Enhancing the art

You should aim to choose a frame that will enhance your art piece but not detract from it. Take your time to try different corner samples against your artwork. You will know when a frame ‘works’ because it will look right and ‘in balance’ i.e. you don’t want a very wide red frame to go … Continue reading “Enhancing the art”

Stretching Canvas

Stretching canvases is a skill that most art students in the past were very good at. As the cost of ready made stretched canvases has fallen, so has the general appreciation of the skill involved in stretching a canvas. In my day we made all our canvases and prepared the surface with Rabbit skin glue. … Continue reading “Stretching Canvas”