Thursday, December 29, 2011

Featured on Flowerona Blog

We are delighted to be featured on Flowerona blog, our favorite floral blog. Flowerona is created by Rona Weeldon to celebrate all things flower related. The UK blog covers everything flower-related including florists, artists, designers, homeware, floristry books, exhibitions, fashion, gardening, flower markets, interior design, photographers and stationery.

This is what we say in the interview: "We love to use flowers in different stages of their life: blossoms and flowers in their splendour, but also dried or dead flowers. We believe that this is the correct way to interpret life. It comprises the bloom of youth but also the wisdom of old age. Every stage of life has its own charm and beauty and we try to underline that in our floral works". Read the entire interview with DUEALBERI here.

We are also happy to take part of the wedding directory Weddingdayweardir. You will find our prints announcement in the stationary directory. 

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Original Watercolor Painting Indigo Cattails

This is an original watercolor and ink painting. Original modern botanical artwork for home decor and interior decoration. 
Size: A5 8.3° x 5.8" (210mm x 148mm) 
Title: Cattails in Indigo and Yellow

It is painted on 300g/m2 Daler Rowney cold pressed acid-free watercolor paper.
Materials are professional high quality watercolor paints and organic ink.
Hand signed and dated by us on the front.
Shipped within 1 business day from reception of payment in a rigid and protective cardboard mailer.

This watercolor perfectly compliments with other watercolors in our fine art shop

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Red Roses and Artists Dates

Tuesday is the Flower market day! The market is a place of inspiration, the place for the weekly "artist date". The "artist date" is a meeting with your inner artist, with your inner child. It is the time dedicated to you solely, the time that you need in order to recharge your creative batteries.

This is what we usually do during our "artist dates":
- go for a walk in the park
- visit the flower market 
- visit a museum or an exhibition
- visit an artist's supply shop
- visit a fabric store
- go to a book store 
- planting and gardening 
- go to the Botanical garden
- get in contact with nature
- go for a bike ride
- do Tai Chi 
- do painting 
- watch a movie
- go shopping 
- go to a garden or DIY store 
- go to the flee market

 As Julia Cameron says, "playing is absolutely necessary". 

How do you play? How do you meet your inner child? Where do you go? Make a list of ten artist dates. Make it today! Make it before Christmas!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Monday Moodboard: Silver, Fern and Napkin Rings

Holidays are coming, so we are thinking about table decor, pretty home decoration and, as always, vintage finds.

1. Vintage Feather Brooch Pin from kaftansarafan
2. Sea Shells Napkin Ring Holders (6pcs) by GiftsandStars
3. Pressed Fern in a frame by regular home
4. Vintage french silver sugar tongs from LucieTalesVintage

Take a look at the other EST members moodboards here. Have a wonderful week!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Sunday Home Decor Finds: Minimalist Elegance

1. Elegant and minimalist, in black and white. From Botanica Calendar 2012 by Francesca Lancisi. You can download for free the entire calendar here


2. Contemporary design and attractive shape. Extruded Vase Snowflake by Max Cheprack 

3. Great home decoration. Vintage map and starry night bunting by moonandlion

Rose Hips Original Watercolor Painitng

This is an original watercolor and ink painting. Original abstract modern botanical artwork, hand signed on front.
Size: A5 8.3" x 5.8" (210mm x 148mm)
Title: Rose Hip

This is an original watercolor painting. It is not a print.
It is painted on 200g/m2 cold pressed acid-free Italian watercolor paper.
Materials are professional high quality watercolor paints and organic ink.
Hand signed and dated by us on the front.

Find more original watercolor painting in DueAlberi fine art shop .

Friday, December 16, 2011

New Original Watercolors Arriving!

This week we are listing new watercolors in our botanical art shop. As you may notice, our favorite watercolor was sold two days ago and has gone to the US.

This is an original watercolor and ink painting. Original abstract modern botanical artwork, hand signed on front. Size: A5 8.3" x 5.8" (210mm x 148mm)
Title: Indigo Shrubs and a Red Heart

This is an original watercolor painting. It is not a print.
It is painted on 200g/m2 cold pressed acid-free Italian watercolor paper.
Materials are professional high quality watercolor paints and organic ink.
Hand signed and dated by us on the front.

Other abstract botanical paintings are available in our online fine art store

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Double Happiness

Do you remember that yesterday we wrote about our print being on the etsy front page? Well,the most interesting thing is that an hour later another botanical art print from the same minimalist zen series was on front page too... Call it double happiness, if you wish!

This one is original hand signed fine art photograph.
Title: Zen Grass 6B 8x8
Size: 8”x8” image on 8.3" x 8.3" paper.

Minimal grass in black and white. Professionally printed with pigmented inks on finest quality Hahnemuhle 300 grs. textured MATT museum quality archival paper that will last you a hundred years. This photograph is also a part of a print set.

Have a nice day!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Minimalist Art Print Zen Grass Featured on Etsy Front Page

Good morning! This zen botanical art print was featured this morning on Etsy Front Page. We wish to thank Macky from Moonandlion for the fantastic treasury of hers.

Original hand signed fine art photograph.Title: Zen Grass 6D 8x8
Size: 8”x8” image on 8.3" x 8.3" paper.

Minimal grass in black and white.Professionally printed with pigmented inks on finest quality Hahnemuhle textured MATT museum quality archival paper.

This photograph is also a part of a set. SAVE 30 % when purchasing a set of minimalist art prints. 

Featured Artist: The UK Artist and Illustrator Caitlihne: "Everyone and Everything on The Planet Is Here for a Reason"

Today's post features the British artist Caitlihne. She is a UK artist and illustrator. Her media include pen and ink, watercolour, digital and printmaking. She enjoy using her designs to create handmade cards and prints. She is inspired by many things amongst which are nature, birds, trees, myths, folklore and fabulous colours.

Here is the interview with her.

Tell us the five most important things about yourself.

I am a qualified nurse and midwife although I no longer practice.I am a certified treeaholic. I absolutely love trees, particularly old and gnarly ones with a history. My brother and I spent years tracing our family history and have discovered wonderful relations we didn't know we had. The earliest we have gone back is 1645 to Swaledale in Yorkshire. I am quite psychic and have had lots of strange experiences over the years. I am not religious but I am spiritual and believe every one and everything on the planet is here for a reason. I am particularly devoted to animals and birds but I don't even stand on ants because they too have their part to play, however tiny.

What inspires you?
Practically everything but if I have to narrow it down a bit I would say, nature, animals, birds - wild and domesticated, mythology of all countries, not just England, and my beloved trees of course. I am very inspired by the huge wealth of artwork to be found on the internet and blogs particularly. I also own a huge collection of art and craft books and magazines which I browse through when I am looking for inspiration for new work.

Your favorite subject to paint or draw?
My favourite subject for drawing is probably women with birds in the picture somewhere. They are usually to be found on shoulders or heads. I like drawing clothing detail and hair too. In fact, the more detail the better. I am not a minimalist. I like to be quirky and a bit weird sometimes.

What you are working on?

I have ventured into the realms of commissioned art recently and also have licenced my art for greetings cards etc. My greatest love is drawing with very fine pens and watercolour and I am working more on originals now rather than the digitally coloured prints I have produced in the past. I am also getting my etching press out of mothballs after Christmas and will be doing some drypoint printmaking which I love.

See Caitlihne's artwork in her etsy shop.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Monday Moodboard

Today the colors are bright, red and hot pink! Wishing you a wonderful week!

1. Red Ceramic Decorative Bowl for home decor by azulado
2. Retro Fun - Red Leather Journal - Handmade Diary by Baghy 
3. Art textile card by Bozena Wojtaszek
4. Needle Felted Cake Topper with Crocheted Heart by Cherrytime

See other monday moodboards of the European Street team here

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Sunday Home Decor Ideas

We love browsing vintage shops for fresh ideas for home decor. This is what we found today. Fantastic vintage gilded golden shabby chic Victorian picture frames and a wooden cedar basket. Take a look at our inspiration board! Aren't they amazing? 

1. Vintage Gilded Golden Shabby Chic Victorian Picture Frame by Rebecca Price 
2. Wooden Cedar Basket by Rig+Twig
3. Antique Wooden Gold Ornate Carved Frame by Beatrice In Blue
4. Vintage Ornate Frame Gilded Gold Oval Floral Frame by The Squirrel Cottage

Floral Art Print White Pink Roses and Red Petals

Ermione Roses Fine Art Print

Botanical Art Print 8x12. Fine Art Print of white and red  roses.Original signed limited edition numbered fine art photograph digitally mixed with painting. Perfect for home decor, interiors, wedding, anniversary gift. 
Size: A4 8”x12” approx. paper, white border included. Image size approx. 7”x11”.
Title: Ermione Roses.

These photos represent unique and unrepeatable flower compositions that we arrange for the shooting. They are professionally printed with pigmented inks on finest quality Hahnemuhle heavyweight textured matt museum quality archival paper that will last a hundred years. 

This is how it looks like framed. What do you think? What color of frame would you prefer?

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Original Watercolor Painting 21 Red and Blue Abstract Landscape

We have a holiday sale in our botanical art etsy shop! You can now buy one original watercolor and get one for free. 

This is an original watercolor and ink painting, an abstract modern botanical artwork, hand signed on front. The size is A5 8.3" x 5.8" (210mm x 148mm). The title is "Plants in Red and Blue". It is painted on 200g/m2 cold pressed acid-free Italian watercolor paper. Materials are professional high quality watercolor paints and organic ink. Hand signed and dated by us on the front. Shipped within 1 business day from reception of payment in a rigid and protective cardboard mailer.

This watercolor painting is inspired by our Minimal Photo Series. Here we have used our favorite primary colors, blue and red. What do you think about this watercolor? Do you like it?

Monday, December 5, 2011

New Fine Art Prints Inspired by Nature

These are our newest floral prints inspired by nature, Japanese aesthetics and Ikebana. We used red and magenta autumn leaves and petals on a light gray background. Come and visit our etsy fine art shop for more floral and botanical prints. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

DueAlberi Featured Artist on Artsy Shark Blog

Romantic and ethereal. This is how our artwork was seen by Artsy Shark, the site for emerging artist. We are very happy to have been featured by Artsy Shark, the site that includes hundreds of articles and interviews with experts in all fields of art and crafts. If you are curious to know more about our inspirations, favorite artists, recent and future projects, read the interview with DueAlberi here.

Pompei Blossom Fine Art Print by DueAlberi

Monday, November 28, 2011

Happy Cyber Monday!

Wishing you a great and inspiring week! Check out the Cyber Monday deals we offer in our fine art shop. You can buy one original watercolor and get one free. 

Botanical watercolors

Botanical watercolors

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Floral Art Prints Gallery Online and more

The past week has been very successful for us: four of our fine art prints have been selected to take part of the Floral Collection curated by Artslant and two of the orchid floral art prints have been included in the Newest Prints Editions Curated Collection of the same site. In the meantime, we have activated our floral art print gallery on our website. Take a look! Wish you a wonderful week!

Friday, November 11, 2011

Features, Watercolors and Roses

We are very proud to be featured by our favorite artist Francesca Lancisi in her fabulous blog. Read about us here and take a look at her amazing watercolors ...

These two roses belong to our new roses fine art print series. We enjoyed combining red and white roses. Check our fine art print shop regularly, we are putting new items continuously. Larger formats, framed and matted prints are available in our Fine Art America page .

We are joining this evening the Home Sweet Home Party at The Charm of Home blog.  

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Red Berries Fine Art Prints

Just another perfect day. Winter is approaching, with its berries and red colors. Here are some red rusty berries in a Japanese style. They are perfect in couple and are available in our botanical art print store. Wishing you lovely, creative and warm days. 

Friday, October 7, 2011

There Is Always Something To Be Thankful For

We are thankful for what we are. For the great opportunity to create. To be able to discover ourselves and to understand "who is in". We are grateful for our health, our meal and our shelter, for the beauty of every single mysterious day, so different from the previous one. We are grateful for having found each other. For the opportunity to create together, combining our skills and energy, the feminine one and the male one.  For the possibility to see things, discover things, enjoy things. 

It happens often that after a shooting we are happy of the results and the flower or plant remains in our souls for days or weeks. This is maybe what Deepak Chopra means when when he says to "identify yourself with the rose", when you and the rose become one thing. Usually we also start to draw or paint the same flower or plant that we have photographed.

Here are some shrubs, first photographed, then painted with ink and watercolor. Find more in our Botanical Art Prints shop

Shrubs in Black and White

Shrubs in watercolor and ink

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Botanical Wall Art: The Orchid Series by DUEALBERI

The Orchid series is inspired by the Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art. Here we have used orchids and lavender, combining them with wire and pebbles. We have recently launched a set of four different square fine art photographs which can be ordered in different sizes. Check out the Botanical Art Prints shop for details. 

Bernini Flowers by DUEALBERI

Vivaldi Flowers by DUEALBERI
The Orchid Print Set by DUEALBERI

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Botanical Watercolor Preview

Tuesday in our lab! We are working on the latest botanical watercolors that will soon be listed in our Floral Art shop. We used the technique of watercolor and ink, with our favorite colors such as indigo, yellow, bright red, scarlet. We have always had a passion for primary colors, red, blue and yellow. They remind us of Calder and in our opinion can express with simplicity different moods and feelings. Red is the color that makes you stand with your feet on the ground, blue develops your imagination, yellow energizes. Here are some of our pictures, enjoy. Don't forget to check out our Botanical Art Prints store, the originals will be available in a few days. 

We adore the color combination between yellow and indigo. Soon in our store...

Scarlet and indigo, brushes and organic ink

DUEALBERI watercolors and fine art prints. This is how they look like...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Favorite Artist: Francesca Lancisi

Francesca Lancisi lives and creates in Florence, Italy. She says she is fascinated by colours and the infinite variations and emotional correspondences they generate. She loves simple, archetipical shapes. In this series of works she used ink together with watercolour, and created abstract patterns. The Maps can evoke the marks left by the movement of natural elements, like the flight of birds, the swing of leaves, the falling of rain, the blowing of the wind, the flowing of rivers.

We noticed Francesca’s shop on etsy immediately. We were attracted by the decisive architectural lines of her works, by the force of her ink, by the shapes and colors that speak of streams and rivers, of obvious and hidden truth. Her paintings carry an incredible force: the simplicity and mystery of life, in their authenticity and richness of expression, in their flowing energy and playfulness that touch the viewer’s heart immediately. Her watercolors speak of a person who dares, and is not afraid to experiment.

Maps. Payne’s Grey. N°6 by Francesca Lancisi

Sand N.6 by Francesca Lancisi

Maps. Payne’s Grey. N°7 by Francesca Lancisi

Find more Francesca’s work in her shop.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Sunday Thoughts

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy. These are words of the great mystic Lao Tzu that he wrote a thousand years ago. These days we realized that there is nothing more precious than health. It seems obvious and simple, but so many times we forget that and take it for granted. Only when you are healthy you can really create and be inspired. Only in that way you can keep the energy high and be connected with your creativity. Life is the greatest gift and we have to live it in the happiest way possible.

Some pictures from the Roman countryside. It is so beautiful in the late summer. Yellow and glittering. Find more photo prints in our shop . We have updated it with more print sets

Monday, September 5, 2011

Hello Monday: New Website and Print Sets

Hello Monday! Big news: our brand new website was launched a minute ago! We will soon be updating it also with an online store and a wider gallery.

We have also listed some new sets from the Minimalist Black and White Zen Shrubs and Trees series in our shop. Have a wonderful week.


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