Add a Touch of Autumn Style to Your Home with the Latest Offerings at ArtGallery

by Robb Shingles 16. September 2019 13:09

With the Summer slowly drifting away and the cooler weather setting in, it’s clear that we’re heading well into Autumn. Even though it means breaking out the warmer clothing and debating whether or not to put the heating on, every new season brings with it the perfect excuse to give your home a little re-fresh. And what better way than to treat yourself to some fabulous new artwork from your favourite online art gallery? We feature a huge range of local artists and their original artwork, so whatever your tastes, you can guarantee to find something you’ll love here at ArtGallery. Just to get you inspired, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite originals that are sure to embrace that Autumn feel!


Hare in Blue by Anna Pawlyszyn


Artwork involving woodland animals is one way to incorporate that Autumnal feel into your home. Woodland themed lamps, prints and fabrics seem to be popping up in a lot of homeware collections lately, but for a show stopping piece that will be the talking point of any visitors, we love this Hare in Blue original. This gorgeous watercolour painting by Anna Pawlyszyn is the perfect addition to any room for the Autumn. The cooler colours combined with the classic brown tones give a unique twist on the painting, along with the fine details in the whiskers and eyes which is sure to add the wow factor to any wall. The perfect painting for any animal lover.


Through the Red Trees 2 by Aisha Haider


When it comes to an Autumnal colour palette, you can’t beat a vibrant, rich shade of red. Through the Red Trees 2 gives us just that. This stunning piece by Aisha Haider is the perfect feature for any living room or bedroom, and will help to create a cosy and romantic atmosphere. The varied shades of red create a gloriously realistic texture, allowing you to feel as though you’re walking through this romantic forest itself. A fantastic painting to take your home into the new season, or even as a gift for a special couple. 


Twins by Claudine Peronne


Sticking with rich reds and Autumn colour palettes, another piece of original artwork we’re loving for the new season is this Twins print by Claudine Peronne. A wonderful piece to feature in any family home, the deep browns and bright oranges combined with the pastel pink sky create the look of a cosy Autumn sunset perfectly. We especially love the range of textures, created with the use of ink, pastel and watercolour pencils. 


Goddess of the Green Wood by Angie Livingstone


If you’re looking for even more ways to embrace the woodland theme, Goddess of the Green Wood is the painting for you. Jewel tones are a popular trend for Autumn 2019, and the glorious blues and greens fit this bill perfectly, giving it a beautifully enchanting look. The thick textures and embellishments add to the magical feel of the painting, from the branches on the trees right down to the detailing of the animals. We especially love the concept behind the artwork - the idea that our woodland creatures are watched over by a forest spirit to protect them from cruelty. 


Sunset #2 by Cecillia Frigati


What better way to welcome Autumn into your home than with a gorgeous sunset landscape? As part of Cecillia Frigati’s original landscape series, Sunset 2 is a wonderful way to add a snapshot of nature into any room. Created with acrylic paints and free flow brush strokes, this fabulous landscape captures an Autumnal sunset perfectly. With a range of contrasting colours, from the pastel tones in the sky to the dark, rich shades in the vegetation, this landscape will suit a wide variety of decors in your home and is sure to be a talking point for any visitors. 


3D Tall Silver Birch Trees by Marilene Salles


If you love bright and bold colours, you’ll love this 3D Tall Silver Birch Trees piece by Marilene Salles. The vivid blue background paired with the warm Autumnal tones of the falling leaves create the perfect eye catching contrast that’s sure to brighten up any space. Painted from a unique perspective, this gives the feel of being sat under the trees with the leaves falling around you - it’s a sure way to embrace the new season! 


London Westminster by Rizna Munsif


Finally, we can’t look at some of the best offerings from local artists without a piece that involves our glorious capital. This London Westminster painting by Rizna Munsif shows off the stunning city (in our classic British weather, of course!) and uses only five colours to really emphasise the structure. The rich tones in the falling leaves give the scene a wonderful Autumn feel of walking along a London street on a blustery day, while the varied black and white tones capture the sophistication and the beauty of the buildings. This is definitely a cityscape for you to fall in love with. 


Of course this is just the tip of the iceberg. Here at ArtGallery we have a range of stunning original artwork to suit all tastes, so whether you’re looking for a classic landscape piece or something bright and quirky, you’re bound to find the perfect piece to brighten your home. 


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Art Gifts for Mother’s Day: A Definitive Guide

by Robb Shingles 27. March 2019 09:58

Some of us are very lucky, we know before we’ve even started gift shopping what we’re going to buy for a loved one. The ideas flock to us, there is little research involved and often, the gift is very well received. However, for the unfortunate majority, buying gifts for loved ones can be a long drawn out affair, with regular standoffs and frustrations. 

As art enthusiasts, we know that buying art as a gift for Mother’s Day is often perceived as one of the most thoughtful and perceptive of gifts. However, there are still many pitfalls that people can easily fall into, especially if not art enthusiasts themselves.

So, that’s why we at ArtGallery have put together a handy little guide, which hopes to inform readers on how to make the best artwork selection and ensure their gift is well recieved.

Art Gifts for Mother's Day - Botanical Jazz by Alexandra Grashion-cowley

Botanical Jazz By Alexandra Grashion-cowley


How well do you know your Mother’s tastes?

Some may say this is a silly question to ask, but careful consideration is needed here. If you feel that you aren’t particularly brushed up on your Mother’s tastes, try following these simple steps: 

  • Look for art/prints/pictures already erected around the home. This isn’t a fullproof method of picking the perfect piece, but it is certainly a safe indicator.
  • If you mother is a crafter, have a browse through her supplies. Within here, hopefully you’ll discover patterns, colours and styles.
  • Home Décor – Buying an artwork which doesn't compliment internal colour schemes is likely to go down badly, so take this into account. The general tones and patterns of wallpaper, wall paint and furniture is likely to give you a solid understanding of your mother’s tastes.  


See The Light By Tracey Rowan


Space in the house

Another important factor to consider when shopping for that perfect artwork is working out if your Mother has the space to hang it! Whether you’re looking on ArtGallery or on another online art marketplace, they should have functionality enabling you to filter artworks by size.

To go through the entire artwork selection and purchasing process, only for your mother to put your gift into storage would be disheartening for everyone, so try your best to make sure your Mother’s Day art gift is an appropriate size. Perhaps even sneak around with a tape measure and scope out a few potential hanging spots prior to purchasing. 

Iris With Lilacs Bouquet By Elizabeth Williams


How much are you willing to spend?

This is certainly something that needs consideration, as artwork prices can vary hugely. As with size requirements, all good online art marketplaces, including will have price filtering. This should cut out endless browsing and help you find a piece within your budget, within just a few clicks.  One handy hint; we at ArtGallery are real advocates for quality over quantity. If in doubt, a smaller more expensive piece will be better received than a large cheap piece.  

Beautiful Autumn Day By Oleg Riabchuk


Don’t buy for yourself, however hard that may be

Although very difficult, we always advise people to try and park their own tastes and feelings at the door. When it comes to buying Art for Mother’s Day, or for any occasion, you must try and put yourself in your recipient's shoes. 


When do you need it by?

It’s always best to make sure that the artist can deliver in good time. That being said, for the perfect piece, it’s no bad thing to wait an extra couple of days. Just make sure you let you Mother know, so she doesn’t think you’ve forgotten about her!

At, all UK sales are delivered within 5 working days unless otherwise specified. However, your order can be delivered quicker. The best way to take advantage of this service is to contact Chloe Draper, our Sales Executive at [email protected]. Alternatively, you can call her on 01666 505152.

Blue Skies in London 2 By Aisha Haider



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Spotlight on: Sally Lancaster

by Lisa Doherty 27. April 2018 09:00

Sally Lancaster is a Devon-based artist who specialises in figurative art. She is largely self-taught, and her paintings focus on movement, muscle, motion and tone.

She recently appeared on the global TV show Colour in your Life, which takes an in-depth look at her paintings and shows Sally at work in her studio. The programme also looks at how artists, in general, manage the ongoing process of selling their work.

One thing that’s made clear in the show is that great painting takes time and patience. So, looking at Sally’s art in a bit more detail, we show you what’s involved when artists go through the creative and artistic process.

Figurative work

Having started her career painting pet portraits, Sally moved on to focus on equestrian art - predominantly studies of racing, dressage and polo horses that were captured in motion to highlight muscle tone and light and shade.

In recent years, however, she has moved away from equine art to focus more on figurative studies, which includes dancers. Again, like horses, the human body enables her to capture motion and form, as well as light and shade.

Curvation by the artist Sally Lancaster

Curvation by Sally Lancaster

To enhance the figurative form, Sally captures bodies in ‘stretched’ or elongated poses, which really enhances their build and highlights the detail and honed musculature of the subject’s body. Not only that, but the fact that Sally portrays figures mid-movement really makes the viewer want to imagine what they’re going to do next.

Material Feeling by Sally Lancaster
Material Feeling by Sally Lancaster

In order to capture the movement and muscle of her subjects, Sally holds a photoshoot in a local theatre hall and, through the use of blackout blinds, she puts the space into darkness in order to control the light source and enhance the variations between light and shade.

Sally then directs the model to move into positions and angles that will make for strong and compelling subject matter. Once the shoot is done, she then sorts through the images to create a portfolio, or shortlist, of potential paintings.

Reach by Sally Lancaster
Reach by Sally Lancaster

The creative process

Once Sally has chosen an image from the shoot, she then gets to work on creating her art. As you can imagine, this much detail doesn’t come out on the canvas overnight, so, on average, her paintings take over a month to produce.

The reason for this is because not only does she have to draw and paint the figure, but also work on the intricacies involved in light and shade, which can be very complex. And there’s a lot more to light and shade than black and white.

In fact, there are many shades, well, in shade. For example, if the subject is placed against a blue backdrop, then these colours will manifest themselves in various tones on the figure or surrounding areas.

To help capture this and help her gauge colours, Sally works alongside a large monitor with the photo of the subject on display. This enables her to zoom in and out of detail and clearly pick-up these tonal shades.

You can see this detail in ‘Fragile Transparency’ where the dancer is shrouded by a veil, so not only does Sally have to capture the dancer’s form, but also the light and shade in the folds of the veil. Trust us, this is not an easy task!

Fragile Transparency by Sally Lancaster
Fragile Transparency by Sally Lancaster

Interiors focus

As is common practice with most artists, Sally looks to exhibit her paintings wherever possible. She currently has her work on display at Lympstone Manor, which is owned by Michelin starred chef, Michael Caines.

Sally Lancaster's work on display at Lympstone Manor

A display of Sally Lancaster's work at Lympstone Manor

If you’re thinking of buying one of Sally’s paintings and you’re in the Devon area – or you’re even going to stay at the Manor - then this is a great opportunity to see how her paintings look from an interiors perspective.

As you can see in the photo, the copper tones and creams of the bar area really help make the painting stand out and be a striking focal point in the room. It’s also positioned in a way to make a great talking point while at the bar.

Seeing a painting in real-life, or in situ, can really help with the decision-making process and help you see it from a different perspective as well, so getting to see an artist’s work ‘in the flesh’, or using a room visualiser, can make all the difference.

Price range

With this much detail and skill, Sally’s paintings start from around £2,000 and up into the £5,000 price range. Our premier Artists are carefully selected and are noted for their outstanding work and reputation, so their work is priced accordingly. All Sally’s paintings are sold with frames, which does save on the additional cost of having to go to a framer.

Sally’s reputation is growing year on year, and she is a highly respected and regarded artist. With that in mind, purchasing her work could be viewed as a long-term investment. Not to mention that the subject matter will always be of interest to people and it’s hard to tire of looking at her work.

There are ways you can invest and own one of her paintings, however, such as the Own Art scheme, which can help you make those dream purchases with interest-free monthly instalments.

We are proud to say we are part of the scheme, so if you’re thinking of buying one of Sally’s paintings, then get in contact and let’s see how we can help.

Final note. Calling all male dancers!

Currently, Sally uses a female dancer for her paintings, but she is also keen to focus on figurative studies of the male form. If anybody knows a male dancer that would be happy to pose, then get in contact. They will be captured permanently on canvas and become a work of art, an amazing opportunity!


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Latest Interior Art Trends

by Lisa Doherty 18. April 2018 11:54

This year is proving to be an exciting year for interiors. There are such a wide-range of trends to help transform your home and suit every taste. We take a look at some of the top predictions and show you the art you need to make that style pop.

Folk or global style

For fans of tradition, or those who love to see the world and experience different cultures, Folklore and travel have been combined to create a global look. The key colours for this style are Terracotta, muted greens or sage and off-whites, which are offset by patterned textiles and wall hangings.

Example of folk/global style

Image courtesy of Dulux.

From an art perspective, this is all about pattern with a naïve twist. So, paintings that have a folk element, or a global tone to them are perfect for these interiors. This means looking for art that is more simplified and patterns that have a textile feel to them.

Creative Africa by Robert Niland
Creative Africa by Robert Niland Leaf Art #1 by Jo KC Ellis
Leaf Art #1 by Jo KC Ellis Green Palm by Jo KC Ellis
Green Palm by Jo KC Ellis African Tribal Women by Irina Rumyantseva
African Tribal Women by Irina Rumyantseva

Colour pop

As a nation, we’re getting much bolder and confident with colour, and this is being reflected in interiors. In fact, Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2018 is Ultra Violet, which is a vivid purple, and marks the start of a trend in rich pigments, such as yellows, emerald greens, and blues.

Example of colour pop

Image courtesy of Swoon Editions

Even though we’re getting braver with colour, it is understandable that some people may be a little nervous about using it to cover a space. If so, then art is a great compromise as it allows you to be bold without saturating a room. With that in mind, you could have white or off-white walls and use art to provide that striking colour pop. Abstract art is great for this style, as are landscapes.

Despite the cold - XXL abstract painting - XXL abstract painting by Ivana Olbricht
Despite the cold - XXL abstract painting - XXL abstract painting by Ivana Olbricht Yellow line by Poonam choudhary
Yellow line by Poonam choudhary

Touchy feely textures

Alongside the Global style, texture is becoming more popular and we’re seeing large-weave rugs, carpets, baskets and wicker-style seating and lampshades becoming key interior features. This is no less the case with art as there a wide range of artists bringing texture to their painting with rough brush strokes and layering. This style of art complements the textured interior look well.

Table and chairs

Image courtesy of John Lewis

Portraits, abstract and three-dimensional art are styles to consider - or any paintings that use strong textures - when enhancing this look. Especially textured paintings with colour, as woven materials tends to be a neutral tone and can look a bit flat when used too much. Basically, this is a chance to be bold and really make a statement. Mid-Century art is also a great style to go with this look.

Mojito by Kerry Bowler
Mojito by Kerry Bowler Down in the Valley by Andrew Alan Johnson
Down in the Valley by Andrew Alan Johnson

Totally tropical

The tropical trend is set to remain popular this year and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. One of the reasons for this is, not only because it can create a warm and relaxing space, but it’s a style that you can have a lot of fun with.

Tropical themed bedroom

Image courtesy of Dunelm

Whether you want to just use hints of the tropical, by using art and accessories, or go all out with wall colour and house plants, there are no holds barred. As you would expect with this look, greens, reds and yellows are key colours.

Starfish by Jean Tatton Jones
Starfish by Jean Tatton Jones Organic2 by Jean Tatton Jones
Organic2 by Jean Tatton Jones Tropical forest by Viktoriya Gorokhova
Tropical forest by Viktoriya Gorokhova Blue and Yellow Macaw by Zoe Elizabeth Norman
Blue and Yellow Macaw by Zoe Elizabeth Norman

Latest art trends

It’s not just interiors that focus on trends, but the art world does as well. Currently, digital art is opening-up a world of opportunities for artists, and, as a result, we’re seeing a fusion of photography, paint and illustration to create mixed media imagery.

Artists are also using digital as an opportunity to be more creative with light studies as well, which has led to colourful and almost surreal images that play with and use technology to their advantage.

And the sky turned pink by Elisabeth Grosse
And the sky turned pink by Elisabeth Grosse Birds V / Limited Edition Print on Canvas by Anna Sidi-Yacoub
Birds V / Limited Edition Print on Canvas by Anna Sidi-Yacoub

Digital is also being used to create painterly paintings that have the feel of a photo negative and is making for really interesting viewing. If you’re someone who is forward thinking and are looking to invest in art of the future, then this digital is certainly marking the way.

Apple Blossom by Kathryn Edwards
Apple Blossom by Kathryn Edwards Sunrise in the forrest by leslie garrett
Sunrise in the forrest by leslie garrett

Whatever your interiors tastes, we most certainly have the art to match. Not only that, but we have paintings to suit every budget as well. Our budget search buttons mean you can go straight to the images in your price range, to avoid any distractions or lengthy searches. What are you waiting for, go get creative!


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Life In Stillness - The Art Gallery, Tetbury

by Charlotte 10. May 2013 16:26

The Art Gallery, Tetbury is proud to showcase the superb artwork by Andrew McNeile Jones.

Andrew’s paintings are of domestic interiors and humble still lives.  They glimpse into a moment of time, where his subjects are often lit with raking sunlight and aim capture a certain atmosphere that combines light, shadow and reflection. The objects are of the everyday life and are made glorious with a new potency of oil paint.  Sometimes his art hints an offstage narrative, leaving the opportunity for the viewer to create their own story. The style is figurative and detailed, without being slavishly photoreal. 

Andrew graduated with a first in Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Art, in the 1980's. He then trained as a filmmaker and worked in all areas of the film and television business. In 2002 he decided to leave the business to concentrate on his art and has exhibited regularly ever since. He now lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and family.

Visit the gallery to view these wonderful artworks.

Open Tuesday to Saturday 9.30 – 5pm

The Art Gallery (Home of

Spencer House, 34 Long Street, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8AQ

Tel: 01666 505152.  



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