No garden is complete without one of the most beautiful parts of metal garden art. Even gardening most die-hard purists have been known to sneak a piece of two or all of their pages.
With so many artists working in the field and so many different materials to choose from, the choices are endless.
No matter what your taste, you will find at least one piece of metal garden art throughout the year to add color and character to your garden. If you're looking for metal art sculpture, you can browse various online sources.
Steel is the most popular material used in metal garden art because it is inexpensive, flexible and easy to work with.
It is used to make garden sculptures, garden stakes, wall art and metal garden decorations such as lanterns, wind spinners and bird feeders.
Steel can be used in its natural state, varnished, painted or left to rust. Some artists even combine rusted metal with treated metal for pieces with a very unique look.
For a more contemporary piece of a larger, corrosion-resistant stainless steel is used to create striking, architectural pieces.
Some of the most creative, fun and whimsical artwork metal yard I have seen made out of recycled metal.
Recycled steel oil drums or tanks, discarded bicycles or tricycles, broken tools and nuts and bolts, all of which provide the raw materials for the eco-creative artists. A rusty oil drum incarnated as a pig happy, and sweep broken into birds.
Copper is also widely used in metal garden art because it is beautiful, durable and adds elegance to any garden.
If allowed to oxidize it will age gracefully with a green patina natural weather worn. It can also be preserved with a clear coating to maintain a bright, shiny appearance. copper statues, wall art and garden stakes add a touch of class to any decor.