Beautify your home with fine art
Collecting is a fun hobby, and one of the most interesting things to collect are
art collectibles. Many different items can be painted with artwork and become an art collectible. Hobbies enthusiasts collect such things as saw blades, and wooden
eggs which have had artwork painted on.
People even collect designer rugs as art. Another art collectibles hobby is
collecting limited edition plates, thimbles, Christmas ornaments, and figurines produced by such
companies as Bradford Exchange. And of course, many people collect fine art paintings.
|Serious collectors with generous
budgets collect original fine art paintings from the old masters, which is also a type of
investment. (Image by
The person with an art collectibles hobby will probably find his or her own
favorite artists whose works they appreciate. They can choose to focus on one particular artist, either past or
present, or they can choose from the works of many artists. On the other hand, they may collect art and art
objects around a theme they enjoy, such as cigars, wild animals, or piano music.
Art Collectibles Ideas
One may think of an art collector as a rich person who has the money to spend
hundreds of thousands of dollars on an original Van Gogh. A person of more modest means can collect art too,
however. Post cards are a good place to start. Most art museum gift shops offer high quality, glossy postcards
printed with some of their more notable acquisitions. By buying those cards one really appreciates, anyone can have
an art collection.
Collecting small figurines based around a certain theme can be an interesting
collectibles hobby, especially if they gain in value over time.
Ebay is a good source of art collectibles whatever type of art or collectible you
fancy. In fact, if you are just starting out, the choices and options can be overwhelming! Just remember that you
can sell your own belongings as well as buying those of others. This should make the impact on the budget a little
less powerful. Other ideas for inexpensively collecting art collectibles are scouring flea markets, thrift shops,
and garage sales. You never know what treasure someone else may be getting rid of.
|Orinental rugs, native wall tapestries and wall
hangings can also become interesting art collectibles, including those you might use to decorate
Art Collectibles Artists
One nice thing about art collectibles is that artists can be found in every part
of the world. The art collector should scout the local art shows, museums, and artist's hangouts to find out just
what sort of talent can be had less expensively and close to home. Because of the local flavor of some artwork, art
collectibles make good travel souvenirs.
|For those who enjoy nature scenes, landscape
paintings can be especially satisfying art collectibles hobby. (Image by
For instance, the artist Linda Barnicott specializes in paintings of scenes,
buildings, and landmarks found around Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Similarly, collectors can find local artist almost
An art collectible hobby will keep you interested in life and give you a home filled with art masterpieces as well.
If you enjoy pretty and interesting things around you, consider starting an art collectibles hobby
If you are an outdoor hobby person, then rock collecting could be your thing.