Art Drawings

An art drawing is a visual art form in which various drawing implements, such as pencil, colored pencil, ink, or other mediums are employed to draw upon paper or another two-dimensional medium. Drawings bring beauty, culture, and contemplative content into the environment. They are collected for beauty, to enhance a space, and for the appreciation of their expression.

What subject matter does the collection cover?

Since humans first drew upon cave walls, they have sought to leave a means of enhancing their space, of sharing a narrative that communicates emotions, and to surround themselves with images of meaning and beauty. The subject matter here covers a wonderful array of styles, self-expression, and concepts. Here are some samples of the topics covered:

  • Abstract
  • Animals
  • Figures
  • Landscapes
  • Men
  • Nudes
  • Portraits
What time period does the collection of art drawings span?

The collection covers a range of styles, techniques, artists, and time periods. While each artist defines his or her own style of art, there are certain characteristics or schools that are associated with eras and epochs. To find an era or school that appeals to you, select from the following time periods:

  • Pre-1800
  • 1800-1899
  • 1900-1949
  • 1950-1969
  • 1970-1989
  • 1990-1999
  • 2000-Present
Is there a variety of styles presented in the collection?

It is true that each artist brings his or her unique signature to the paper, canvas, or other two-dimensional media, and yet there are certain characteristics of styles and schools. Part of the joy of collecting and exhibiting exciting pieces is finding a style that speaks to you. Here, for your enjoyment in exhibiting, is an incredible depth and breadth of artwork. Select from colonial to desert art, from dot painting to miniature art, from representation to urban aboriginal creations. Some styles include:

  • Abstract / Cubist
  • Contemporary / Expressionism
  • Fauvism / Pointillism
  • Folk Art / Graffiti / Outsider
  • Impressionism / Post-Impressionism
  • Traditional / Country
  • Vintage / Illustrative
What types of mediums are used to create the works?

The art drawings are created in a diverse selection of mediums and styles. They include:

  • Charcoal
  • Colored Graphite
  • Colored Pencil
  • Ink
  • Mixed Media
  • Pastels
  • Pencil/Graphite
  • Watercolor Pencils
What artists have contributed work to the collection?

Many creatives, across a wide range of periods and styles, have their work offered here. Part of the enjoyment of collecting is selecting an artist whose oeuvre appeals to your eye, decor, and aesthetics. These can range from unknown outsider artists crafting vivid pieces to celebrated creators such as Conte, Rembrandt, Cezanne, Matisse, and Daumier. Examples of the types of work offered include:

  • Roy Lichtenstein, “Curious” drawing, painting
  • Bobo Samardzic, drawing, 1960s Surrealism Expressionism, signed
  • Unique original ink, drawing, signed Pierre Auguste Renoir w COA, Monet era
  • Daniel Johnston, print, “Love Is Always A Slurpee”
  • E. Freyman, "Incognito", original watercolor and pastel painting
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