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How to Skillfully Hang Your Art

How to Skillfully Hang Your Art

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Latest News | No Comments

Hang pieces at eye level. Most galleries hang their art at average eye level, about 58 inches high. (There are exceptions to this rule…see the 2nd attached link below) The center of the artwork, not the top of the piece, should be at that height. This means you need to do some math: Measure the […]

ART COLLECTING TIPS

ART COLLECTING TIPS

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Latest News | No Comments

ART COLLECTING TIPS “Gold #9″ by Sam Jones IV.  Private Collection. Ten things to remember when starting to collect art! Tips for beginning art collectors as well as for experienced art collectors. Good reminders for anyone interested in art or already collecting art. Buy art because you like it and because it moves you, and […]

Work in progress…

Work in progress…

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Latest News | No Comments

Step Seven…. After cutting and sanding my wood panel, painting the panel, torching a layer of resin and guilding the piece(in this case with silver leaf) I do a drawing black wax and begin to cut through the layers.   After the composition has been cut I sand the surface to bring in additional texture […]