Contemporary Art Investment: A Few Tips
Art investment is a risky business. Even “insiders” such as auction houses, art dealers and experienced collectors make mistakes and sometimes lose money on what they consider to be ‘investment grade’ art. On the other hand, returns can be very high, making art investment a potentially high return, but risky enterprise. This article briefly examines this area and provides a few tips on how to reduce some of the risks in buying art from emerging artists who don’t have a track record at major auction houses.Cool Xmas Greetings That You Can Prepare in April or May
It may seem far too early to think about ways to celebrate the holiday season, but there are some things that you can prepare now while the Christmas rush is over. To start you on your quest for the perfect Xmas greetings, let’s think about various things you would want to do.Buying a Birthday Card for a Teenager
When a child becomes a teenager it becomes harder to shop for them. It’s often not enough to just buy a cake and a full party may just be a little too much, when all they really want to do is to relax with friends or be spoiled for an evening.5 Easy Steps To Build Your First Greeting Card
Start building your own greeting cards handmade with these 5 beginner steps. Get the knowledge to start creating for yourself.Art And Investment Through The Ages: How To Get Started
A small guide for the beginner who wishes to invest in a work of art. The things one should look for, and the things one should avoid.Why Do We Still Use the Cross-Hatching Technique?
The technique of ‘Hatching’ was first seen in the middle ages and further developed into ‘Cross-Hatching’ in the fifteenth century, but this technique has never diminished in popularity and still remains a popular way of creating form and tonal shading in many different aspects of art today. Why do we still hold so much respect for this process?YouTube and Other Cool Greeting Ideas
It is the time of the internet and what better way to greet someone can there be than to create videos on YouTube? If it’s someone’s birthday you can showcase a video of the highlights of the year or of a birthday party with a video.Saying Happy Birthday Without Making a Big Deal About It
We have a birthday every year and we all have our own ways to recognize this day. While many of us celebrate with a party or by having a party planned for us, there are those of us who do not see a birthday as a really big deal.Greeting Cards: Homemade Vs Store Bought
Greeting cards are one of the more common gifts to be given to people these days. Many stores, from grocery stores to hallmark shops have shelves upon shelves lined up with greeting cards and they cover a wide variety of topics and purposes.Greetings in Today’s World
Greetings are so very important to making that first impression in an initial meeting and yet it is far too often overlooked. One should never forget the importance of greetings in their day to day dealings.