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Rustic Art

What does rustic look mean?
Rustic design is a style that's natural, aged, organic, and maybe even a little distressed. Design styles like farmhouse, Tuscan, or coastal can also be described as rustic. Rustic is the opposite of modern or contemporary design. Rustic decor also feels completely unpretentious or stuffy.

Rustic art is based on the idea that artists can create amazing pieces from used materials. The style is derived from the work of the likes of Sol Lewitt and Andy Goldsworthy, and they have been adopted by many contemporary artists. Despite its low-fi origins, rustic art has become a huge trend and is now used to create everything from jewelry to lampshades. Why not try it on a guitar, right? 

Guitar Rustic Art?

A great way to connect with the world around you and express your own creativity is through creating a unique instrument, in this case, a rustic guitar. This unique style of art uses hand-painted and distressed items as its inspiration. You’re probably wondering why people would want to create a guitar like this. If for no other reason than to be different you should go for it!

Rustic and rustic art pieces, signifying the traditional and the analogue, are meant to be with you for generations. You’re never going to see a computer screen with a screen print of an old-fashioned train or car. You won’t see any electronic signs that have been upgraded to look like 1970s Bakelite.

Guitar Rustic art is a fascinating form of art that’s only recently gained popularity. The art itself has been a longstanding tradition in various parts of the world for hundreds of years, from Africa to Scandinavia. Applying rustic art on music instruments, on the other hand, is just starting to explode in popularity and it’s only going to get bigger.

Some more beautiful Rustic Guitars

This artistic side of making scrap look beautiful became someone's passion. When a guitar player matched their music with guitars that looked like it was built from cowboy movies and some rustic touch, what you get is one sick axe that's waiting to rock on stage. Meet Tim Landis from 2 in the chest band and his awesome masterpieces. 

His guitars are definitely eye catching and they are worthy of appreciation. You can check them all out at rusticoutlawguitars on Instagram. Not to mention, it perfectly matches their genre which is metal- Way to go guys!


 Tim Landis and his band 2 IN THE CHEST perform on stage wearing skull masks and long trench coats, making them look so scary but entertaining at the same time. Now that is so METAL!!! 

There are just some things a normal flying V or a Les Paul could not do, and that is to rock on stage like a Halloween axe. These Rustic Guitars surely got the job done and sends a hint to the audience; we are about to ROCK! so get ready.

Are you about to start your next DIY project? Look into rustic art and maybe you would want to give your next DIY guitar some character. Visit rusticoutlawguitars on Instagram or 2 IN THE CHEST on Facebook. Rock on! 

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