Enhance your world with vibrant art

exuberant artworks & inspiring art workshops

Ready made art, commission work and bespoke workshops

ACRYLIC

Colourful and lively paintings on paper, canvas and wood. I often combine acrylic paint with other media and techniques such as ink, charcoal, pastel. collage and printing.

ILLUSTRATION

Bold yet sensitive ink drawing and watermedia. I like to combine free flowing ink drawing with loose colour washes of watercolour or liquid acrylic paint.

WATERCOLOUR

Non-traditional watercolour. I often work on photographic paper which enhances the luminosity of the paint. Drawing with a stick creates a freedom of line.

ART WORKSHOPS

Your turn to get creative. I will demonstrate my techniques and provide materials for you to experiment with in a relaxed and inspiring environment.

“Thanks Elspeth for a wonderful day. Any workshop run by any other artist would now have a LOT to live up to.” (Lorraine N, Perth)

Elspeth J Mackenzie

Artist, Illustrator and Creative Inspirer
Enhance your world with vibrant art

I am a Scottish visual artist and creative inspirer based in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. I love colour and texture and drawing and use various materials and techniques to capture the essence of my subject matter. I believe everyone should be given the opportunity to be creative and I get great pleasure organising and leading art workshops for all ages and abilities. I have over ten years experience in this field - including working with people with long term health conditions, such as stroke, dementia, chronic pain and MS.

  • Painting

    Vibrant and expressive artworks on paper and canvas - acrylic, watercolour and mixed media

  • illustration

    Colourful and lively pen and watercolour drawings in a loose freehand style

  • art workshops

    Inspiring and playful workshops that allow you to rediscover your creativity in a relaxed environment

Artworks

A few examples of my work
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Nature

Acrylic on box canvas
Modern and bold interpretation of flowers using spray paint and stencils
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Urban

Mixed media on paper
Leith Docks depicted using various materials and mark making tools
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Landscape

Acrylic on paper
Adriatic coastline from Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Figures

Acrylic on box canvas
Acrylic paint and ink create a sense of movement in space

Testimonials

“…exuberant, eager paintings bursting with colour…Elspeth has a vivid expressionistic style verging occasionally on the abstract.” (Scottish art critic)

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