Art from a buyer’s perspective can be both exciting and intimidating. There are many ways to do it and there are lots of things to consider. Choosing the artwork is a challenge in itself because, let’s be honest, there are so many beautiful artworks out there, just waiting to be discovered!
We encourage you to support small businesses and choose items that are made with love and thoughtfulness. One suggestion? Give the gift of art. With such a diverse community of artists, you’re bound to find something as meaningful and as unique as your loved ones.
Having been a designer and artist for so long, Ivy shares that her biggest lesson in her journey was the “illusion” of control, that it’s simply an illusion that leads to anxiety. According to Ivy, “letting go can actually do wonders… when things fall apart, and you have nothing left to hold on to but yourself, you find liberation. You find yourself.”
There’s something to be missed in meeting and connecting with creative people face to face, but we can still invite creativity into our lives by tuning out of digital noise once in a while and tuning into podcasts on art and design.
Today on #ArtdropSpotlight, we celebrate the journey of someone who has been in the creative industry for seventeen years. Louise Valdivia-Saputil is a Fine Arts graduate from UST, a former designer for publishing & printing companies, a wife, a mom and a talented illustrator – who takes pride in her wealth of experiences and constantly adapts to the ever-changing industry she has evolved with through the years.
In almost all her works, every square inch of piece is given thought and care. You look once and you see lovely buildings in isometric view. You look again and notice that through every window, you'll not only find bookshelves and couches, you'll also find individual books and patterned pillow cases. Plus, the number of cats you'll find in her body of work is quite astonishing as well.