The WordPress themes for artists are clean, simple and elegant; designed purposely to enhance and showcase your work with the choice between image gallery options.
The WordPress artist themes can be used as you see them or, have Artbiz customize one for you, creating a unique look for your website. The artist themes provide you with a website that you can manage on your own with out having to know code.
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If you are an experienced WordPress user looking for the perfect art theme. Good News! Selected Artbiz Artist Themes are now for sale at WordPressforart.com.
How the WordPress Artist Themes work
All Artbiz WordPress themes for artists’ are built on a Parent themes. I like working with a parent themes because it makes it easy to update the code for all the themes just once. Bonus for me. The BONUS for you is that you get TWO themes, the parent and the child and can chose to activate either one. Read more about what the relationship between a parent and child theme.
All David themes as of version 2.0 provide you with the ability to change the fonts for the header site title and the entry title for pages and posts. Also as of 2.0 you can change the link color.
The David Artist Theme for WordPress is a parent theme that acts as a framework to build other themes upon. David is also a fully functioning theme.
Blue Nude (named after Matisse’s Blue Nude 1) has a background that you can change, a header image you can upload to replace the site title and an extra page template with a sidebar. Blue Nude is a child theme for David; you get both.
Cassatt shifts the sidebar over to the right and shows borders around the content. Cassatt is a child theme of David. You get both themes in this package.
The Claude child theme features a background image that ghosts through the content area’s translucent png background image. The image of the clouds, that comes packaged with this theme, acts as a place holder that you can keep or change out to one of your own.
Claude is a child theme of David. You get both themes in this package.
Dali is a narrower in width than the other themes, which makes it quite intimate. Dali is a child theme for David, you get both themes.
The background image that comes packaged with Diego, acts as a place holder that you can keep or change to an image of your own.
Diego is a child theme of David. You get both themes in this package.
Huffman is named after the amazing paper folding of Dr.David Huffman. The theme comes with an extra page template; one with a sidebar and one without as seen in this screen shot. Also included standard with all themes is the showcase template.
Lisa has 2 widget areas in the right sidebar. One for pages and the other for the blog. The page widgets will appear on both the pages & blog but the blog widgets will only appear on the blog. The footer widget area that you see on the other theme’s actually appears across the top of the page on Lisa.
The header image appears in the sidebar on the Mona theme. This is my theme of choice here at Artiz.ca
Pablo features an outline around content areas. You can change the background colour on this theme and the content areas will remain on a white ground.
Pablo is a child theme of David. You get both themes in this package
The elegance of the paper graphic on the Paige theme make it one of the most popular themes. And you can use straight out of the box, but if you are so inclined you can change the surrounding background colour.
Paige is a child theme of David. You get both themes in this package
The Studio Artist Theme has a background image that can be easily changed. There is also a transparent png image in the content area that allows the background image to peek through. The theme comes with an extra page template; one with a sidebar and one without as seen in this screen shot. Also included standard with all themes is the showcase template.
How the New WordPress Artist Themes got their names
Well if you’re an artist you’ve probably already figured that out. I decided to name the themes after famous works of art and artists. David, for example, is named after Michelangelo’s David. Cassatt after artist Mary Cassatt, and so on.
Bar Parent Theme
The Bar Artist Theme for WordPress is a fully responsive parent theme that acts as a framework to build other themes upon. You can use the Bar theme on it’s own or with any one of it’s child themes.
The Pure Artist Theme has the site title appearing to the left of the content.
When in the active state a red background appears behind the menu item.
There is a small 250 x 100 pixel header image that you can change by uploading your own logo image. The header text can be removed if your logo image contains your text by adding display:none; to the CSS selector for the site-title and site-description in the style.css in the theme directory.
iPhone 5 Vertical
All Artbiz Artist themes are responsive, which means it re-sizes to fit mobile devices. iPad’s, iPhones, Smart Phones, the works.
If you want to see this in action with out having to change computers or go find your phone, go to http://ipadpeek.com/ copy and paste the URL of theme preview page in iPad Peek and experience the responsiveness live.
There are 2 ways to work with the themes
1.Sign up for one of Artbiz website packages with hosting or on your existing hosting account.
2. Buy the your fav theme outright at WordPress For Art. You get 2 themes, the parent theme David and any one of the child themes.
When signing up for one of Artbiz website packages you will have access to the online Tutorials & Videos that shows you step by step how to add your content and images. I will be available to answer any questions and point you in the right direction before, after and during.
If managing your own website is not for you I do provide an updating service where I add and maintain your content for you and you can still take advantage of my artist themes.