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Art Maintenance Advise

For many of us art is an important part of our decor, and some consider art as a worthy investment. Regardless of how you see art, restoring and preserving art pieces is important in order to maintain their beauty and value. Painting restoration is a serious matter; that is why most people prefer to have their paintings professionally restored. However, if you like the thought of restoring your own pieces, lots of practice and familiarity with techniques are necessary. According to statistics, more painting...

 


Let’s Get Savvy - Art Savvy

Want to sound like someone that is a least a little art savvy? Make sure you don't use the following common art "faux pas." 1. Using the word "seriagraph" - Actually, there is no such thing as a seriagraph. What you are attempting to reference is a form of printmaking known as a serigraph. To be correct, you may refer to a "screenprint" or "silkscreen print". 2. Using the word "sketches" - Those who are knowledgeable about art use the term "drawings" instead of sketches. 3. Using the word "picture" ...

 


The Art of Framing Art

We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words. But, what about picture frames? The main function of a picture or photo frame is to protect and highlight the content it holds. But, an equally important function is to accent the picture inside. A beautiful work of art can be made to look drab by framing it improperly, or using wrong materials. Similarly an excellent frame can definitely enhance the beauty of the picture it holds. There are frames, and there are frames. To select which is most suita...

 


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10 Arts & Crafts Business Mistakes To Avoid

Before you make the leap into a business selling your handmade crafts, take a look at some of these common mistakes made. Even if you're already into selling your wares, reading this article might be beneficial. 10 Common Mistakes: 1. Pricing too cheaply and not making a profit. Take into account the time it takes you to make your product. If you don't factor in your time and "pay yourself", then you're pricing too cheaply and you'll always be racing to make enough money to live on. 2. Not marketing. I...

 




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