Posts in Art Buying Tips
What Colour Says About Us:

Everyone has a favourite colour, one that naturally draws us to it, that we feel comfortable with. Trends come and go but generally we tend to associate certain colours with things…. so what does colour say about us and the way we perceive colour?

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Why You Should Buy Art From A Gallery:

Buying artwork for your home can often be daunting!  There is a big wide world out there full of artwork…..where to begin?

It pays, in so many ways, to find a gallery that sells the type of artwork you like and to build up a trusted relationship with the gallerist.

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It's A Gallery Affair: How We Choose Our Artists And Why They Choose Us!

Affordable Art Fair asked "Why are galleries so important to the art industry?" ...They caught up with us and our artists, Blandine Bardeau and Rod McIntosh to get the insider info on the crucial, fascinating relationship between artists and gallerist.

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How To Love Abstract Art!

We all like to stick to what we know and feel comfortable with in life – but sometimes that can become a bit boring, a bit safe!  Yes, a beautifully executed landscape or still life will be very pleasing to the eye – but does it stir up some deep rooted emotion! – will it push the boundaries of your comfort zone? Some people find abstract art hard to swallow - here's how to acquire the taste! 

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Art Buying TipsCarol Caiger
All You Will Ever Need To Know About Prints...!

Want to start or add to your art collection, then fear not, limited edition prints are here!  Prints have always been a good, affordable option to original art, but can also be a minefield between good and bad!  However, all is not lost, we have some great tips to steer you safely through!

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How To Put The Wow Factor In Your Garden!

With Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Show gone and the fantastic heat wave moving on, now is the time to get out into our gardens again and feel inspired to create that Wow Factor! Just as an artwork brings together a beautifully designed room in a house – a sculpture in the garden does the same. Take a look at our guide for buying the perfect sculpture.

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All You Will Ever Need To Know About ....Artwork Paper

Chances are that unless your artwork is painted on canvas, it will be on paper. When you see that an artwork is 'on paper' do you really know what the different types of paper and terms mean and how they form the base of your artwork?  Our quick guide will put you in the know.

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Our Beginner's Guide To Starting Your Art Collection

Starting your very own art collection can seen like a big step into the unknown.   We have put together the key things to think about when starting your collection, or, indeed, adding to the artwork you already have.

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How To Make The Most Of Hanging Your Artwork

Hanging your artwork is just part of the fun of collecting - but it can be tricky to get it right! It doesn’t matter how fabulous your artwork is, if it isn’t hung correctly it can really be a deal breaker! Don’t worry - take a look at our top tips!

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Our Tips For The Perfect Home Work Space...

With more and more people working from home it is so important to take the time to make your work space area as comfortable and as personal as possible. Here are our tips on making your home work space perfect for you. 

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How To Make The Most Of Your 'Old' Artwork?

We asked a selection of our clients if they still loved all the art in their home?  They all said they had some older artwork on their main walls that didn't fit with their 'personality' now or their current home decor.  Most were living with their outdated artworks because they didn't want to ditch them for sentimental reasons - let's face it - we have all been there!

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Our Tips On Keeping Track Of Your Art Collection!

As time goes on and your art collection grows, it is very satisfying to make some sort of record of what, who, where, when and why!!  

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