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TIM SHORTEN - Painting The Music of Life

TIM SHORTEN - Painting The Music of Life

Artist Tim Shorten’s love of nostalgia shows in his stylish portrayal of a bygone era, a time when the pace of life was slower and the interactions between people were  more intense, more personal...


And The Winner Is......

And The Winner Is......

Every year we like to tell you who has won our 'Little Acorns' Top Sellers Award, in other words, who has sold the most pieces in the last twelve months... and now the results are in:  In FIRST Place:  Kealey Farmer Yayyy! Congratulations Kealey! You are the 2020 'Little Acorns' Top Seller! Our customers love your beautiful, happy, feel good paintings and we have sold prints and originals and sketches across the board! With another release coming very soon you're sure to pique interest again! oOo  In JOINT SECOND Place: Mackenzie Thorpe AND Kerry Darlington Huge Congratulations to two artists who...


Who is Banksy anyway? And what has he done for the Art World?

Who is Banksy anyway? And what has he done for the Art World?
Once upon a time if somebody asked you to name a popular artist you may have answered Vincent Van Gogh or perhaps even Rolf Harris. These days it is far more likely that a name like Banksy would roll off your tongue.

The sporadic and random appearance of the well-known stencil-style art works have created quite a following for this modern ‘street artist’. The recent auction stunt for a piece now titled ‘Shredded Girl with Balloon’ is testimony to how much value can be added to what some see as ‘impermanent’ works of art...

Allow Yourself to Invest in Art... and be Repaid Every Day!

Allow Yourself to Invest in Art... and be Repaid Every Day!

If you had £500 what could you do with it? 
New clothes? More gadgets? A few days away? 
Or buy something fabulous which makes you smile every day and makes you feel fantastic!

Art for investment has always been a tricky subject. Vincent Van Gogh only sold a single painting whilst he was alive and yet now his original works are worth millions!