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Framed paintings do not do well in steamy bathrooms or near greasy cookstoves, gathering dust and needing cleaning way too often. A tapestry or rug painted on tile will hang beautifully inlaid into any wall. In hall where people always bump paintings is a great idea. Stair risers that always get scuffed up can be painted in a myriad of design motifs, like southwestern, Mayan or Aztec, any colorful design, and fill a dull stairway with brilliant color.
Do you work too many hours to have pets? A brilliant parrot on wall in corner of your livingroom, gleaming feathers shining, will welcome you home, making no noise and quietly demanding no food or attention! No other art medium can imitate iridescence and brilliance of bird feathers like ceramic glaze. A skilled hand-painter can imitate textures and colored objects from all around world. Mayan stone carvings, Egyptian hieroglyphics, even cave art paintings all look so real in ceramic. Solid blocks of color in modern graphic shapes is other end of design spectrum. Color makes a very powerful statement, as we all know.
Please do not feel compelled to use what remodelling stores offer, dull and unimaginative and very plain tiles they sell in volume. Email a hand-painter and she will help you come up with only one in world, a unique piece of fine art that is yours alone. Timeless and elegant decor is only a few weeks away.
Dy has 21 years experience with ceramic glaze handling, 15 in hand-painted ceramic tile. Her level of realistic detail work is unique in the industry, having learned about layering color with 25 years of animal portraits in colored pencil. www.dyztilz.com