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Art Collectibles Hobby

Beautify Your Home with an Art Collectibles Hobby

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.

Classic fine art painting
Serious collectors with generous budgets collect original fine art paintings from the old masters, which is also a type of investment.  (Image by Pixabay.com)

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

Fine art sculpture
Collecting small figurines based around a certain theme can be an interesting collectibles hobby, especially if they gain in value over time.
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.

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.

Wall tapestry artwork made from jute material
Orinental rugs, native wall tapestries and wall hangings can also become interesting art collectibles, including those you might use to decorate your home.

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.

Painting of an Italian landscape
For those who enjoy nature scenes, landscape paintings can be especially satisfying art collectibles hobby.  (Image by Pixabay.com)

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 everywhere.

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 today.

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