Art is For Lovers

Heart Strings #5 by Holly Ward Bimba

Etsy is the perfect place to find affordable, one of a kind art:  but I must warn you – Etsy is huge!  I’d like to make a suggestion:  search on the tag: “findingfineart”. Finding Fine Art is an Etsy team of gallery-quality, visual artist members.  Through the Finding Fine Art team, you can look through member’s online portfolios.  A virtual art gallery that you can visit in your pajamas with a cup of coffee in hand!

Now, the “raison d’etre” for this blog:  Art is for Lovers.

Valentine’s Day is less than 2 weeks away.  Why not buy your sweetheart something truly personal, meaningful and memorable this year?  And I’m not talking about a heart pendant poorly designed by Jane Seymour!  Those ads by Kay Jewelers and Jared make me want to puke.

I love flowers, but flowers die.  Artwork lasts forever.  Why not buy your lover a watercolor instead? Like this gorgeous peony by Helen Klebesadel. ($1200.00 – not exactly affordable, but she has many other beautiful watercolors available for under $200 and $300. )  You can search through her Etsy collection to find the perfect flower for your perfect flower.   (Steal this line!  “A perfect flower for my perfect flower”.  Corny, I know, but let me ask you this, do you or don’t you want to get laid?)

Or how about a “Sweet for my sweetheart?”  At $40, this delicious little painting by Chris Zahner will make your darling’s mouth water.

If your gal or guy doesn’t have a sweet tooth, you might prefer to say “My Heart Belongs to You” with one of these heart-themed pieces.  The two artists below have created a series of artwork based on the iconic heart symbol, so be sure to peruse their entire online collection.  Elizabeth Matlack ‘s work is evocative and other-worldly, while Michelle Daisley Moffit’s mixed media paintings are vibrant and pattern-rich.And last but not least, a lovely little gestural mixed media painting by Pamela Munger that says it all for a mere $38.


About buyoriginalart

I am an painter living outside of Philadelphia. I founded the artist's cooperative, MamaCita, A Mother's Cooperative in the Arts. My mission in this blog is to raise public awareness about the relevance of buying original art (as opposed to cheap reproductions.)
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2 Responses to Art is For Lovers

  1. Debbie says:

    Wonderful art for Valentine’s Day! Love it!!

  2. Alison says:

    Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU. I’m not the only woman nauseated by jewelry ads. My bane is the Littman radio spot. They are truly disgusting; rancid caramel’s aural equivalent!

    That peony is breathtaking.

    Ciao! ❤

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