Artwork Inspired by Music & Color

"Exquisite!!! I can hear the music."

Kyle Wood, Garland, TX, USA

Artist Nikki Smith with her self-portrait "Music Was My First Love" and painting "Pride Not Prejudice."

Featured Artwork

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (Self Portrait) by Nikki Smith
"Where the Ocean Meets the Sky" copyright Nikki Smith; all rights reserved.
"Blackbird Singing in the Dead of Night" copyright Nikki Smith. Inspired by The Beatles' song lyrics.
Music Was My First Love, Self Portrait by Nikki Smith

Music Was My First Love, Self Portait
(Available in Black and White here)
*Featured in a national billboard campaign for Pixels/Fine Art America.
Currently in Houston, Texas on I-45 North.

Deep Dives – Behind the Scenes

Music, mental health and art.

A self-portrait (soon to be series) inspired by songs.

There have been times recently when I feel like I’m holding myself together so I don’t fall apart. My mental, physical and financial health aren't where I’d like them to be. I’m exhausted, but I’m here and I'm not going anywhere.

So, from life, art. Here is my latest self portrait, “Holding Myself Together” which was inspired by this challenging year and a wonderful song that’s helping me get through it one day at a time.

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Artwork for Hobbies, Professions & Interests

"I'm surprising my husband with a gallery wall of these prints!"

Julie W. - USA

What others are saying...

Lianne Schneider
Lianne Schneider
Strykersville, NY - USA

Love your textures – as well as your beautiful choice of colors. The idea of music in one’s soul is especially meaningful to me. Fabulous work!

Love your textures - as well as your beautiful choice of colors. The idea of music in one's soul is especially meaningful to me. Fabulous work!

Marie Gale
Marie Gale
Montreal, QC - Canada

Absolutely gorgeous Nikki…love the movement in this…and the message is such a precious one……!

Absolutely gorgeous Nikki...love the movement in this...and the message is such a precious one......!

Melissa Bittinger
Melissa Bittinger
Greensboro, NC - USA

This image has a ga-gillion comments but I don’t care…it’s one of my favorites.

This image has a ga-gillion comments but I don't care...I want to say it's one of my favorite images. I love the entire gallery of Music Lovers, so creative, colorful, sensual and pretty!

Amy Tyler
Amy Tyler
Spring Hill, TE - USA

Love your work, Nikki! This one is so gorgeous!

Love your work, Nikki! This one is so gorgeous!

Jurica Lenard
Jurica Lenard
Zagreb - Croatia

Awesome and uplifting! Love it!

Awesome and uplifting! Love it!

Tyler Robbins
Tyler Robbins
Austin, TX - USA

Digital art at its’ very finest..bravo!

Nikki...this is amazing! Digital art at its' very finest..bravo!

May Ling Yong
May Ling Yong
Adma, Ke - Lebanon

Gorgeous!!! This series is just so beautiful, Nikki!!!

Gorgeous!!! This series is just so beautiful, Nikki!!!

Kim Galluzzo
Kim Galluzzo
Brooklyn, CT - USA

Wow… great creative mind you have… this is awesome!

Wow... great creative mind you have... this is awesome!

Bryan Allen
Bryan Allen
Oak Beach, NE - USA

Digital Art

One hears the expression Digital Art used a lot but this sort of handling seems to really deserve the name. Great job!

Marie Christine Belkadi
Marie Christine Belkadi
Los Angeles, CA - USA

Beautiful Combo!

Beautiful Combo! I'm married to a great guitar guru so I heart particularly this painting.

Nina Corbitt
Nina Corbitt
Banner Elk, NC - USA

So love the similarity in shape, genius! Cheers!

So love the similarity in shape, genius! Cheers!

Alethea McKee
Alethea McKee
Otis Orchards, WA - USA

I-L-O-V-E-T-H-I-S!! Great concept and colors!

I-L-O-V-E-T-H-I-S!! Great concept and colors!