The Quiet Place - When Art brings Balance and Quiet
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The Quiet Place – When Art brings Balance and Quiet

My name is Laura and I’m the artist behind @thequietplaceart. I’m currently based in Hong Kong, after living in Italy, the United States, Germany and Ireland.

My art journey started in 2017 when I realised that I wasn’t spending enough time doing the thing I loved most: painting. Since then, I have created The Quiet Place Art, taught several painting workshops, and participated in two exhibitions in Dublin and four in Hong Kong.

The Quiet Place - When Art brings Balance and Quiet

My full-time job is as a project manager in a tech company, so most of my day involves creating schedules, plans and checklists. To counter this rational and organized side, I’ll always make time for art. This is how I find peace and maintain my mental stability. The idea of balance is reflected in my artworks: the dotwork and hyper detail blend in with the fluid backgrounds, the cold black & white complement the blue skies.

For my watercolour illustrations, I find inspiration in nature and the places I travel to. The subjects of my artworks vary a lot. However, whether it’s in homage to the city where I live, a far away galaxy or a dreamy whale, the central theme will always be the embrace between rationality and heart.

I believe in the power of art as a way to connect deeper with oneself, as opposed to the wider audience. In today’s hectic world, I am committed to inspiring more and more people to take up art as a way to find calm, build resilience and create your own quiet place. ~ thequietplaceart

The Betta Fish watercolor painting on paper“The Betta Fish” watercolor painting on paper, 23×23 cm

Jumping Whale watercolor and ink painting on paper“The Jumping Whale” watercolor and ink painting on paper, 23×23 cm.

The Polar Bear watercolor and ink painting on paper

“The Polar Bear” watercolor and ink painting on paper, 29,7×29,7 cm.

The Red Koi Fish watercolor painting on paper“The Red Koi Fish” watercolor painting on paper, 23×23 cm

Together our Roots Grow Deeper watercolor painting“Together our Roots Grow Deeper” watercolor and ink painting on paper, 23×23 cm.

The Winter Moose watercolor and ink painting on paper“The Winter Moose” watercolor and ink painting on paper, 29,7×29,7 cm.

The Koi Dance watercolor and ink painting on paper“The Koi Dance” watercolor and ink painting on paper, A3 29.7×42 cm.

Chinese Tiger with a blue background in watercolor on paper“The Chinese Tiger” black and white painting with a blue background in watercolor on paper, 30×40 cm

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