Art Creates Calm Environments: Discover How

Art creates calm environments in your home or workplace. How do you feel when you look at a piece of art, for example, a painting or sculpture? Viewing art can produce tranquility and peace of mind, as well as a sense of calmness. Who doesn’t want or need that?!

In times of uncertainty (like we are currently having) that creates a lot of anxiety for many people, art is especially needed. I connect deeply with many different paintings, for instance, the work titled, Flaming June. This artwork was created by Sir Frederic Leighton in 1895. A reproduction of this soothing painting hangs in my bedroom. It really does bring me a sense of peace every time I look at it.

I love visiting art galleries and museums. I’ll never forget when I viewed Luncheon of the Boating Party by
Pierre-Auguste Renoir. It moved me to tears, I was so overwhelmed, but in a good way. This good feeling stayed with me as I was so engrossed in this painting. I looked at it for at least 30 minutes and could not get enough of this remarkable work of art.

You too can see this beautiful painting! It is displayed in the Phillips Collection at the Phillips Memorial Gallery in Washington, D.C. Seeing this painting positively uplifted me in more ways than I’ll ever know. It’s time for another trip to this gallery and to see one of my favorite works of art!

Connect To A Calming Artwork

Art creates calm environments in your home or workplace.

Silky Waters (above image) is a watercolor I painted which has a very calming aura about it. The silent moving fish and the soothing blue-green colors create a tranquil feeling. These lovely tropical fish swim gracefully in and out of the picture plane. The shapes of the fish are free flowing and colors are softly naturalistic. I own the original because I couldn’t part with it, but you can own this serene painting reproduced as giclee fine art prints. Available at devaart.com.

How Art Creates Calm Environments In Your Home or Workplace.

Creating art or crafts helps to focus your mind. To illustrate, I get in a meditative state when I paint my intuitive artworks. Therefore, it has calming effects and can help to lower stress and anxiety. You don’t have to be an artist to create!

Coloring books made for adults are a wonderful tool to help relieve stress. They are not the kind of coloring books made for children. The artwork produced in these coloring books are beautiful. You can buy them almost anywhere. Give it a try to calm down a tough day you may have had!

If you want to create a calming environment in your home or workplace, think about buying a piece of art! It can promote a sense of healing every time you look at it. Your connection with the artwork is also important. Art is very personal and you will know if you have a connection with the artwork.

Art creates calm environments in your home or workplace.

Serenity Brings Calmness

Serenity, the original alcohol ink painting seen above will be for sale after I mount it and ready to hang (no frame). This painting was created in greens, yellows, blues and oranges (the butterfly) in the medium alcohol ink which waterproof and permanent. Several UV varnish coatings are applied to protect from dust/dirt. The flowers, greenery, dragonfly and butterfly are very peaceful and serene images. Serenity is a little jewel of a painting may be just want you want to look at for a piece of calmness in your life. For instance, you could hang it in a cozy nook that you’ll pass by a lot. The image size is 5″ x 7″.

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Awesome Toucans! Distinctive, Beguiling Toucan Bird Art Prints

toucan bird art prints

Toucan bird art prints are very colorful paintings and available as giclee prints. They are so beautiful and have the brightest colors in nature. Puffin sea birds and lovebirds as well as flamingos and parrots are some types of birds I have painted. These fanciful birds are a joy to paint.

Toucan Talk was originally created in gouache which is an opaque watercolor. The lovely colors and bright and vibrant. This painting was created in a painterly illustrative style. The toucans in the background, which are lighter in color, look as if they overlap each other. This artwork is for sale as giclee art prints. Sizes vary and you can choose the size of the print. Only available at devaart.com online art gallery-store.

Tropical birds make wonderful pets. I have a beautiful talking cockatiel and he is a joy to behold! He must say about 20 words and phrases. Parakeets, parrots and toucans are some of the smartest birds in nature. These stunning tropical birds have bright, beautiful colors and also long bills. They present a cheerful and joyful atmosphere whenever I’ve been around them. I’ve owned parakeets, cockatiels, parrolets, English budgies and a mynah bird!

Toucan Bird Art Prints

  • Toucan Talk originally created in gouache (opaque watercolor).
  • Realistic artwork portraying several colorful toucans sitting together.
  • Toucans seen in background in lighter contrast to birds in front.
  • Toucan Talk is available as giclee art prints.
  • Available at devaart.com online gallery-store.
  • Original painting has sold.

Animal Art

Animal art is one of my specialties so there are also many different kinds offered as giclee art prints. Zebras, elephants, tropical birds, dolphins and more available as fine art prints. I offer a wide selection of animal art from my online gallery-store. Fast shipping and custom framing options offered for all prints.

Toucan bird art prints.

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You receive 25% off of this print when you sign-up for my mailing list. I only send out emails when I have something new to announce. You will never get bombarded with too many emails from me! There are several sizes to choose from and matting/framing is also offered.

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One-Of-A-Kind  

All of my one-of-a-kind, artisan handmade jewelry is created by my hands and no one else is involved in the design or craft of my pieces. All jewelry is made in the USA.

I use hand tools only in the creation of my artisan jewelry and absolutely no kind of machinery that mass-produces is ever used. And this is why it can take days or occasionally a week or more to create just one piece of jewelry in a collection. All artisan jewelry pieces are given a name that is inspired as I create it. 

Artisan Handmade Sea Glass Ocean Beach Shell Necklaces at DevaArt Studio
Splash Artisan Handmade Seaglass Necklace-Ocean Inspired

Highest Quality Metal Materials

Because I produce my products on a very small scale, I use excellent quality materials for each piece I create.

  • Sterling silver
  • Swarovski crystals
  • Raw crystals
  • Vintage beads
  • Genuine sea glass
  • Raw copper, stainless steel or pewter
  • No nickel is used in any of my jewelry

Artisan Handmade Jewelry

I give all of my personal attention, my passion for design and my love of creating to every piece of artisan handcrafted jewelry I make. The buyer is the only person (or someone they gift the piece to) who will own a special, distinct and unique piece of jewelry bought from me. Each individual piece of jewelry I create is made at DevaArt Studio in Virginia. I’ve always believed in supporting your local artisans!

Unlike mass-produced jewelry, my artisan handmade jewelry is not supposed to look perfect. I like my designs to appear organic, that’s why I prefer to design in a free-form manner. Each necklace and cuff bracelet I create has a distinct character and hopefully will resonate with someone.

DevaArt Studio Blog Artisan Jewelry
Artisan Handmade and Handpainted Sterling Silver Elephant Necklace

Attention To Detail In Artisan Handmade Jewelry

All handcrafted jewelry is designed and created with the utmost attention and care. The necklaces and cuff bracelets are designed and handcrafted by Dee. There are absolutely no manufactured pieces!

BENEFITS

You will receive a free artisan handcrafted gift with every purchase! Quality materials are all Dee uses in her artisan jewelry. If you love the necklace or cuff bracelet you view and buy it, she will also send you a free handcrafted gift, which is designed by Dee. It offers the same quality as your purchased item. The gift is an extra surprise to let you know how much she appreciates your business!

Artisan Handmade Jewelry by Dee Van Houten
Artisan Handmade Seaglass Necklace

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Enchanting Art::Charming Artisan Handmade Jewelry

Painting is a pigment of my imagination…
If I can create art, then everything will be good…

Dee studied fine art painting, illustration, web design, graphic design and communication design. Her collections: SoulWorks intuitive art, LifeExpressions custom order personal paintings and Animal Art. All art you see in her gallery-store at devaart.com is available as giclee art prints. 

LifeExpressions

LifeExpessions are painting commissions for client’s who want a personal painting for a loved one, special friend or themselves. The painting features what they are passionate about in their life. The person’s essence is then captured in the artwork. For instance, World Traveler was for someone who loved to travel and adored elephants.

LifeExpressions Custom Order: The Traveler

LifeExpressions paintings are created on either a 10″x10″ or 12″x12″ cradled substrate called, Claybord. This substrate is archival and acid-free. These are the only sizes I offer for this type of work. The finished painting is protected with several coats of satin (low-sheen) UV acrylic polymer varnish which is resistant to chemicals, water, abrasion and ultraviolet radiation. Also, I paint the sides of the cradled panel with acrylic acid free, museum quality paint. Cradled panels allow you to hang your work with no additional framing.

To learn more about one of these meaningful, heart-felt and personal LifeExpressions paintings, please go to the custom order page.

Original Art

Original artworks and giclee prints can be seen and securely purchased from her online art gallery-store. In the Animal Art collection you can choose from flamingos, toucans, lovebirds, puffins, elephants, zebras and several others.

Puffins fine art gouache painting by Dee Van Houten.

You will be able to choose from various sizes and media to have the artwork printed on, such as, museum quality archival matte or glossy paper, canvas and many others. Custom framing is also available. (All purchases are secure; communications between your browser and the website are encrypted).

Artisan Handcrafted Jewelry

Purchase distinctive artisan handcrafted jewelry designed by fine artist, Dee Van Houten. Each piece of jewelry is created with sterling silver components, as well as, raw crystals, Swarovski crystals, genuine sea glass and/or vintage beads. All necklace chains are sterling silver. Some of my necklaces may be designed with raw copper components, Swarovski crystals and/or vintage beads.

Quality Materials

Because I produce my products on a very small scale, I use excellent quality materials for each piece I create.

Artisan Handmade Jewelry by Dee Van Houten
Joon – Artisan Handmade Sea Glass Necklace
  • Sterling silver
  • Swarovski crystals
  • Raw crystals
  • Vintage beads
  • Genuine sea glass
  • Stainless steel
  • Raw copper and/or pewter
  • Cuffs vary in widths
  • No nickel is used in any of my jewelry

I have all new silver metal cuff bracelets for sale! All cuffs are etched by hand and hand-hammered. This gives the cuffs a nice textural look to them.

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