship between transparency and opacity, and plays with the idea of ‘spy holes’. It plays with colour, simulated and physical texture and makes intensive use of spray paints and stencilling. It’s roots are in my love of collecting ‘many alike’ objects into complex […]

'Dots 11' painting by Nicki MacRae

Dots No11

'Dots 11' painting by Nicki MacRae

Dots is a vibrant and varied series of abstract paintings exploring the relationship between transparency and opacity, and plays with the idea of ‘spy holes’. It plays with colour, simulated and physical texture and makes intensive use of spray paints and stencilling. It’s roots are in my love of collecting ‘many alike’ objects into complex arrangements. […]

'Blossom 4' painting by Nicki MacRae.

Blossom 4

'Blossom 4' painting by Nicki MacRae.

A canvas from 2014 which I had a sudden urge to completely rework (two years later) from a very loose abstracted imagining of cherry blossom, to a more representational painting of the same. The gardens of my house contain several blossoming tress, and every Spring I am inspired by the soft luminous blooms. On a deep […]

Frame and canvas - work in progress - Nicki MacRae Art

Ten Top Tips For Working with Acrylic Paints

Frame and canvas - work in progress - Nicki MacRae Art

I’ve been spending a lot of time in the studio over the last few weeks – finally my creative mojo seems to be back! Hooray! It’s prompted me to solve quite a few technical problems and really think about the way I work, so I thought it would be a great time to share my […]

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 […]