Art Terms and Styles

October 1, 2016

Art is such a vital part of your completed space so we make the selection process easy for you.  Here we spell out different art terms that you may find helpful when communicating with our Design staff.

1.) Retail Art Terms

A Basic understanding of art styles can be helpful when communicating with your design staff.  Things to keep in mind that effect art price points are factors such as: exclusivity, labor intensity and one-of-a-kind creations.  These are things our designer will mention during your Initial Consultation Appointment.  Made to order art work has become more affordable in recent years and may best suit your budget if you prefer a more tailored look in your art work.

a.) Gicleé
A machine print on canvas, embellished with hand painting on top of the print- typically wrapped around a non-framed canvas
Starting at $75.00

b.) Original Paintings
Using different media on canvas or paper: oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouche, ink, charcoal, other materials
Starting at $200

c.) Original Art
These are rare and exclusive one-of-a-kind creations
Starting at $500

d.) Digital
Where photography meets pixels, color and black and white on Paper. Think underwater photographs
Starting at $ 250

e.) Limited Editions
Original pieces created in limited supply. Similar to a numbered series where once the artist sells out, we are only able to suggest similar pieces
Starting at $250

f.) Contemporary Photography
An excellent way to begin building your art collection. Tends to be priced reasonably and it’s an arresting medium that’s easy to fall in love with.
Starting at $250

From 3DDE: Art color wheel style book

2.) Online Art

g.) Framed Print
Hundreds of frame and mat combinations. Frames are assembled, packaged and shipped by expert framing staff and delivered “ready to hang” with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails.

h.) Canvas Print- (Gicleé)
Add texture and depth with stretched canvas prints. Image is printed on a 1.5” x 1.5” wooden frame. Delivered and ready to hang with pre-attached mounting wire, mounting hooks and nails.  Specify:
🔲 Gallery- black or white wrap
🔲 Museum- mirrored sides

i.) Acrylic Print
Bring your artwork to life with stylish lines and added depth. Image printed on the back of a 1/4” thick sheet of acrylic. The high gloss sheet produces stunning results.

j.) Wood Print
Natural feel, Image printed on 3/4” thick maple. D clips included on back for mounting.

k.) Art Print
Prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. Arrives in Sturdy rolled tube.

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