Bluethumb Introduces Afterpay!

As if Australian art wasn’t tempting enough, it’s now never been easier to make yours! The team at Bluethumb HQ is thrilled to announce that Afterpay is officially now live on the site, is easy to apply for and costs nothing extra. “If you’re anything like me and are terrible at saving money, Afterpay is going to make buying art a worry-free, super exciting experience – like buying art should be,” says Bluethumb’s curator Sarah. “I’ve already got my eyes on a print I’ll be soon testing Afterpay with!” Ready to get started?

What is Afterpay?

Shop now, enjoy now, pay later – that’s the premise of Afterpay! Let’s say that, like Sarah, you’ve set your sights on a  print at the price of $200. With Afterpay, you can buy it today and pay it off over four equal fortnightly installments, interest-free. In fact, you can do this with any piece you like the look of that’s under $1000! There’s no extra charge from Afterpay if all the repayments are made on time, meaning you’ll only ever pay the price of the artwork you’ve purchased. What’s more, there’s no long, lengthy application to get approved – Afterpay is quick and easy to get set up with.

How Can I Use Afterpay?

This is where things get exciting! Let’s look at this piece by Ivana Pinaffo as an example of how you can make the most of Afterpay:


Currently priced for $550, A Touch of Native Flowers is an ideal artwork for Afterpay

You see it, you like it, you add it to our cart as usual; the amount to be paid through the Afterpay service will be listed directly below the ‘Add to Cart’ button. When checking out, simply hit Afterpay as your payment method. This will bring up the next few steps:


The price of A Touch of Native Flowers is broken down for us as $137.50 per installment

Sounds Awesome! Where Do I Get Started?

If you’re looking to make the most of Afterpay but you’re not sure where to begin with finding that ideal artwork under $1000, you can browse New Art, Staff Picks, Popular Art or art of a specific style by clicking on the relevant category and filtering the results by price. It’s that simple! Alternatively, you can get in touch with the team and email [email protected] to take advantage of our free art advisory service. So, what are you waiting for?


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  1. Clara says:

    Grace Wye, thanks so much for the post.Really thank you! Keep writing.

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