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http://LloydDobsonArtist.com How to buy affordable art direct from artist is the best way to invest and save money. Owning an original piece of art is definitely affordable, if you know where to look. So many people wish they could buy a one of a kind, but assume it is far out of their price range. This is not the case if you familiarize yourself with the local art community in your area. Often, for a fraction of the cost of the works by more well known artists, you can purchase unique originals by locals. Not only do you acquire a beautiful piece of art, but support your home community as well.
Don't know where to start? Here are some suggestions:
1) Siesta Key Farmers Market operates every Sunday from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Here you will find Paris born Vanessa Simonard and Lloyd Dobson local Siesta Key - Sarasota artist with their original artwork ready for you to decorate your walls.
2) You can go online to purchase their work as well at the following websites:
http://www.LloydDobsonArtist.com (Click on Fine Art Gallery tab)
http://SiestaKeyBlueWave.com (Click on Art / Products tab)
3) Local Art Galleries, Custom Frame Shops, College Art Departments, Restaurants & Coffee House and Art Guilds.
These are a just a few outlets to follow when looking for local art, but be creative. Boutiques, libraries and art & craft fairs are all are possible avenues to try. The more you frequent local establishments, the better your chances of discovering unique and affordable art created by someone who might be your neighbor.