Casual Mood Art
Casual contemporary art is wonderful for a person who doesn’t like complication and rules. When it comes to decorating with casual art, you have free rein to display art pieces and collection that are dearest to your heart. Fill a shelving display or one side of the wall with an assemblage of your favourite artwork or go light with accents scattered throughout the area. Whichever is your preference; you’re bound to find something in Artailer that will appeal to your casual nature.
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Understanding Casual Mood in Art
Artists can be obsessed with drama, but that doesn’t mean that you need to hang up dramatic art in your home or office. If you want your space to feel more laid back and casual, then you are at the right place, because each artwork in this collection was crafted to unleash these feelings in you. Casual-theme artwork has relatively low contrast, a medium colour range, casual subject matter, and is carefully coordinated. If you can find a piece that has all of these elements, then you have what it takes to create a truly casual atmosphere.
Rule #1: Avoid High Contrast
High contrast usually defines dramatic artwork. The term contrast refers to the clear and apparent differences that exist between two dramatically different things. Think about an image that is only made of dark blacks and pure whites. The contrast between black and white is as steep as you could imagine. These colours are popular with filmmakers and photographers because the contrast creates drama, which is far from casual. So make sure that the different colours used in the piece aren’t too different.
Rule #2: Get A Nice Mix Of Colours
The casual-theme artwork is made by striking a nice balance between colours. If the image is pure black and pure white, then it can end up feeling fancy, formal, and cold. On the other end of the spectrum, if you go crazy with too many colours it will feel chaotic and exciting. Try and stay near the middle of the spectrum, with more muted than bright colours. A limited colour scheme is also a good idea, artwork created around one or two colours is less likely to grab too much attention.
Rule #3: A Casual Scene
Look for artwork that depicts casual imagery. What this means exactly is open to some interpretation. In most cases, scenes of high drama or images of royalty are about as far from casual as you can get. Look for something more down to earth, like images of everyday life.
Rule #4: Keep it Coordinated
If you’re shopping for art to fit into a pre-existing room, then you should try and make sure that the art you choose fits with the existing colour scheme. You might find a piece that looks very casual on its own but if its colours clash with the paint on the wall you hang it on then it’s going to draw negative attention. Being casual is all about going with the flow, and so the art you pick should fit into the flow that’s already going through your room of choice.