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Modern Art in Traditional Rooms

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Modern Art in Traditional Rooms

I talk (and write) incessantly about creating "collected" rooms; ones that appear to have evolved over a long period of time. To me, achieving a look that floats timelessly from one generation to another isn't about matching periods, woods and finishes; it's about mixing historic elements with contemporary pieces and layering patterns and textures while maintaing a visual hierarchy. One way (among many) that designers create such a look is by placing modern, abstract art among traditional furnishings. The juxtaposition sets the artwork apart, giving it a moment in the sun, without overshadowing the furniture style. The whole room gets...

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The Beauty of Contrast: Modern Art in Traditional Rooms

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The Beauty of Contrast: Modern Art in Traditional Rooms

Whatever your taste in decoration, an element of visual contrast is a great way to make your home more interesting and personal. Something oppositional or unexpected awakens the senses. There are many ways to introduce invigorating contrast into a space, and art is one of the best. Here are some examples where modern art breathes life into traditional rooms. A simple pink circle painting creates a modern focal point and a vibrant contrast to the green walls of this traditional dressing room.Painting by Dawn Arrowsmith, Toomey Tourell Fine Art In this masculine space, a bold and playful abstract painting is...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Original Art and Limited-Edition Prints

A Beginner’s Guide to Original Art and Limited-Edition Prints

When it comes to buying art, you may wonder whether you should choose an original work or go for a limited-edition print. Read on to dispel some myths, understand art world terminology and home in on the art that’s right for you and your space. Do your research. Whether you’re looking for an original piece or a limited-edition print, it’s worth investing a little time in research before you commit to a purchase. There are countless motivations that move us to buy a piece of art, which is why it’s a good idea to compile a checklist of priorities to...

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Special Offer of June! 15% Off and Free Shipping for Heavy Texture Paintings

Special Offer of June! 15% Off and Free Shipping for Heavy Texture Paintings

Special Offer of June! 15% off entire order • No purchase limit Code: artworkcanvas Free Shipping to worldwide for all paintings! Welcome to my store! My name is Colin Ju. I am a full time artist living in Singapore. I have been painting abstracts and landscapes for many years. I start to sell my paintings online since 2014. My favorite medium is oil paint and acrylic. Landscapes and abstracts are my first love but when I am at studio I paint anything from still-life to seascape. I never tire of watching the colours mix and mingle on the canvas.

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Starry Night Sky Painting I Recent Paint

Starry Night Sky Painting I Recent Paint

The starry night sky painting is one of my most favorate subject. I paint this painting with a palette knife and paint brushes.

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