Gallery walls have graced our homes for the past few years and are still proving popular in 2019. Home galleries are an easy way of creating a personalised, yet chic look in any space. If you thought that gallery walls were simply a mishmash of family pictures, professional photos and artwork, thrown together in a random collection of frames, however, you would be mistaken. We have compiled a list of things to remember when creating your own home gallery.
Julia Lafferty is a Cornwall-based painter, who specialises in capturing those special moments during nostalgic, happy days spent by the coast. Her artwork often reflects the changing seasons and the mood of the ocean; bringing vibrant colour to where the sea meets the life, history and community of beaches, coastal towns and fishing villages.
At Art Basket, many of our Artists offer limited edition ‘giclée prints’ of their artwork. You may be wondering what a giclée print is, or how it’s different to a regular print.
As we throw open our windows and doors and welcome the great outdoors back into our homes this season, art trends are taking a similar turn. 2019 is going to be all about floral patterns, greenery, natural materials and oversized botanical prints. At Art Basket, we have been thinking at how you can bring the outside into your homes through art.
Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you are stuck for ideas on what to get your mum this year, fear not! At Art Basket, we have been busy compiling a list of the top 10 Mother’s Day art gifts.
Artist Sean Briggs draws inspiration from his natural surroundings and its fauna to create wonderful, interpretive illustrations. Using a combination of traditional graphite, watercolour and ink on paper, Sean’s artistic style has changed over the years, whilst undertaking his own personal ‘sketch a day’ project.
We caught up with him to chat about his methods, inspirations and some of his newest pieces of artwork.
Spring has almost sprung and the weather is slowly getting warmer, the days are getting longer and the great outdoors is starting to brighten up a little. Interior trends are changing with the turn of the seasons and colour palettes, materials and décor are changing with them. At Art Basket, we have been putting together a list of the top art trends that are set to make an impact this Spring.
Looking for something a little different to give your Valentine this year? Tired of the cliché bouquets of roses and giant teddy bears? Then why not give your Valentine something that will last them a lifetime?
Giving the gift of art can be a unique, meaningful and undeniably romantic gesture. We have put together 5 of our favourite ways to give the gift of art this Valentine’s Day.
Art Basket Printmaker and Artist, Krista McCurdy, is somewhat of a rule breaker when it comes to her craft. During her printing and development process , Krista likes to experiment with colour and visual texture, giving each of her pieces an element of ‘surprise’.
We had a chat with Krista to find out a little more about her style, influences, and processes.
As 2018 comes to a close, we’ve been busy contemplating some of the key interior trends for the coming year. What with Pantone announcing the ‘colour of the year’ for 2019 and the transition from winter to spring, art trends are bound to take a turn and at Art Basket, we like to stay ahead of the curve.
Ever wondered why some people are creative and others aren’t? What makes creative people different to others? Creative people certainly see the world in a different way to most; their intensity, passion, sporadic thought processes and critical eye can make every day functioning a struggle for some creative individuals. But their unique way of looking at things and their unrivalled passion also make the highly creative a lucky creature.
As an Artist, you’ll know how important it is to promote yourself to potential customers, art dealers and galleries. In recent years, however, the shift online has meant that rather than handing out business cards to people in the street, you’ll be posting photos, sending emails and gathering a loyal ‘online following’.
Looking for the perfect wedding gift but not sure what to get? Some couples ask for something for their new home and some ask for money. What if you could get them both?
We have been thinking a lot about mental health lately, and how exercising our creativity can make us happier in the long run. It’s long been acknowledged that art can help us to express our emotions, calm us down and reduce our stress levels.
The impact that art can have on employees, employers, customers and clients is often hugely underestimated by companies. Not only can art change the entire mood of a room, it can work as a conversation starter for customers, it can impress clients and even make employees more productive!
As the weather gets colder, a whole new wave of interior design trends are starting to take over. At Art Basket, we’re saying goodbye to pastel shades and simple Scandi prints and hello to luxurious patterns, golds, orange hues and navy blues. We have chosen 5 of our favourite Autumn art trends for 2018.
One dad has been busy bringing his children’s artwork to life. Tom Curtis, with the help of his two sons, Dom and Al, started an Instagram page 3 years ago to showcase the weird and wonderful drawings that had been brought to life using Photoshop.
Curator, Sophie Green, caught up with Surrey Homes Magazine to discuss the philosophy of Art Basket and her reason for taking the traditional brick-and-mortar approach to art galleries online.
We had a chat with Dave to find out a little more about his style, influences, and why he prefers painting animals to humans.