Watercolour and Oil Paintings

Beautiful Butterfly Drawings Found In An 800-year-old Castle

The Fonmon Castle tres print; size 420mm x 279mm, courtesy of Fonmon Castle and the Goosebumps Branding Consultancy.

Creative consultancy Goosebumps, was recently commissioned to carry out a trade name project and as a result, a valuable heirloom belonging to the Boothby family in Victorian times was revealed.

A bound book was discovered containing a poem named ‘The Bat’s Hum’, written by hand in 1828 by the Rev.Charles Boothby, together with gorgeous floral butterfly drawings in pen and ink created by his wife.

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Sumptuous Silk Wallpaper Screens And Wall Hangings

Framed Silk Panel “Flowers”.

During the Tang dynasty Chinese scholars and artists painted beautiful creations onto silk and then stretched their work over a screen. This practice later developed into making wallpaper.

Shimu has brought this superb product to the UK from a leading supplier in China, at a more affordable price.

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Children’s Book Illustrator, Amanda Hall Offers Giclée Prints

Amanda Hall's The Sea Witch Giclee Print

The Sea Witch - An Amanda Hall Giclee Print

Beautiful, collectable limited-edition giclée prints, by award-winning children’s book illustrator Amanda Hall, are now available from a new online gallery and shop, promoting the work of artists and designers.

These charming prints present a striking sense of design and colour and would make ideal gifts for a child’s christening, birthday or Christmas, while also appealing to adults.

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Chinese Style Is One Of The Hottest Interior Trends This Year.

Chinese-ancestors pictures.

2012 is the Chinese year of the dragon and as the dragon is probably the most revered image within that culture, Chinese style is apparently one of the hottest interior trends this year.

If your desire is to create an oriental theme for your home, interiors specialists Gong can provide it all.

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Easyart Announces An Official License With The National Gallery Company Ltd.

 Easyart Announces An Official License With The National Gallery Company Ltd, London

Now that a licensing agreement with the National Gallery Company Ltd, on behalf of the National Gallery, London has been confirmed, a range of high quality art prints, from the world renowned collection is now available from leading UK online art retailer 100 images have been developed in association with The National Gallery, where colour proofing and state-of-the-art production methods ensure the original artworks are most faithfully reproduced. Each image is individually approved by a National Gallery expert and Easyart is just one of a handful of companies that has exclusive access to these images. Easyart’s high definition digital printing methods and archival pigment inks, means these reproductions are not only of exceptional quality, but also keep these qualities for years to come. Easyart prints on specially developed media, so no details from the originals are lost.

Julie Molloy, Managing Director, The National Gallery Company Ltd, London said:
“We are very excited about our association with Easyart. The National Gallery, London, features some of the world’s greatest paintings, and this association will enable a wider audience to select great posters and prints of our images while also generating valuable income for the Gallery.”

A portion of every sale will be paid to The National Gallery Company, therefore contributing to the upkeep of the galleries and the funding of an extensive educational programme. Every National Gallery piece is supplied with a ‘certificate of authenticity’.

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Pick Of The Bunch – Jason D’s Vibrant Floral Artwork

 Pick Of The Bunch - Jason D’s Vibrant Floral Artwork

It’s official: ‘brights’ are in and this season we’re adorning our wardrobes and our homes with a cheerful palette of cheeky hues, acid tones and eye-popping candy colours.

With their eye-catching designs and bursts of floral character, Jason.D’s exclusive digital prints are right on trend. So, rather than getting the paint brush and paint pots out, why not add a shot of colour with a vibrant floral print from Jason.D’s signature collection?

Taking inspiration from floral arrangements that other artists might ignore, Jason explains how he takes the flowers we give each other to say “thank you”, or “sorry”- perhaps bought in a corner shop or from a stall – then photographing them when they are past their best.

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Live Online Arts & Antique Auctions Proving Popular

 Live Online Arts & Antique Auctions Proving Popular, the UK’s leading live online bidding site, recorded a 120 per cent year-on-year increase in bidder numbers in 2009, revealing growing buyer confidence in purchasing art and antiques online.

In a year when recession and credit issues dominated the headlines, bucked the trend with revenues generated by the site increasing by 55 per cent year-on-year.

With a growing International presence, appears to have a winning formula.

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Surface View Launches A New eshop

 Surface View Launches A New eshop

Surface View has launched their new eshop, featuring a new range of ready-to-buy canvases and prints.

From their vast and uniquely beautiful image collections, Surface View have brought together some of their favourite images and made them available to buy as canvases, prints or mounted prints online.

All of the imagery is lovingly digitally re-mastered from the original sources and care is taken to respect the character and ´age worn´ beauty of the original image.

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Original Art Online From

Original Art Online From galleryonthenet is a stimulating website offering the artwork of a selection of talented present-day artists for the home or workplace.

You can browse the Artist’s Gallery and New Listings gallery to find your ideal painting, to bring that exclusive look to your home, or for a special gift.

When you click the paintings, you are able to view them ‘to scale over sofa’ and change the wall colour to compliment the painting, which greatly assists making your selection.

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Original art often increases in value and adds a special look to your home. is a new website offering the opportunity to buy artwork for the home or work environment, direct from a variety of accomplished contemporary artists.

Browse the artists’ galleries and the ‘newly listed’ gallery, for the perfect piece of artwork to provide the finishing touch to your home’s interior décor.

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