I get a lot of questions on my Instagram about my practice. So I thought it may be helpful to both my collectors, aspiring collectors and other artists to share a list of those FAQs. Here we go. Where did you learn to paint? This is one with a bit of a back story, so indulge me for a second! I am self taught. I actually studied Psychology at the University of Exeter because at the age of 18 I didn’t think I could make any money as an artist and had absolutely no idea what career I wanted to follow. I mean how many of us actually do at the age of 18? So anyway off I went to uni to study something I found interesting at A Level but let’s be honest, I had no intention of becoming a Psychologist. Surprise, surprise when I graduated and came back from travelling I was lost. In the first few months/years of trying to find a job I was suited for I floated from office job …
”Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring” This piece was heavily inspired by one of my all time favourite artists, Charmain Olivia. If you haven’t seen her awe inspiring work, you really need to.
These little bursts of colour are part of my latest challenge – 30 paintings in 30 days. They are infused with energy, embellished with gold leaf and pearl pigment and available on a first come first serve basis. Get in touch if you’d like your own ❤ Chat to me on Instagram @emilylouise_art http://www.emilylouiseheard.com 🌈
You can now purchase my artwork in the form of bags, pillows, mugs, notebooks, iPhone & Samsung cases, framed prints, metal prints and EVEN….leggings! It’s a crazy world we live in. Click here to browse my exciting new shop 🙂