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Artists Media Explained

Artists Media Explained

We are often asked to explain the difference between the various media our artists use.In this blog, I will hope to...
Art in the Home

Art in the Home

Most, but not all, of the art we sell on this site is destined for private homes.There’s a 1964 ballad written...
Claire White and Sheryl Buxton's School Project

Claire White and Sheryl Buxton's School Project

Here at www.artgallery.co.uk we know that teachers often use this website to introduce their students to the amazing range of art...
Investing in Art

Investing in Art

A recent news item which caught my eye, was about a father who bought his son a bottle of whisky on...
Gay Erotic Art 2020

Gay Erotic Art 2020

Erotic art has sometimes been a tricky category in the history of art and often been side-lined as a ‘subsection’ of...
How to Buy Sculpture Online

How to Buy Sculpture Online

Once, sculpture was something for stately homes and museums, but now it has definitely become more mainstream and a very popular...
Top of the Pop Art Prints

Top of the Pop Art Prints

Pop Art should be: Popular, Transient, Expendable, Low cost, Mass produced, Young, Witty, Sexy, Gimmicky, Glamorous, Big business (The Pop Art...
Add a Touch of Autumn Style to Your Home with the Latest Offerings at ArtGallery

Add a Touch of Autumn Style to Your Home with the Latest Offerings at ArtGallery

With the Summer slowly drifting away and the cooler weather setting in, it’s clear that we’re heading well into Autumn. Even...
8 Different Art Forms That Every First Time Art Buyer Should Know About

8 Different Art Forms That Every First Time Art Buyer Should Know About

When buying an artwork, there are so many different caveats, so naturally, you may find it difficult to navigate through these...
Art as an investment - A few handy tips..

Art as an investment - A few handy tips..

Katie Hope, business reporter for the BBC in a recent article, seemed to summaris the general consensus when buying artwork as...
Art Gifts for Mother’s Day: A Definitive Guide

Art Gifts for Mother’s Day: A Definitive Guide

Some of us are very lucky, we know before we’ve even started gift shopping what we’re going to buy for a...
Paintings of Pets - Capturing Animal Spirit in Art

Paintings of Pets - Capturing Animal Spirit in Art

This week, pet owners show off their special animal friends on Love your Pet Day. Studies have shown that owning a...
Cubist Art

Cubist Art

Are you feeling a bit of a square? Well, it’s all going a bit square-shaped here at ArtGallery too, as we...
The Art of Love - Original Art to Celebrate Valentine's Day

The Art of Love - Original Art to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Fire up your favourite cheesy love songs, for it’s the time of year when Cupid’s arrow hits us all and we...
Italian Art

Italian Art

Who doesn’t love Italy? Bellisima weather, bellisima landscapes and bellisima cuisine. Offering a wealth of subject matter, it’s no surprise Italy...
Affordable Art That Makes You Happy

Affordable Art That Makes You Happy

Christmas is done for another year, it’s cold, we’re all heading back to work soon, and, to top the lot it’s...
Beautiful Winter Paintings to Bring Warmth to Your Home

Beautiful Winter Paintings to Bring Warmth to Your Home

Some people love the whole winter season and the build-up to Christmas, while others simply love the festive period. Either way...
Art for Christmas - the Ultimate Gift Guide

Art for Christmas - the Ultimate Gift Guide

Art, in all its amazing forms, is the gift that keeps on giving. It’s a really personal and thoughtful present for...
Art for Interiors: Sculpture

Art for Interiors: Sculpture

It’s a common feeling that sculpture is for large houses or stately homes, and that it can be a little, well, fusty and...
Different Ways to Create an Art Gallery in Your Own Home

Different Ways to Create an Art Gallery in Your Own Home

You’ve bought some paintings and, if you’re a super-efficient and organised person, then you’ve already hung them and they look amazing...
Autumnal Art - Capturing the Colours of the Season

Autumnal Art - Capturing the Colours of the Season

The great British weather. Totally unpredictable and a topic of conversation that never gets boring! One thing you can be sure...
How to Read a Portrait

How to Read a Portrait

Portraits can say so much with so little. Portraiture requires a very high level of skill and it's an amazing form...
Art for Offices

Art for Offices

Your employees are probably now all back from their summer holidays, and with the next break being Christmas, we imagine there’s...
How to Buy: Original Art Online

How to Buy: Original Art Online

Nowadays you can almost anything online - from clothes, to cars to castles and cryptocurrencies. Most things are a straightforward purchase...
Art for Interiors: Surrealism

Art for Interiors: Surrealism

How many Surrealists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A Fish Not all of us like conventional or traditional...
How to Hang: Landscapes

How to Hang: Landscapes

Landscape art is a style that gets very mixed reactions. There is a perception that it is old-fashioned, a little bit...
How Colour Affects Mood

How Colour Affects Mood

As we all know, colour can influence our mood. There are some tones that can make you feel positive and focused...
How to Hang Pop Art

How to Hang Pop Art

Who doesn’t love pop art?! It’s fun, it’s loud, it’s colourful and gets noticed. It’s from an art movement that’s over...
How to Create a Beautiful Gallery Wall

How to Create a Beautiful Gallery Wall

If you’ve always dreamed of having a gallery wall in your home, then why not make it a reality? They are...
Art for Interiors: Minimalism

Art for Interiors: Minimalism

Minimalism. For people who feel less is more. In a hectic world, minimalist art is a great way to escape and...
Statement Art

Statement Art

Be loud, be proud, make a statement! You feel like you want to take a few risks with art and you’re...
Enjoy the Early May Bank Holiday With Springlike Art

Enjoy the Early May Bank Holiday With Springlike Art

The early May Bank Holiday weekend is here, and it looks like the weather throughout the UK is set to be...
Original Art and Gifts to Celebrate the Royal Wedding

Original Art and Gifts to Celebrate the Royal Wedding

The wedding season starts with pomp and ceremony this year as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot on May...
Spotlight on: Sally Lancaster

Spotlight on: Sally Lancaster

Sally Lancaster is a Devon-based artist who specialises in figurative art. She is largely self-taught, and her paintings focus on movement...
Latest Interior Art Trends

Latest Interior Art Trends

This year is proving to be an exciting year for interiors. There are such a wide-range of trends to help transform...

Hop On to ArtGallery With a 15% Easter Discount

There's 15% off from Good Friday till midnight on 2nd Apri 2018 here at ArtGallery.co.uk.  All you need to do is enter the promotion code HOP15 when you check out your wonderful new artworks.  This is an offer to rabbit about, so jump on it straight away! Shop art now  

Art for Interiors: Mid-Century Paintings

People are passionate about the Mid-Century look. It’s iconic, stylish and not at all out of place in a 21st Century interior. For most people, once bitten by the Mid-Century bug, there’s no going back. As with all great interior trends, art complements décor and furnishings to help finalise and set-off a specific look that is trying to be achieved. This certainly isn’t any different with...
How to Hang a Painting

How to Hang a Painting

If you’ve invested in buying real art, then you want to make sure it stands out and always catches the eye...
Art for Interiors: Art Deco Paintings

Art for Interiors: Art Deco Paintings

The Art Deco look has become a timeless classic. Interior trends have arrived, gone, come back and gone again, but Art...

Inspirational Art to Lift Your Mood

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." Jean-Jacques Rousseau  Art is good for you. It can help reduce stress, it’s therapeutic, and is a source of constant inspiration. In fact, brain scans have revealed that looking at works of art triggers a surge of dopamine into the same area of the brain that registers romantic love. If you’ve spent time designing an interior you...
Digital Art

Digital Art

For centuries, artists have used a variety of technologies to assist them in producing images. Almost as soon as a new...
Art for the Home Office

Art for the Home Office

Happy New Year! It’s great to see in the new year refreshed and with an energised focus on the future. But...
Malvern Theatres - New Year 2018 Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - New Year 2018 Exhibition

Years ago, professional art students were taken through a rigorous regime involving drawing from the life model and various other still-life...

Catherine Pier

I have had a love of nature all my life and walking in the surrounding countryside, with a dog at my side, is one of my greatest pleasures. I have always been creative and I started painting because I wanted to bring the magical tranquil feeling I felt on my walks, back into my home. I paint instinctively and my hands follow my heart. When I...
Festive Paintings You Can Enjoy All Year Round

Festive Paintings You Can Enjoy All Year Round

As we enter the Christmas season, all we want to do is feel warm, cosy and snug. This is when we...
Tips for Buying Art as a Christmas Gift

Tips for Buying Art as a Christmas Gift

If you’ve decided to be more creative this Christmas and are looking to buy art as a gift, then what a...
Christmas Delivery Dates 2017

Christmas Delivery Dates 2017

Happy Christmas! Original art is one of the most personal and thoughtful gifts you can give. We also have a brand-new...
Diane Griffiths

Diane Griffiths

Buy St Michael's Mount Sunset   Diane Griffiths £350.00 Buy St Michael's Mount from Penzance   Diane Griffiths £285.00 Buy Camel...
Malvern Theatre - Christmas and New Year Exhibition  -- 27 Nov 2017-13 Jan 2018

Malvern Theatre - Christmas and New Year Exhibition -- 27 Nov 2017-13 Jan 2018

What makes a painting worth $450 million? The simple answer is that at least 2 very rich people decided they wanted...
Creepy Halloween Art from ArtGallery

Creepy Halloween Art from ArtGallery

Halloween and art goes hand-in-hand from making decorations to face painting. Whether you're spooked by Francis Bacon or terrified of William...
Malvern Theatres - Autumn Show

Malvern Theatres - Autumn Show

It is rare for a successful artist to paint in many different styles. The public will easily recognise a Monet, a...
Top 10 Pop Artists on Art Gallery

Top 10 Pop Artists on Art Gallery

Pop Art celebrates all that is quirky and subversive, here are the top 10 on Art Gallery. Pop Art, made famous...
Malvern Theatres - Late Summer Show - The Natural World through the Eyes of Three Artists

Malvern Theatres - Late Summer Show - The Natural World through the Eyes of Three Artists

If not totally or partially abstract, artists seek inspiration from a variety of sources in the world around them. It might...
An Interview with Artist Jean Dayton

An Interview with Artist Jean Dayton

Jean, I know that you are a full time artist now but could you tell us a little about your artistic...
Summer Paintings

Summer Paintings

Summer Paintings - Depictions of summer in paintings. This month we celebrate summer. We look at how original art can capture...
From Palette to Painting - Dani Bergson

From Palette to Painting - Dani Bergson

Some ideas come at the most inappropriate times and I have to jot them down while they’re fresh. I always have...
Malvern Theatres Summer Exhibition : 3 July - 20 August

Malvern Theatres Summer Exhibition : 3 July - 20 August

Inspiration comes from many sources. Often it is the work of great artists from the past. Such an artist is Graham...
How to Choose Amazing Office Art for your Business

How to Choose Amazing Office Art for your Business

The positive impact of art in the workplace is often underestimated. Whether you want to provide a talking point in an...

Choosing the Perfect Painting for the Bedroom

Homes are our modern sanctuaries and the room that should most reflect this is, of course the bedroom. It is the most intimate household space, a place where one should feel relaxed, inspired and safe. Whether your bedroom is a spacious and light minimalist affair, filled with Moroccan fabrics and incense, or a lavish velvet boudoir, choosing art for the bedroom is a detail ridden journey...
Finding the Perfect Painting for the Living Room

Finding the Perfect Painting for the Living Room

Where would we be without some art in our lives, a painting perhaps that speaks to us? Art is wonderful. Art...
Malvern Theatres - May / June Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - May / June Exhibition

The one thing I have learnt from curating exhibitions at Malvern Theatres, is that the theatre-going public will always take the...
Ery Burns - Special Promotion

Ery Burns - Special Promotion

There was excitement in the gallery this Friday as up-and-coming artist Ery Burns was being filmed for a new special promotion...
Stephen Williams - Creating Art with the iPad

Stephen Williams - Creating Art with the iPad

On my retirement from parish ministry the move from a vicarage to a smaller house meant that space was limited for...
Celebrating Spring in Japanese Art

Celebrating Spring in Japanese Art

Spring is one of the most beautiful times of year for flowers. After a long and cold winter, we begin to...
Malvern Theatres - April - May Exhibition

Malvern Theatres - April - May Exhibition

Some years ago, the Royal Academy in London decided to make the initial selection of artworks for their annual “Summer Exhibition&rdquo...
Easter Eggs in Famous Art

Easter Eggs in Famous Art

This is for everyone who has been told to "stand back please" when examining a piece of art. This month we...
Artists Inspired By Mothers

Artists Inspired By Mothers

Mother’s Day is just around the corner (26th March – put it in your diary!). Today we look at mothers who...
We've Been Awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2017!

We've Been Awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2017!

ArtGallery.co.uk has won a Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, rated...
Malvern Theatres - Spring Exhibition 20 February - 1 April 2017

Malvern Theatres - Spring Exhibition 20 February - 1 April 2017

We try to make the selection of artists we invite to Malvern Theatres a mixture who have never shown in Malvern...

Artist Linda Miles Discusses Creating Art

Hi I’m Linda. I am an artist because I flit from one idea to another... and the ideas take over my actions and I must run with them and let them happen. It you’ve ever asked ‘is this art?’ or thought ‘that’s not art’ or asked ‘what is art?’ then my answer is... it is somebody’s idea... and they have followed it... made it... then its...
Artist Jan Peters Describes Her Reverse Paintings

Artist Jan Peters Describes Her Reverse Paintings

One hot summer’s day, a few years ago I lay on the lawn looking my oil painting of lilies on canvas...

Artist Sarah Waite Talks About The Artists' Prints

Buying art online has revolutionised traditional markets, making it possible for buyers to view work that otherwise might be hung on a gallery wall hundreds of miles away, attracting a limited and often ‘local’ audience. It does however limit the questions that a buyer can ask about how the work is created, especially when artists are using mediums that the buyer may not be familiar with...
Why Do We Draw Hearts In The Famous Shape?

Why Do We Draw Hearts In The Famous Shape?

Kaleidoscope Butterfly Heart Picture by Sara Lawson The heart shape is a world-recognised symbol of love, romance and conversely sacrifice.  It...

Maureen Greenwood: The Artist's Journey

As far back as I can remember I have enjoyed painting and I suppose it was inevitable that one day, circumstances permitting, I would spend the majority of my time painting. When I am not painting, I am teaching and run classes from my home for both adults and children. Inside a Courtyard (St Cirq La Popie,France) by Maureen Greenwood When I first started painting I...

What Is Abstract Art?

Describing a piece of art as 'abstract' is a default phrase used by many people. Abstract art, like any movement of art, is easy to explain and appreciate once you know how. Abstract Canvas by Tanus Azevedo What is abstract art? Abstract art is the exact opposite statement of the classic masterpieces of old like Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling. Where in previous centuries we sought to...
Patterns In Art For Perfectionists

Patterns In Art For Perfectionists

Stardust, 2016 - David Bowie Digital Spot Painting XLarge A1 Sized Fine-Art Giclée, Edition only 6 by Czar Catstick We are...
Winter Exhibition at Malvern Theatres - 9 Jan - 18 Feb 2017

Winter Exhibition at Malvern Theatres - 9 Jan - 18 Feb 2017

All artists draw inspiration from the world about them. In some cases the starting point is nature itself, in others it...
Capturing The Beauty Of The Rain In Art

Capturing The Beauty Of The Rain In Art

From 'Purple Rain' to impressionism, this month we take a look at how art celebrates the beauty of some classic British...
Humph Hack's Love Of Buildings

Humph Hack's Love Of Buildings

When I was studying "A" level art, part of the course was the history of architecture. I had never really thought...
Father Christmas in Art History

Father Christmas in Art History

There are few iconic celebrities who make the select group of people painted again and again throughout history. Religious icons have...

Celebrating Christmas Inspired by Victorians

Winter Dusts the Forest by Lucy Moore  Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year where we can enjoy all the traditions that come with celebrating the occasion. The Victorians were real pioneers of Christmas traditions and can also be credited with bringing back some old favourites, adding their own twists. Safe to say, our image of a classic family Christmas scene would not...
Christmas Delivery Dates 2016

Christmas Delivery Dates 2016

Happy Christmas! Original art is one of the most personal and thoughtful gifts you can give. We also have a brand-new...
Stella Dunkley - How To Choose Art For Your Home

Stella Dunkley - How To Choose Art For Your Home

Whether you are buying art as a gift, to add to your art collection, or as a potential investment, ArtGallery.co.uk has...

Chris Chalk On Painting "Big Cats"

“People say to me quite often “ When did you start painting ? ”, but I don’t really have an answer for them. You see there was never a time that I didn’t paint and draw. Growing up on a dairy farm in west Wales I was always interested in nature of all kinds and used to spend countless hours drawing and painting wildlife especially. I’ve...
Malvern Theatres Christmas Exhibition

Malvern Theatres Christmas Exhibition

 Three female artists based in South Wales have taken over the exhibition space in Malvern Theatres for the next 7 weeks...
Movember Special: The Importance of a Moustache

Movember Special: The Importance of a Moustache

The moustache is a real statement whether its handlebar, pencil or cowboy. It also plays a key role as a statement...
Colin Miles

Colin Miles

Hello I’m Colin I am the person who makes sculptures from found objects. I also do marketry pictures but that’s another...
Happy Birthday Picasso and Giacometti

Happy Birthday Picasso and Giacometti

October is a wonderful time for artists: leaves begin to turn red and gold, the light changes from a hot sun...
Malvern Theatres Exhibition - October - November 2016

Malvern Theatres Exhibition - October - November 2016

People who like Art sometimes see a work which they want to buy, but the price-tag puts them off. After all...
Inspirational Quotes by Famous Artists

Inspirational Quotes by Famous Artists

We love a good quote at ArtGallery – especially from an artist. Finding inspiration in the words of the creative masters...
How I Found my ‘Muse’ by Gill Bustamante

How I Found my ‘Muse’ by Gill Bustamante

I dedicate these ramblings to all those artists looking for their muse and all those art buyers who are helping artists to...
Was Rembrandt the King of the Selfie?

Was Rembrandt the King of the Selfie?

"I'm just going to take a selfie" – a sentence that is now almost unavoidable. The selfie (short for self-portrait) has...
New Malvern Theatres Exhibition - August 22 - October 8th 2016

New Malvern Theatres Exhibition - August 22 - October 8th 2016

What makes artists want to paint? From the earliest age toddlers are fascinated by making marks. It is the most natural...
What Is 'Fauvism'?

What Is 'Fauvism'?

The Turning Road, L'Estaque – Andre Derain Fauvism is one of the most influential styles in contemporary art, whether today's artists...

Photofusionism

An interview with Andrew Reid Wildman Photography of urban scenes draws me. I am attracted by its realism, its resonance with everyday life in all its shades. When I see a photograph of a rundown shop or a derelict building, it sets off a chorus of emotion in me; sadness, recognition, familiarity, nostalgia, mystery, danger even. However I need to be able to engage with the...
The Culture of Equine Art

The Culture of Equine Art

We have records of our relationship with horses ever since the beginning of society from murals in ancient Egypt to cave...
Why Do We Really, Really Like Art?

Why Do We Really, Really Like Art?

Creating and looking at art has been an important part of civilisation since its beginnings - from cave painting to fabulous...
'Loving Vincent' - The First Fully Painted Feature Film

'Loving Vincent' - The First Fully Painted Feature Film

We're so excited in anticipation of the film ‘Loving Vincent’ which will be the world's first feature-length painted animation - due...
Malvern Theatres - Summer Exhibition 11 July - 20 Aug 2016

Malvern Theatres - Summer Exhibition 11 July - 20 Aug 2016

One of the reactions to the new extension to Tate Modern is that there are works nobody has ever seen before...
Father's Day Art on ArtGallery.co.uk

Father's Day Art on ArtGallery.co.uk

Father's Day Artwork on ArtGallery With Father's Day fast approaching, we've scoured our ArtGallery collection to put together a special blog...
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