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.

Read more...

Artwork for Hobbies, Professions & Interests

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

Julie W. - USA

What others are saying...

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!

Kim Prowse
Kim Prowse
Port Coquitlam, BC - Canada

This is truly beautiful. Actually amazing!

This is truly beautiful. Actually amazing!

Jurica Lenard
Jurica Lenard
Zagreb - Croatia

Awesome and uplifting! Love it!

Awesome and uplifting! Love it!

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!

Ashley Warbritton
Ashley Warbritton
Ocean Springs, MS - USA

Lovely concept… never would have thought to use a guitar as the shape of a woman’s body but you did it so well!

Lovely concept... never would have thought to use a guitar as the shape of a woman's body but you did it so well!

Frederique Roy
Frederique Roy
Montreal, QC - Canada

Beautiful series, full of life and music.

Beautiful series, full of life and music.

Alexandros Koumpios
Alexandros Koumpios
Xylokastro, Ko - Greece

Beautiful work. I, love to play electric guitar, so the theme means something more to me.

Beautiful work. I, love to play electric guitar, so the theme means something more to me.

Brooks Garten Hauschild
Brooks Garten Hauschild
Ashland, OR - USA

This piece touches me as a musician, singer, songwriter & artist.

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......!

Elena Oleniuc
Elena Oleniuc
Brasov, Br - Romania

Beautiful work, well done!

Beautiful work, well done!

Nina Corbitt
Nina Corbitt
Banner Elk, NC - USA

So love the similarity in shape, genius! Cheers!

So love the similarity in shape, genius! Cheers!

Esther Roberts
Esther Roberts
Foster City, CA - USA

Striking synergy! Wow!!!

Striking synergy! Wow!!!