How to Buy Art Online (Virtual Meeting with the Artist)

We live in an age where we are becoming more comfortable with buying online. Doing your weekly grocery shopping on a supermarket website is one thing, but it may feel more strange buying original paintings for your home online. You may not be clear about how to buy art online, and what to do if…

Refunds for Purchased Artwork

So you’ve bought an original painting or print online and your partner doesn’t like it, or it isn’t quite what you hoped for. What do you do? Is it even possible to get refunds for purchased artwork? Well, of course one option is to talk your partner round or live with your mistake. It doesn’t…

5 Tips for How to Buy Art Online

We’re all getting used to shopping online, but choosing original art for your home can feel a bit overwhelming when you don’t know how to buy art online. These 5 tips will help you to confidently enjoy finding artwork that you will love for years to come. 1. What is Your Style? Think about the…

Certificate of Authenticity

When you buy an original painting from Caroline Skinner Art, you will receive a Certificate of Authenticity with your purchase. It confirms all the physical details of the painting (title, size, medium, year it was painted). It states that the artwork is an original painting and uniquely created by Caroline Skinner. A small photograph of…

Artists Supporting Artists

The Artist Support Pledge is a growing international movement of artists supporting other artists. In these difficult times during COVID-19 when art galleries are closed and art shows and workshops have been postponed or cancelled, many artists are finding themselves without work, and art buyers have less access to original artworks. The premise is quite…

Coronavirus Protection for Art Lovers

I’m sure you’ve all been following the Coronavirus news and looking for ways to protect yourself and your families, as I have too. Don’t worry, I’m not about to add to the rumour mill. As a precaution, I won’t be doing any shows or fairs for the foreseeable future, to protect myself and others from…