How to Care For Your Watercolor Painting

So you just purchased a new beautiful watercolor painting, now what? There are really just a few important things to know about your watercolor painting in order to keep it bright, vibrant, and unblemished. 1. Get your painting framed with a glass protective panel. This is important, a regular frame with no glass will leave […]

Replacing Window Spiral Balances

If your windows just won’t stay up when you open them, you will have to repair or replace the mechanism that holds it up. In older windows there is a cast iron weight attached to a cord of rope or other material. In newer windows you will find that it has what is called a […]

Colleen Tucker – Abstracting Nature

The intense color palette and expressive gestures of Colleen Tucker’s abstract paintings enticed me immediately when I first saw them hanging in the Creative Framing Art Gallery this month. For Tucker, art is first and foremost about process; painting is simply about the act of painting. She will be the first to admit that cerebral […]

How to Draw Graffiti Names

Graffiti art has, over time, become a form of artistic drawing. In another article, I’ve captured the main characteristics of artistic art in more detail but let’s do a quick review here. We know that graffiti art is often loud (meaning brightly colored), has a 3D look and feel to it, and looks mostly stylish. […]

The Different Types Of Japanese Cloisonne

Japanese Cloisonné is one of the most beloved art forms when it comes to art pieces. There is a massive market for antiques and modern Cloisonné pieces. Regardless of your taste or style in art pieces, Japanese Cloisonné often becomes a part of many modern homes. When deciding what type of Japanese Cloisonné you would […]

The Art and Science of Roof Painting

A Brief History of Paints Paints are not new to humans. We have been using them since around 100000 BC. Back then, colored stones and minerals were ground and combined with sticky materials to make a form of paint which were then used to paint in caves or on the stones or walls of the […]

How to Make a Spiral Wire Bead Ring?

Are you in the lookout to making your own jewelry? Well then, let’s start with a spiral wire bead ring. Fascinating, isn’t it? Well yeah, absolutely, no one else will be wearing a ring that is made out of a wire. So go on make one yourself, and dazzle the world. Step 1: Find Your […]

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