Today I’m putting the spotlight of one of my most recent works, 'Dune' - a mini yet mighty contemporary abstract artwork with plenty of heart - and my inspiration behind creating this piece of art. 


I am all about creating uplifting, joyful spaces, and of course art inspired by nature is such a powerful way to introduce a new energy and story into your home. As an artist based in Brisbane, Australia, I am especially drawn to the natural, coastal local landscapes we’re surrounded with (and by extension, I'm sucker for creating calming coastal style interiors too).

I wanted this artwork to capture the essence that is the soul-hugging magic of a twilight beach stroll, meandering through the dunes and beach trails surrounded in native scrub as the sun sinks low (or conversely, just before it peeks over the horizon).


Dreamy pastel sunrise coastal photography of Bribie Island beach, Australia by Australian Artist Kellie Leader for The Confetti Collective Studio

Image (top) of Bribie Island, Queensland beach at sunrise by Kellie Leader


There’s a certain electricity in the air, the crisp coastal breezes energise, and the serenity that comes with the mesmerising hum of the surf crashing rhythmically against the shore. A feeling that is simultaneously soothing and uplifting. 

And to finish, here's a quick little compilation of some of my fave photos from the archives that capture the essence of the etherial feeling I wanted to create with Dune.

Multimedia collage featuring dreamy beach imagery and abstract artwork by Kellie Leader


'Dune' is available now, find out more about this artwork here.

Written by Kellie Leader

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