Nikki Marie Smith - Fine Artist

Nikki Marie Smith

Bryan, TX - United States

 
 
 

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Nikki Marie Smith

Bryan, TX - United States

Nikki Marie Smith - Fine Artist

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About Nikki Marie Smith

I am an artist, a mother, and an entrepreneur. My artwork and tutorials are regularly featured in Cloth Paper Scissors and Cloth Paper Scissors PAGES magazines. I am following my passions and creating art that I love for the sheer joy of it! I hope it resonates with you as well.

For a glimpse behind-the-scenes and to see more of my artwork, including my one-of-a-kind artist books, newest pieces, works in progress, tutorials and more, please visit my blog at: http://BookSmithStudio.com

I love meeting fellow artists and art lovers! Join me on my blog, Google Plus, Twitter and FaceBook, or sign-up for my Newsletter. I look forward to connecting with you!

In 2013 I was awarded the FAA Artistic Merit Award, fondly referred to as the 'Tony Award.' I am truly honored to be recognized by my peers for my artistic talents!

I believe music and art have the power to move and inspire; to change the way we see the world. My award winning Music Lovers series combines my passions for music, art and self-expression in a signature style uniquely my own. I've had so much fun creating this series, everything from brainstorming ideas, photography, and getting my hands dirty creating mixed-media backgrounds, textures and elements, to working with the digital techniques that bring it all together. There are no shortcuts or magic buttons; each piece is built up layer by layer and stroke by stroke. I've been told (more than once) that you can hear the music when you look at the artwork in this series; I certainly do. They are perfect for any music lover or musician!

As a natural extension of this series, I am creating a Dance-inspired series using the same signature style. After all, when I hear music my body moves and my spirits lift. Dancing is often inevitable!

Of course, like any mixed-media artist my interests do not stop there. I am passionate about creating hand-made, one-of-a-kind artist books. I experiment with a variety of materials and processes in my art. I also teach and write tutorials to share my techniques with other artists. One of many tutorials published in Cloth Paper Scissors magazine this year demonstrates how I create my award winning 'Wee Planets.' I discovered Wee Planets as an art form several years ago and fell in love. It is a way of viewing a rural or urban scene as a mini world unto itself, turning the ordinary into the extraordinary and unexpected. You can imagine yourself exploring a whole new planet with no rules except those you write yourself.

Escape. Dream. Believe.


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360 degree panorama photos re-imagined as mini-planets.

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Miami Planet
 

Wee Miami Planet by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee San Francisco Planet
 

Wee San Francisco Planet by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee La Silla Cloudscape Planet
 

Wee La Silla Cloudscape Planet by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Chicago Sunrise Planet
 

Wee Chicago Sunrise Planet by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Chapel Ruins
 

Wee Chapel Ruins by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Manhattan Planet - Artist Rendition
 

Wee Manhattan Planet - Artist Rendition by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Planet Wee Montreal Quebec
 

Planet Wee Montreal Quebec by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Planet Wee San Diego California by Night
 

Planet Wee San Diego California by Night by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Planet Wee San Fransisco 1906 Fire
 

Planet Wee San Fransisco 1906 Fire by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Sequoia Night Sky Planet View
 

Wee Sequoia Night Sky Planet View by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Paris Twilight Planet
 

Wee Paris Twilight Planet by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Lake Vuoksa Twin Islands
 

Wee Lake Vuoksa Twin Islands by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Rossnowlagh Beach
 

Wee Rossnowlagh Beach by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Planet Wee Path
 

Planet Wee Path by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Downtown Bryan
 

Wee Downtown Bryan by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Football
 

Wee Football by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Blue Marble 2012 Planet Earth
 

Blue Marble 2012 Planet Earth by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Planet Mars via Phoenix Mars Lander
 

Planet Mars via Phoenix Mars Lander by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Blue Marble 2012 - Eastern Hemisphere of Earth
 

Blue Marble 2012 - Eastern Hemisphere of Earth by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Tongariro Volcanoes
 

Wee Tongariro Volcanoes by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Hong Kong Planet
 

Wee Hong Kong Planet by Nikki Marie Smith

Nikki Marie Smith - Wee Manhattan Planet
 

Wee Manhattan Planet by Nikki Marie Smith

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