All the canvas print art I have on the walls here in the cosy nook of the Sunroom (aka Geek Native tower) is from Society6. The proof is in the pudding; it’s a site I recommend.
However, they are prone to emails (generally Gmail routes them straight into spam) and discounts. These are affiliate links, so I don’t want to dissuade you too thoroughly from any impulse purchases, but the truth is you probably get a discount on the next holiday or be able to use a service like Honey to find one now.
I’ve made these commendations with canvas prints in mind. Some of my favourites are no longer available, as artists control their own ware and come and go as they like. It’s a blessing and a risk.
In no order;
Image is: There’s A Ghost in the Greenhouse Again.
I have this canvas in the hallway. It commemorates all the houseplants I have failed to keep alive. There are other ghostly works by Katherine.
Image is: She Came from the Wilderness.
Expect flowers and colour from Frank, two things that I think most homes generally benefit from.
Image is: Keep Cool.
Juxtapositions are often what you get from Marco, and leg. While I’d stop short at calling his work feminist (work like Femme Fatale will spilt opinions), I don’t mind discussion in art, and I do like the attitude in Keep Cool.
Image is: The Whale.
Large animals, and clever use of colour; lots of white, lots of black and sometimes lots of blue. I think there’s a good mix of surreal, to real, to fantasy and even sci-fi with Terry, so it’s well worth a rummage.
Image is: The Great Godzilla off Kanagawa.
Despite the ” Dino ” part of the artist’s name, expect spirits, cats, and quirky looking elves from Mike despite the “Dino” part of the artist’s name. I think Mike’s style also makes for some great sweatshirt designs, and I’d have snapped up Space Oddity but for the astronaut.
Image is: Afternoon Nap.
It was tough picking which of Chiao’s art to highlight. There’s a particular pigeon that has my interest, and I like The Opposite very much. Perhaps I find Afternoon Nap pleasantly reminiscent of student days.
Image is Palmistry.
Granted, this image isn’t for everyone’s wall, and that’s why I like it. It’s very much in Prince’s style; old comic books, young women. Palmistry is neither the boldest nor the timidest of this talented artist’s work. I think Take a Risk is also worth taking a risk on.
Image is: Room Skull.
I know I said that many homes benefit from flowers and colour. Well, you can get both with Ali Gulec. However, some of my art wants lean to the dark and gothy, and Gulec feeds that side of me, especially with skulls.
Image is: Catana.
Image is: Ahsoka by Matt Kehler.
I think it’s okay to be cautious when you see fandom art. Is it legit? IN this case, I believe it. There is a whole Star Wars section on Society6 which is officially licensed. If you’re a Star Wars fan and want to support the indie scene around it rather than Disney getting ALL the MONIES then this is a lovely option.
Why Society6 at all? The shop supports artists by letting them upload designs, and then if they want, worry about little else. As customers, we can browse through what we wish to, click purchase, and Society6 handles all the logistics. There are others, Geek Native’s own store is on Redbubble, but Society6 has a strong focus on art for art.
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