Art Category

Updated by Hélène

Art at Selency is divided into 7 categories. This guide lists our key selection rules so you don’t waste time creating ads for products we don’t accept. But beware, this list is not exhaustive, we have our little secrets!

Illustrations - Plaster busts and heads - Sketches - Contemporary paintings - Photography - Oil portraits - Ancient paintings

Ancient paintings

✅ We accept :

- Country paintings, figurative

- Paints with soft and light tones

❌ We do not accept :

- Paints with too dark of tones

- Paint with too bright of colors

- Pastels, watercolors

- Lithographs and engravings

Contemporary paintings

✅ We accept :

- Fresh figurative or abstract works

- Works in coloured, soft and clear tones

- Works by living artists

❌ We do not accept :

- Pop and street art works

- Works with too bright of colors

- Pastels and watercolors

Oil portraits

✅ We only accept portraits

❌ We do not accept :

- Nudes

- Watercolors

- Pastels, charcoal, engravings


- Fashion sketches: only sketches from large fashion houses

- Sketches: we work directly with artists

Plaster busts and heads

- Only plaster, stone, and neutral busts and heads

- No  painted sculptures

- No animal carvings, no bronze carvings

✅ We accept

❌ We do not accept :


Currently, we only work with one partner who guarantees us authentic black and white archival photos :


We work directly with young artists > Figurative, contemporary works

- Simple, colorful lines, light tones

- Living artists producing limited edition works

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