Art fairs are good for learning how to appreciate paintings.  

So if you are planning to visit the Affordable Art Fair, good for you!

Here are three tips on how to have a relaxing and rewarding time at the Affordable Art Fair.

1. Go with a learning attitude.

Don’t be shy to let everyone at the Affordable Art Fair know that you are new to paintings and you are there to learn how to appreciate paintings.  This honesty to yourself and others will rid yourself of all awkwardness and pretense, allowing you to confidently converse with others at the art fair.  For more, read posts “How to appreciate paintings #50 and #51: how not to be intimidated at an art fair.”

2. Ask questions.

The fastest way to learn how to appreciate paintings is to ask questions.  The helpful gallery staff manning the booths at the Affordable Art Fair will happily share with you the artist’s motivation and what to look out for in the painting. Seize this opportunity to learn from the experts! For more, read post “How to appreciate paintings #49: what to ask at an art fair”.

3. Look at the paintings.

You are at the Affordable Art Fair to learn how to appreciate paintings, so look at the paintings!  Relish looking at paintings face to face, for example, absorb the impact of the size of the painting, as this is missing when you look at an image of the painting.  For more, read post “How to appreciate paintings #48: go to an art fair”.  Also, look at the paintings and not their prices.  For more, read post “How to appreciate paintings #52 and #53: what to make of price in an art fair”. 

How to appreciate paintings? Have a rewarding and relaxing time at the Affordable Art Fair! 

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