The Weeknd, Portrait by Nikki Smith

The Weeknd Portrait

Portait of The Weeknd, Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, by Nikki Smith. In a private collection. Giving some love to a talented singer/songwriter, The Weeknd – Abel Makkonen Tesfaye! I’ve been listening to his music while I paint this week. Music is an integral part of my artwork and my creative fuel. So fun to paint his portrait while listening to him …

Songbird, copyright Nikki Smith, inspired by Fleetwood Mac

Day 6: Songbird

Day 6: Songbird “Songbird” by Nikki Smith, Inspired by Fleetwood Mac’s “Songbird” which always tugs on my heartstrings: “For you, there’ll be no more crying For you, the sun will be shining And I feel that when I’m with you It’s alright, I know it’s right To you, I’ll give the world To you, I’ll never be cold ‘Cause I feel …

Leaving on a Jet Plane - Night Flight, copyright Nikki Smith

Day 5 – Black and White

Day 5: Leaving on a Jet Plane – Night Flight After playing with art supplies I rarely use and making a bit of a mess (but no complete paintings), I took a walk with my family and enjoyed a relaxing day off. No teaching Kindergarten, no doing laundry, no checking email. Ahhh – that was what I needed. So, today …

Catching Moonlight, copyright Nikki Smith

Day 3: 100 Day Art Challenge

Day 3: Catching Moonlight Catching Moonlight by Nikki Smith: Day 3 of the #Pixels100DayChallenge. Art and music are always intertwined for me. I’m feeling infinite, catching that moonlight… “Stepping into the darkness I know that I will find my way Hey hey hey hey You know I love the night Too much to ever be afraid Hey hey hey hey Feeling …

Leaving on a Jet Plane by Nikki Smith

Day 2: 100 Day Art Challenge

Day 2: Leaving on a Jet Plane My Day 2 entry in the #Pixels100DayChallenge is: “Leaving on a Jet Plane” by Nikki Smith, inspired by a song of the same name by John Denver: “So kiss me and smile for me Tell me that you’ll wait for me Hold me like you’ll never let me go ‘Cause I’m leavin’ on …