January 29, 2015
Valentine's Day 4

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas by Crated Artists

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and there is less than a week left to order from Crated! We’ve found some great Valentine-themed art on our site — perfect for gift ideas, or just to bring a little more love into your home. See even more in our collections. Wild at Heart, by Wharton Heart Graphic 5, by Mareike Böhmer fractured... Read more

January 27, 2015
Valentines Feature

Download our “Artsy Valentines”

Trying to find a unique way to tell that special someone how you feel? We’ve got you covered. Download the Crated Valentines here - then just print and cut them out to give to your artistic friends and loved ones! And don’t forget to share them on your favourite social networks, using the links at the top of this post.

January 13, 2015
Photoshop Tutorials

3 Simple Photoshop Tutorials to Try Today

No matter which medium you work with, chances are you have some contact with Adobe Photoshop in either creating or selling your art. From image retouching to elaborate illustrations, the power of Photoshop is seemingly limitless. If you’re looking to learn how to use Photoshop to its full potential, there are a lot of great step-by-step tutorials available online that... Read more

January 6, 2015
Tranquil Blues by Katayoon Photography & Design

Our Top Art Pieces of 2014

In the spirit of reflection on the past year we’ve compiled a quick list of the most popular, successful, and engaging art pieces on Crated from 2014. Even though we only launched half-way through the year in May 2014, our community has be growing fast, and some of these works reached well over 100 ‘collections’, nearly 50 comments, and 15... Read more

December 31, 2014
Rules to live by for Artists

10 Rules For Artists to Live By

For artists, this is a great time to refocus, rethink, and refresh your outlook for the year ahead. We often get caught up in unfinished ideas, projects put on hold, or self-criticizing our work so it helps to keep some simple rules in mind. Everyone is different and no single piece of advice will work of everyone, especially artists, but... Read more

December 24, 2014
Julien Balmer on Crated

Interview with Photographer Julien Balmer

This week we talk to Photographer and Crated artist Juilen Balmer (VISUALSPECTRUM) about creating photos for art and stock and how travel can spark creative inspiration. Tell us a little about yourself and the art you’re creating now I was born and raised in rural Switzerland but from an early age had a keen interest in exploring and traveling. During... Read more

December 17, 2014
Best art videos 2014

Best Art Videos of 2014

2014 has been an epic year for art of all kinds! Some particularly impressive art videos released this past year. From incredible art installations across the world to hand-animated short films, take a look through our picks for the best art videos of 2014! This light installation by Flynn Talbot uses shape and light to create a really interesting display.  This... Read more

December 9, 2014
Holiday gift art prints

Crated’s Holiday Gift Guide

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift for an art lover on your list? We’ve compiled some awesome curated collections of art prints that make perfect gifts for the special man or woman in your life. Gifts for Her Click to view the entire collection.  Gifts for Him Click to view the entire collection. If you’re still having a hard... Read more

December 1, 2014
art print on Crated

Add Some Warmth to a Room With Art

With most of us hunkering down and bracing for the cold months ahead, we thought we would share some suggestions on adding warmth to your home by switching up your artwork. When fall and winter roll around it’s time to store those cool green and blue pieces that you may have hanging. That beachy summer scene might seem like a... Read more

November 24, 2014
Choosing the right size art

Choosing the Right Print Size for Your Art

If you’ve found that perfect art piece that you’ve been waiting for on Crated but are not sure on the size to choose, we’re here to help. Check out theses simple tips and tricks that will guide your size choice and have your art print looking perfect in your home. Getting Started Figure out the spot and placement that you’d... Read more