Category: ART FEATURE

ART FEATURE: BELLA DONNA

Bella Donna by Nicholas Harper

Reading Time: 3 minutesI rarely paint anyone famous or part of the pop culture lexicon. When I do it’s usually if not always someone infamous, think serial killers, assassins, porn stars. Sirhan Sirhan (shot Robert Kennedy) and Squeaky Fromme (member of the Manson…

ART FEATURE: MYSTA

Mysta (La Femme Noire Series) by Nicholas Harper

Reading Time: 1 minuteMysta is one of my newest pieces in the La Femme Noire series in which I celebrate all things mystical within the sacred feminine. Mysta is a Latin word that means priest or priestess of the sacred rites of divine…

ART FEATURE: AMELIE

Amelie by Nicholas Harper

Reading Time: 1 minuteThis is an old painting that a friend reminded me of last night. Our conversation reminded me that each painting I make is like a part of my soul. When the painting is purchased, as this one was years ago,…

ART FEATURE: PRELUDE #3

graphite drawing of a woman with a halo by Nicholas Harper entitled prelude

Reading Time: 1 minuteTitle: Prelude no. 3 Process/medium: Watercolor stained archival paper, doodled upon with graphite, tickled by the flame of a vintage red candle and submerged in near boiling temperature wax.

ART FEATURE: PRELUDE #2

Prelude # 2 by Nicholas Harper

Reading Time: 1 minuteTitle: Prelude no. 2 Process/medium: Watercolor stained archival paper, doodled upon with graphite, tickled by the flame of a vintage red candle and submerged in near boiling temperature wax.

FILM: BELLA DONNA

BELLA DONNA FILM

Reading Time: 1 minuteThis was a short movie I made about three years ago showing the progress of my painting Bella Donna.  If the girl in the dress looks familiar it should, as it was my rendering of a painting by Mark Ryden.…

ART FEATURE: METANOIA

METANOIA BY NICHOLAS HARPER

Reading Time: 2 minutesSince I took the time to post my painting Metanoia while shrouded in bubble wrap, I thought it perhaps prudent to share with you what the painting actually looks like. Also, this might be a good opportunity to share some…