Ellisa Jayne Hague, Painter

Ellisa Jayne Hague is a British oil painter based in Cheshire, who specialises in Chiaroscuro style Still Life, Portraits and Land & Seascapes. Ellisa focuses on creating timeless, elegant and affordable artwork and has collectors in UK, US and Europe; her work has also appeared multiple times in Artfinder’s ‘best of’ editor pick features.

Drawn to the drama of strong values between light and dark, Ellisa uses a variety of subjects to produce paintings that are boldly lit and feature high contrast imagery. She uses classical painting techniques which means producing a monochromatic underpainting that focuses on values before applying multiple layers of transparent glazes to build colour. This traditional painting method can take a while and the end result is filled with beautiful luminosity.

Ellisa sells her work directly via EllisaHagueOriginal and you can also find her on the global art platform, Artfinder.

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Selfie 8×11″ oils on canvas