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On Sunday 12th May, Studio 74 was abuzz with excitement as we hosted an extraordinary live painting demonstration by the acclaimed artist Nick Holdsworth. Known for his journey from fashion maverick to celebrated artist, Nick's work has captivated audiences around the globe. His unique blend of digital techniques and traditional mediums pays homage to iconic figures and cultural influences, while offering a fresh and innovative perspective on contemporary art.


Nick’s thoroughly modern and cutting-edge technique combines digital manipulation, witty graphic work, and meticulous hand painting. This complex yet playful creative process adds an unexpected dimension to every portrait he undertakes, making his art both thought-provoking and visually stunning.

As the sun shone down on a beautiful Sunday, collectors and art enthusiasts gathered at Studio 74, sipping on fizz and admiring Nick's groundbreaking technique. A highlight of the event was the unveiling of our exclusive painting for Studio 74: a breathtaking portrayal of the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge. This work, rich in sultry tones and crafted from a mosaic of Banksy's heart balloon, was unveiled for the very first time, leaving everyone in awe.

Clifton Suspension Bridge, Original Mixed Media, 46" x 35" Inches, Framed, £4,500.00

The atmosphere was electric as guests previewed Nick's new exhibition. The collection showcased his exceptional ability to blend traditional and digital art forms, creating pieces that are both nostalgic and avant-garde. Attendees were treated to an intimate look at Nick’s creative process as he demonstrated his airbrushing technique, a key component of his distinctive style.

Throughout the day, Nick mingled with guests, sharing stories of his artistic journey and the inspirations behind his work- even inviting some lucky clients to try their hand at painting! His engaging personality and passion for art were evident in every conversation, making the event not just a demonstration, but a full immersive experience of creativity and artistic expression.

Studio 74 was honoured to host such a talented artist and to witness the magic of Nick Holdsworth's creative process firsthand. The event was a resounding success, leaving everyone inspired and eager to see what Nick will create next.

For those who missed out, be sure to visit Studio 74 to view Nick’s new exhibition and the exclusive Clifton Suspension Bridge commission. Stay tuned for more exciting events and opportunities to engage with the vibrant art community at Studio 74!

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74 Whiteladies Rd, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2QA

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