Hi, I’m Nicci and welcome to my online portfolio!

Here you can find images of my various creative projects.

I take a playful approach to artmaking through the skilful handling of materials. My illustrative style is heavily informed by the process of making and influenced by my affinity for colour.

As the Designer in Residence at Heathfield school I am working closely with exam level students to support their work. Alongside this I am undertaking commissions and freelance projects, as well as continuing to develop a new fashion collection.

You can read more about my various endeavours and art adventures here.

Read some ramblings from the blog

Block Universe

Block Universe is an annual festival that brings together a new wave of cutting-edge performance art at the cross-section of contemporary visual art, dance and music. In the third edition of this week long festival, I assisted in the production of artist pieces in...
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Commission O’Clock

>> see more illustrations here << Following the success of my Christmas and Valentines cards, I was honoured to be asked to undertake some commissions of Pet Portraits. I am particularly pleased with these two drawings of Milo and Otis. Having not worked...
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Land Girl

7:30am in Bradford. The allotment is quiet. The world is still waking up. Charlotte is too – wrapping herself in slightly startling knitwear against the crisp morning dew. Thrilled to have had my collection featured in Georgia Robert’s final major project...
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Presenting: Heathfield’s Spectacular “Euphorium Emporium”

As the current the Designer in Residence at Heathfield School, one of my main responsibilities is to produce their annual fashion show. Unsatisfied with their traditional format of school recital, I have been very busy over the last few months, transforming the...
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A Circus in Progress: Heathfield School

I wanted to share with you a sneak preview of what I am currently up to… I am in the process of producing a fantastical emporium of creative talent at Heathfield School in the form of a Showcase, disguised as a Circus. Part of this extravaganza is a fashion...
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A Grand Opening

Nicci James Creative is now officially open for business! I am delighted to announce… After the great success of my christmas cards and commissioned, I am thrilled to have my latest pun filled offering for sale over on Etsy. Not a star crossed lover? Never fear....
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