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Bronze Casting Article.
Because it is so unique, knowing how to properly display a bronze casting will be important. You cannot simply put it in any room and in any corner, as this may mean that it overpowers your furniture and other items or it may look cluttered and busy. The color of a bronze casting also needs to be considered since it is a bit darker than other items, so lighting will be important. Since it's a showcase that you want to be noticed, you'll also need to consider other items around it and how they'll look or if they'll make the statue seem hidden.
Often a room or area that has plenty of space is best for a bronze casting. Many choose the foyer or entranceway or a hallway that is without other cluttered decoration. This will mean having it as a true showcase in the home. If you do choose to showcase it in a living room or family room, be sure you choose an area that is not busy in any way. You want that bronze casting to really stand out. Consider putting a smaller one on a fireplace mantel or its own stand so that it's on display by itself.
The color of a bronze casting needs to be considered since it is darker than other materials and items you may have in your home. If you have dark paint on the walls, this can make the room seem dreary and dingy. Consider painting just one accent wall a brighter tan or more neutral color. Track lighting about your bronze casting or a floor light behind it can give it the illumination it needs especially at night.
When you have a bronze casting commissioned, this may be a good time to think about your entire home's dÃ©cor, if it needs a change or an update. You may realize that your furniture looks a bit old and outdated or that the paint could be freshened up as well. Think of how you could arrange your furniture to highlight the bronze casting and call attention to it, while rearranging your decorative items or even getting rid of some clutter.
This will mean highlighting your new statue but also giving your entire room a fresh look.A good bronze casting will only call attention to its subject if it's highlighted properly. Give this some thought before you bring it home. Make sure you have the right space for it and the right lighting, and it will then be the appropriate centerpiece for your home.
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