Does Canvas Art Look Cheap?

We all know that it’s really a matter of personal taste when it comes to judging if canvas art looks cheap. But! What does the general public think? With 12 years of experience as both an artist and an art curator, I’ve heard A LOT of opinions on this subject. So today I’m going to … Read more

Are Canvas Prints Suitable for Bathrooms?

If you’re wondering if you can hang canvas prints on your bathroom walls, then you’re definitely in the right place!

Click here to see my favorite place to buy trendy, affordable canvas prints for my bathroom (iCanvas).

Here, I’ll talk about if canvas prints and their frames will stand against humidity, what other print options are available for bathrooms, and more!

Read more

Art Prints vs Posters

Yuck! Artsy Fartsy Jargon

Are you wondering what’s the difference between art prints and posters? Then this post is for you!

Before you pull your hair out trying to figure out the difference, I’m going to explain it to you without artsy jargon… because let’s face it, who likes artsy jargon??? Not me! Yuck! Blechk!!! There’s no need of that!!!

So, IN PLAIN ENGLISH, here’s my post on art prints vs posters.

Read more

Investing in Art for Beginners (2020)

If you’re only just beginning to invest in art, or you’ve only just started thinking about it, then this beginner’s guide is for you!

From whether art is a good investment to where you can find FREE art advisors, it’s all here in this short, easy-to-read article!

Read more

Giclée Print vs Art Print (What’s the Difference?)

Wondering what’s the difference between giclée prints and art prints? Then you’re in the right place!

These are the basic differences between an art print vs a giclée. First, an art print is any reproduction of an original work of art (e.g. a canvas print that’s a copy of a handmade painting). Second, a giclée is actually a type of art print but it has very special characteristics (more details later).

To really understand the difference between a giclee and an art print, let’s first look at what is an art print. Then, we’ll look at what an art print needs in order to be classified as a giclée.

Read more

Are Canvas Prints, Canvas Photos, and Art Prints Tacky?

are canvas prints tacky
Click the image to see “Deliberation” by Mario Sanchez Nevado on iCanvas.

We all know that it’s really a matter of personal taste when it comes to judging if canvas prints, canvas photos, and art prints are tacky.

But!

What does the general public think?

With 12 years of experience as both an artist and an art curator, I’ve heard A LOT of opinions on this subject.

So, in this post, I’m going to talk about what art buyers generally say about canvas prints, canvas photos, and art prints.

Click here to see my ultimate FAVORITE place to buy inexpensive (but high-quality) canvas art (iCanvas)!

Read more

How to Moisture-Proof Picture Frames for Bathrooms

Moisture Proof Picture Frames Bathroom
Click the image to see the “Hippo in Bath” framed art print by BLANSHIE on Society6.

Today, I’m going to show you how I moisture proofed picture frames for my bathroom with stuff I bought on Amazon!

This process is:

  1. Inexpensive,
  2. Super easy,
  3. And it actually works!

I’ve had the same 4 framed art prints in my bathroom for 6 years and my prints look as good as the day I bought them!

Update: I wrote this article almost two years ago the framed artwork in my bathroom still looks amazing.

Read more