Wednesday, 12 March 2014

the real definition of affordable art

There are any number of so called affordable art fairs around which claim that £40-4000 is affordable art. In my experience £4000 can hardly claim to be affordable and if that were the case 99% of the works in my site fall into this category. I realise that you shouldn't measure the value of art through it's price but I do think it's a little deceptive to call art priced in the 1000's affordable.

In case you don't have £4000 lying around for your "unaffordable art", the affordable art section on my website has over 200 works priced between £25-150. Just to let you into a secret, when you buy a piece of art from a gallery, nearly 50% of the price is made up with gallery commissions this is why I'm able to sell my work through my website at such reasonable prices, no gallery commissions, just art direct from the artist.

Saturday, 8 March 2014

Spring Blossom

The first warm days of spring have brought the blossom out here at Mixing the splash art style in a more controlled manner with the floral theme these blossom paintings just seem to work.

The inspiration came while cycling through the Great Park in Windsor one morning as the first flush of spring blossom lit up the hedgerows. I wasn't sure I'd be able reproduce the essence of what I saw, but I'm very pleased with the way these work, a great blend of style and theme and very satisfying for an artist.

I'm looking forward to experimenting with different colours and these paintings just seem to work perfectly reflecting the colours of the season against clear blue skies. They certainly are a great focal point for any modern interior design.