Have you ever been browsing online art stores, or marketplaces to see a piece of art you like, then discovered it’s either a digital download or a rolled-up print that gets popped in the post?
The glossy magazine covers make it look like anyone can do wonders with any room in the home. That, you can, but it is not always made easy how to do just that. Read enough cover stories though, flick through gallery portfolios of designers, and browse the aisles of home decor stores (or categories of online stores), you can distil a few tricks that make it a breeze to integrate artwork into your home.
Picture frames come in multiple styles and sizes, each suited to different purposes. When you see an art print or a stunning photo with personal meaning, the picture frame completes it. The style of the frame can help enhance the aesthetics. The opposite can happen too though.
It doesn’t take a smartphone photographer to get stellar prints from a pocket camera. The one installed on your smartphone, aka, your pocket computer. Most are equipped with camera lenses capable of getting decent quality pictures. To get these into print at sizes much larger than your phone or tablet, there are a few tweaks that ought to be done to do your pictures justice.
With digital photos, scaling the image size refers to increasing or decreasing its size. You can use the same scaling technique to create fresh new displays with your picture frames.
When you search for advice on how to frame any art print or photograph, the advice is guaranteed to be along the lines of choosing a frame that compliments the art or photograph.
A missing component that cannot be ignored is to factor in the environment the frame will be displayed.
The Christmas season is upon us. The most organised will have completed the preparations, and a cupboard filled with wrapped presents just waiting to be delivered.
Before the delivery rounds, there’s the decorating issue. No home is festive without the tree, the decorations, and the festive ornamentals.
Fancy something truly unique on your walls that is totally different from pictures but still resembles art? Try framing moss!
Did you know there are two art markets? Where you buy art from is a big factor in the price you pay. Not only that but what you are paying for.
Popular artists sometimes collaborate with publishing houses for marketing assistance. One way they do that is to run a strict number of limited-edition prints. These are generally hand signed by the artist and include a Certificate of Authenticity (CoA).