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How to choose wall art size

It’s a dilemma. You’ve got space on a wall that’s inviting. Here’s an opportunity to display, to impress and, either shout out or absorb with a piece that gels with your personality. But when it comes to making the choice, how do you choose wall art size. There’s guidance from interior designers out there who
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How to choose art for your house

How many of us can say that we are an art curator? This is something that I have struggled with  for myself. If you have the experience of owning or running a gallery then making a selection will be second nature when considering how to choose art for your home. You will have the ‘eye
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How to buy art online

Understanding how to buy art online is as easy as buying anything else. There is a massive choice out there. There are categories of every art style. For wall art there are originals and prints. If the original isn’t available then, very often, you can get art prints online. Search for quality from quality suppliers.
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What is considered abstract art?

What is considered abstract art? A piece of abstract art will rarely be a representation of anything worldly. Abstract art is an experience on its own that draws you to it. Using colours and shapes, it invites you to attempt to unravel a creation generated from the artist’s imagination. There are no ground rules for
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What kind of painting to put in a living room?

Making a decision about what kind of painting to put in a living room needn’t be complicated. Allow yourself to integrate a theme that works for you. Find pieces that are similar. Maybe stick to one artist and allow the eye to drift from one work to another, continuing the visual conversation. You may feel that
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How to pick art for your apartment.

Let’s assume, for this, that you have a new apartment and you are just about to move in. Even if you’ve been there for a while, consider the place to be empty, a blank canvas, if you will. Here is your chance to start over. The space is yours. You have full control to be
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Types of art

 Modern technology has extended our choice in the art world but traditional methods are set to hold firm. When considering types of art that best suit you and your home the choices are vast and insanely variable. Here at Gratton art we attempt to bring out a selection of the variation that’s out there. Paintings
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choosing art

What type of artwork does it for you? Choosing art work for your home is almost an art in itself as, in making a choice, you become the artist. Your home is your canvas. This is your chance to make a statement about you and display elements of your character that others may not have
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How to hang a picture 2

There are two ways to hang a picture. One way is to bang a nail into a wall, placing it where you think in the moment. Then just dangle the picture from it and adjusting the level before wandering off to do something more important. Before you consider taking this easy route let me encourage
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Warrior the War Horse

If you are in the Ludlow area of Shropshire UK, you may be interested to know about a the range of art exhibitions that are on display right now. It all starts with a weekend of street activities which include artists using paint spray cans to create works in front of the passing audience. Artists
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