Bespoke Art from North Yorkshire

Vicki Davidson Art

Bright, dynamic and inspiring artwork from the heart of North Yorkshire. Vicki depicts animals, portraits and landscapes in bold tonal contrasts and in a variety of medium, including oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolour and charcoal.
Vicki’s work attracts customers from around the world.

 

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Snowfall Hare

Living North Christmas Fair 2021

11th - 14th November, York Racecourse Whether you are looking for the best fresh produce for your Christmas lunch, or the ideal present from handpicked independent retailers to give a loved one on Christmas morning, you will be able to find it all conveniently under one roof. Free parking on site Entry via tickets only - please see https://www.livingnorth.com/events/christmas    ...
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Designer Makers Market

29th & 30th October 2021 The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn, North Yorkshire        Designer Makers Market is a well established event that showcases the very best designers and craftspeople from around the region. The emphasis is on original and contemporary work. The perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping - or chance to treat yourself maybe?! Some makers...
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A Winter Wonderland 2021

Friday 10th & Saturday 11th December
Tennants, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

In association with Living Magazine, Tennants presents their annual Christmas fair

CLIENT COMMENTS

Testimonials

You are so talented, the detail is beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing your work.

Vicki, I absolutely feel like crying. It’s amazing, so perfectly connected to the Hope wall. I can’t stop looking at it! Really beautiful. It makes me believe we can get rainbow paint!

Our little hare friend arrived safely and appears quite happy with his new home! And we, his new caretakers, couldn’t be more thrilled with him and delighted with your brilliant work!! He’s even more gorgeous than in the pictures. I am over the moon.

My father-in-law isn’t often moved to shed a few tears but your portrait certainly did just that. As birthday presents go I think you nailed it for him!

Just awesome Vicki. The movement you create and use of colour are stunning.

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THE ARTIST

About Vicki

Vicki Davidson is an artist with a passion for bright, dynamic and inspirational art. Always keen to experiment, Vicki works in oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolour, charcoal…and anything she can get her hands on to make a mark really! Subjects include portraits, animals (especially hares!) and, more recently, landscapes.

Although Vicki studied art and design at ‘A’ Level, a busy career in nursing has left little time for her passion. Vicki’s nursing career has taken her around the world, including London, Australia, an African expedition and even some time in a Field Hospital during her time as a reservist with the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps. Now her two children are growing up, and needing her less, Vicki has decided to pursue her passion for art.

In 2017 Vicki started sharing her work on social media and in a few select local galleries. The artwork has rapidly generated a keen interest, resulting in commissions and requests for prints of the work. Vicki still works as a nurse for the NHS, currently a Clinical Matron at The Friarage Hospital in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. Vicki, originally from Dartmoor in Devon, lives on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with her husband and two children.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

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🎨 Work in progress…….

This is my latest large painting up on the easel. Acrylic paints on cotton canvas 90cm x 90cm.
@goldenpaints @theartshops 

Time for art has been a little limited recently as I’m being a busy 🐝 at work, in the midst of some home improvements and a taxi service for two hectic teenagers! 🚕 

I have also taken on a few limited commission pieces; all at the planning stages behind the scenes, and each very different but equally as exciting.

I sometimes feel frustrated that I can’t complete as much art as I would like (and I’m brimming with ideas!) but then I remind myself how far I’ve come in a short space of time. It’s all a careful juggling act! 🤹 

Hopefully I can share the finished piece with you in the next few weeks.

Anyone else running their art business as a side hustle? How do you find the juggling act? 

#jugglinglife #busymum #mumofteenagers #nurse #nhs #makethemostoflife #noregrets #artmakesmehappy #ilovethislife #reflective #highlandcow #paintingbold #workinprogress #wip #wipart #lifesrichtapestry #challenge #challenging #acrylicpainting #goldenpaints #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart
Anyone else love sketching?

I’ve rather fallen in love with sketching, especially watercolour and ink. Quick, spontaneous and lots of fun 💦 🖌 🎨 

Thanks to @suecrosswildlife for endless and wonderful inspiration 💕 

#hareart #sketching #hare #wildlife #sketchbook #watercolour #inktober #inktober2021 #animalart #alwayssketching #ilovethis #happyspace #vickidavidsonart
‘Regal Hare’

Created with @unisoncolour soft pastels. 

I’ve not used my pastels for quite a while as I’ve been experimenting with lots of different materials and techniques. I do miss the spontaneity and tactile nature of this wonderful medium however so may need to get my pastel set out again very soon!

This image is available as a fine art print or greeting card and can be purchased online.

#hareart #autumncolours #fall #hare #artistsoninstagram #vickidavidsonart #vickidavidson #giftideas #artforsale #artprints #homedecorideas #softpastels #pastelart #unisonpastels
SALE ends midnight tonight, so you will need to be ‘Speedy’ to make the most of a fantastic 20% off EVERYTHING special offer.

My range of quality greeting cards are extremely popular. All are blank for your own message.

🌟 Coupon code: weekend20 🌟 

#cyclingart #pastelart #cycling #racingbike #greetingcard #sendacarddeliverasmile #northyorkshireartist #vickidavidson
Thanks for your orders this weekend 💕 

The sale runs until Sunday night so still plenty of time to get a fabulous 20% off ALL online orders.
Just use code ‘weekend20’ 

This little cutie watercolour ‘chook’ is available in the sketches, drawings and small paintings section. 

I hope you’re having a good weekend so far?

#artist #watercolour #artforsalebyartist #inkandwash #chook #chicken #sale #bargainart #artforthewall #artprints #greetingcards #thankyouforyoursupport❤️
🌟 Sale weekend! 🌟 

20% off all online orders this weekend 😃 

Coupon code: weekend20

Please treat yourself, or someone special, to that piece of artwork, print or greeting card you have had your eye on for a little while.

I have recently added some new works in the ORIGINAL sketches, drawings and small paintings section and these don’t hang around long so chance to grab a bargain.

Sale ends midnight Sunday ⏰ 

#artwork #watercolour #acrylicpainting #animalart #artsale #art #artistsoninstagram #northyorkshireartist #vickidavidson  #artforsalebyartist #creative #colourfulart #happyart #shoppingideas #giftideas
This popular print of ‘Caught in the Headlights’ is now available in three print sizes (🌟new large print just added to the range!🌟).
You can also choose a greeting card in this design. 

Created with thick applications of vibrant acrylic paints, I had the original framed in a beautiful charcoal frame. It didn’t hang around long on the gallery wall @animalartgallery !

This image is also available as a fabulous diamond painting via @diamondartstudiouk 💎 
As the nights draw in, I totally recommend diamond painting as a very relaxing and enjoyable hobby.

#stag #acrylicpainting #modernart #colour #antlers #artprints #artprintsforsale #vickidavidson #diamondpainting #diamondpaintingaddict
This popular autumnal 🍂 print is now available in three sizes! (New large size just added to shop 😃)
Prices start from just £25

All of my fine art prints are signed and professionally mounted.

Also available as an A5 greeting card. 💌

Shop online now 🖥 
www.vickidavidson.com

#autumn #fall #watercolour #watercolorpainting #northyorkshireartist #hareart #hare #wildlife #countryliving #countryside #fineartprints #vickidavidson
🌟 New product!!! 🌟 

‘Sunset Hare’ now available as a greeting card. Purchase online (website link in bio)
All cards only £2.50

Prints of this image will be available very soon……

#greetingscards #greetingcard #sendacarddeliverasmile #post #mail #royalmail #northyorkshireartist #hare #sunset #hareart #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart
I’ve started to sort through some of the Highland Cow photographs I took on holiday this summer.

I’ll start with some sketches and then hopefully some larger paintings. 

Anyone else a Coo fan?! 

This is watercolour and ink on #hahnemühle cold pressed watercolour paper (140llbs).

I’m really into ink and watercolour sketches at the moment, in case you hadn’t already noticed! 😆 

Eventually the sketches will be mounted and added to my website. DM if you can’t wait. 💕

#highlandcow #highlands #skye #scotland #🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #sketch #sketching #inkandwatercolor #watercolorpainting #watercolour #vickidavidson #northyorkshireartist #cowpainting #cowart
Just having fun!
 
Ink and watercolour 

#illustration #inkandwatercolour #creative #sketching #drawing #bookillustrator #sketchbook #painting #chicken #chook #feathers #farming #farm #eggs #artistsoninstagram #chickensofinstagram #🐓 #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart #northyorkshireartist
Chook!
🐓 

Watercolour and ink 

I’ve used quite a lot of artistic licence from a variety of references.
🎨 

#chicken #chickenartwork #feathers #watercolour #painting #creative #illustrate #illustration #artistsofinstagram #northyorkshireartist #farmlife #farming #eggs #farmanimals #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart
Bee! 🐝 
🔴 SOLD

Acrylic on paper

#bee #beeart #insect #bumblebee #savethebees #savethebees🐝 #🐝 #acrylicpainting #goldenacrylics #cute #cutepainting #northyorkshireartist #vickidavidson
Hopefully this will give you an idea of the scale of this painting.
90cm x 90cm

The painting is still drying (oil takes quite a while to dry! ⏰) but I will organise prints and cards when I can. I’ll let you know when they’re available.

I’m the meantime, you can take advantage of 15% off all online orders this bank holiday weekend.
🌟 🌟 Code:vicki15 🌟 🌟 
Ends midnight Monday ⏰ 

Enjoy!!

#northyorkshireartist #vickidavidson #animalartist #animalsofinstagram #hareart #hare #oilpainting #painting #interiordesign #artforthewall #statementart #orangepaint #sunsetpainting #artistsoninstagram
🧡 Latest painting 🧡 

This is another BIG & BOLD painting.
Oil on stretched cotton canvas.
90cm x 90cm

🌟 I also have 15% off all website orders this bank holiday weekend 😃 
Code: vicki15
Ends midnight Monday ⏰ 

Thank you to @suecrosswildlife for another incredible reference 📸 🙏 

#northyorkshireartist #sunset #hare #hareart #oilpainting #bold #oilpaint #artistsoninstagram #haresofinstagram #artforthewall #artforsale #boldart #artwork #painting #creative #orangepaint #whiskers #animalart #wildlifeart #vickidavidson
Sneak peek of my latest painting.

Just a few final adjustments to make, hope I don’t ruin it, and then I will share with you.

I can tell you; oil on canvas and big and bold! 🧡 

#sneakpeek #artistsoninstagram #oilpainting #orangepaint #oiloncanvas #artistsoninstagram #oilpainting #northyorkshireartist #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart
I usually do some little sketches and drawings in preparation for larger paintings. This is often in a sketchbook 📕, but here is a collection all in one piece.

These sketches are created with ink , watercolour and gouache. 
Sheet measures 56cm x 76cm 
Prestige, acid-free watercolour paper.

All inspired by the incredible photography of @suecrosswildlife 📸 🙏 

#sketches #sketchesforsale #sketching #drawing #animalillustration #inkandwash #watercolour #watercolor #aquarelle #northyorkshireart #animalart #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart #artforsale #artforsalebyartist #somethingforthehome #giftideas

News from Vicki

Latest Blogs

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Art in the Pen 2021

After the disappointment of cancelled events in 2020 (no explanation required as to the reason for this!) it felt wonderful to be back at an art fair and my first experience of the very well respected and established 'Art in the Pen'. This event is held annually at...
Eilean Donan Castle

Holiday Sketchbook

Although I usually take my sketchbook on holiday, I don't always get much chance to sketch and draw as we tend to be rather active when we're away. However, it's surprising what you can achieve with a quiet five minutes here and there. A recent family trip to the...
Cycling greeting card

Product Focus – Greeting Cards

There are currently twenty-eight unique designs in my greeting card range, with new ones being added all the time. All designs are taken from my bright, bold and dynamic original artwork and printed onto quality card to make a delightful and thoughtful card. They can...
Stag Diamond Painting

Diamond Painting

I am thrilled to be working with Diamond Art Studio UK Ltd as a new licensed artist for their fantastic diamond paintings. I must confess, when the company first approached me about licensing artwork I wasn't familiar with diamond painting. A quick Google and YouTube...

ASK A QUESTION

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you take commissions

Unfortunately I am unable to take new commissions just at the moment, this is because my waiting list is full.

Don’t worry though, commissions will be available again, so please keep an eye on the website and my social media accounts for updates in regard to this.

Do you ship overseas?

Yes! Shipping costs are applied in the shop. If you are outside the UK and your order includes a framed original, then please get in touch via hello@vickidavidson.com to arrange shipping of this item. 

Is your work available in galleries?

Yes. I have work in the following local galleries if you would like to visit and view paintings in person.

Coastal Fine Art and Framing, Town Hall Buildings, Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

https://www.facebook.com/townhallbuildings

The Animal Art Gallery, Malton, North Yorkshire

https://www.theanimalartgallery.co.uk/

First Impressions Bespoke Framing, Barnard Castle, North Yorkshire

https://www.facebook.com/First-Impressions-Bespoke-Framing-1661803324075007/

I am also a represented artist with the following international gallery where work can be viewed online;

Artios Gallery, New York

https://www.artiosgallery.com

Do you supply prints in frames?

Prints are supplied with a hard backing board and laser-cut mount in a neutral colour (usually cream or white). It is then acetate wrapped for protection.

I can arrange bespoke framing if required. This can take up to four weeks, will be priced individually depending on choice and will incur a higher shipping cost.

Again, for original works, if not already in a frame, then I can assist with this.

Please contact me via hello@vickidavidson.com to discuss your framing requirements

What if I don't like my picture?

I hope you will be delighted with your new artwork. However, in the unlikely event you are not entirely satisfied then please contact me via hello@vickidavidson.com

I am happy to provide a full refund provided the artwork is returned in perfect condition. Return shipping costs to be paid by the customer.

Can I order prints in different sizes?

Yes! Please contact Vicki via hello@vickidavidson.com to discuss bespoke print sizes.

What is Giclée printing?

Giclée is a French word (pronounced Zhee-Clay) which literally means “fine spray”. Giclée fine art prints are produced digitally on high quality inkjet printers, which have the capability to reproduce a much wider range of colours than conventional processes, due to the specially formulated inks and media used. The Giclée process is really the only current solution available to artists who wish to obtain a close match to their original work and have the peace of mind that the prints will remain vibrant and fade resistant for decades to come.

All of the printing at Vicki Davidson is carried out by Nidd Imaging. Their quality of prints is exceptional!

Each print is approved by Vicki to ensure the colour match is as exact as possible to the original.

You can see more about Nidd Imaging and their printing process via; http://www.niddimaging.co.uk/

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