Art Supplies Auckland

art supplies auckland

Where to buy Art Supplies Auckland – Art supplies Auckland can be found in a range of locations offering a wide range of products for both professional and hobby artist. Gordon Harris Established in 1975 by Gordon and Ann Harris, they have an impressive range of art supplies and are well worth a visit if…

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New Art Web App Transforms the Way People View Art

Art Web App Mobile Art Gallery in Mt Eden, Auckland, has launched an exciting new free art web app that enables a user to visualise a selected artwork from the gallery, on their own wall, or a sample wall.  ‘We developed our art web app because we were finding that many clients wanting to hire…

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Art Galleries in Auckland

Auckland art Gallery

Auckland offers a wide range of art galleries to suit every taste, style and budget. You’re spoilt for choice with over 100 art galleries within the greater Auckland metropolitan area.  This reflects the huge diversity of the city’s culture, offering artists ranging from those who focus on traditional painting to those who produce art that…

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Large Paintings in your Home

Large Paintings

Large Paintings in Your House Large Paintings are too bold, too expensive, and too hard to hang.  Do any of these comments sound familiar? Read on to put your mind at rest. Looking at a large painting can often make one feel intimidated, particularly when viewed on a gallery wall. Often people worry that the…

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What’s the “big deal” with Abstract Art?

Why Abstract Art?

  What’s the “big deal” with Abstract Art? Do you admire abstract art, but don’t know why?  Abstract art looks like “nothing”… You may look at it and think “a child did it” OR It doesn’t look like it took long, how is it worth all that money? Do any of these comments sound familiar?…

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Guide for Renting Art: Things to Know Before You Rent

Art Rental - Rent Art

What Should I know Before I Rent Art? While most people have sound reasons to hire art, what they don’t know are the tricks of the trade and the risk areas that some art galleries won’t tell you. Here are a few points to be aware of; Don’t get tied into a 12-month fixed-term rental…

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Art Classes Auckland

Art Classes Auckland - Mobile Art Gallery

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint?  There are a large number of options in Auckland where you can learn various techniques for painting from oils to acrylics.  No matter whether you are a total beginner or wanting to learn some new techniques to improve your artwork, there will be a course suited…

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Famous Artist’s Painting Quotes

Gerhard Richter on Paitning

Gerhard Richter – Painting Quotes Painting quotes by famous artists are always interesting to read as they represent a short but thoughtful representation of value and what drives the artist. Gerhard Richter who has had a long career, has much to say about painting and the art world that he captures so well and in…

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Vincent Van Gogh painting quotes

Painter Liz Mcaullife and Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh painting quotes | A way of seeing the world Vincent Van Gogh painting quotes -It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done. -Great things are done by a…

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NZ Abstract Artist Bee Doughty-Pratt’s Painting for Retiring Governor General

Bee Doughty-Pratt

Farewell Gift For Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae NZ Abstract Artist Bee Doughty-Pratt’s painting ‘Fractured Light’ was a farewell gift for Governor General, Sir Jerry Mateparae.  Sir Jerry Mateparae, and his wife, Lady Janine Mateparae had this serene painting installed in their Kapiti home.   NZ Abstract Artist Bee Doughty-Pratt painted ‘Fractured Light’ which was given to…

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