Oil paintings can add a special touch to any decor and can come in a variety of designs and subjects. These can be a great way showcase your style and personality, they are great ways to collect, display and appreciate your art. Painting can be found with everything from fruits, flowers, boats, water scenes, to old houses, and farm animals. Some abstract art can even look a little indescribable and make a very interesting conversation piece.
Finding the perfect place to display your paintings. Art work can be placed almost anywhere in your home, or office. This is a personal decision, and your art work can be placed anywhere that would work for you and the work in your room. Large empty walls, areas above fire places, on the walls above dressers, above the head of the bed, and above hall tables seem to be a popular place to display art work. Keep in mind when deciding which piece to use consider the size you would need, the colors that you have around your room, and of course the use of the room. You would not want it to interfere with or take away from your other art, or pictures in your room.
Colors and contrasts of the room should be considered trying to develop a color pallet among the colors in the walls, furniture, and other surrounding. Most Oil Paintings have a lot of colors in their pallet, so making a painting work usually does not require a lot. Try to avoid using a brightly colored paining in a brightly colored room, this will cause them to clash and seem to loud for the room.
By using your best judgment and a few guidance tips you should be able to find the perfect painting for your needs. A room is usually already decorated and furnished before adding of a painting. Several paintings of various sizes can be used in the same room, even similar paintings can be groups together on a larger wall. Always keep in mind the style, and decor. As a decorative piece paintings can bring a lot of character into the decor of the room. They tell a story, or show your support for a cause. Always keep in mind that more is not always better. A few well placed paintings throughout the home or office, should be enough to complete any decor.
Once you have select a theme, style, and location you will need to select a size, do you want a smaller accent piece accent a larger piece, or other artwork in your home, are you going to be hanging the piece on the wall or leaning against a mantle. Larger pieces are no doubt going to be the center of the room, but will it take away from the rest of the decor, will in interfere with your other art work. Taking this into consideration will keep you from purchasing a painting that makes your walls seem cluttered or not fit in your decor. Paintings can add a special quality to any decor, and can add that personnel touch that your room may have been missing.