Meet Nicola Loud

Nicola Loud is an internationally renowned violinist and former winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition. Alongside her musical career she has always been a keen artist and has developed a particular love for portraiture.


The Website

You can see Nicola’s drawings of famous personalities which are for sale in the gallery, or commission a portrait for yourself or a loved one. With photos and videos from Instagram and updates on her Facebook and Twitter pages, you can follow her as each new drawing is created .

The Approach

On this website, Nicola mostly explores her love of pencil drawing which she studied with teachers Claire Langlands and Roy Eastland. She finds portraiture utterly absorbing and remains endlessly fascinated by the geography of faces.