S tarting your own collection or adding to your collection of original artwork can be very rewarding. When starting a collection buy something that really speaks to you and that you will enjoy for the rest of your life. When you connect with an original piece of artwork you are connecting with the artist. You can discover a piece of art that speaks you from an emerging artist for a very reasonable investment or you can choose an established artist that you really like and invest in work that has the possibility of increasing in value over time.
Creativity has endless possibilities.
Artist use the Elements of Art: Line, Shape, Color, Value, Form, Texture and Space. The Elements of Art are used by the artist to create their very own original work of art.
The Principles of Art represent how the artist uses the Elements of Art to create their work. The Principles of Art and design are: Balance, Contrast, Emphasis, Movement, Pattern, Rhythm and Unity or Variety. An artist uses these Principles of Art to determine if their painting is successful or whether or not it is finished.
Educate yourself and invest in one of a kind pieces of original artwork that you and only you will own. Choose an artist that takes their own path to create their very own style. Find someone who really has the commitment to be an artist.