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The Green Life: Green Your Art: Make Your Own

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July 30, 2009

Green Your Art: Make Your Own

Painting the earth Artists, those consummate preservers of beauty, seem to have a keen sensitivity about sustaining the planet. If you’re an art collector, aficionado, or appreciator, this week’s tips should help you shift your collection (or simply the way you see art) into a more earth-minded endeavor.

Tip #4: Make it Yourself

You’ll save not only money, but also the environmental costs of delivery if you make your own eco-art. Artistsnetwork.com provides these useful tips: Choose nontoxic paints and solvents, reuse what you can, and opt for sustainable canvases and papers. Seeking inspiration for subject matter? That’s what the natural world is there for.


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