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As an artist I enjoy creating my own work but I also love to see what other artists make. I wish I had the financial resources to be an art collector! I have done a lot of thinking about this and realized I have limited space as well as limited funds. Does this mean I ...

The purpose of framing can go beyond displaying a beautiful photo or print. Whether you’re framing art for a client, family member, or yourself, you may wish to take extra steps to ensure it isn’t damaged over time. Although there are nuanced differences, “conservation framing, “preservation framing,” and “archival framing” tend to be used interchangeably ...

I have seemingly always had an affinity for “black & white.” My first Schwinn bicycle was black; several of my early cars were white; all my cars for the past 23 years have been black, and I recently ordered a new Jeep in yes, white with a black top. Has this lifelong attraction guided me ...

Not every artist would sign up for a six-month stint painting eight to 10 hours a day in a small cubicle in Gdansk, Poland. But for Dena Peterson, it was an honor: She’d been chosen as one of 125 international artists to work on “Loving Vincent,” the world’s first fully painted film.  From Realism to ...

Wish you could enjoy the holidays minus the hectic? It can happen if you start shopping early. Like, now. I can’t suggest gifts for everyone on your list, but as an artist myself, I’ve gathered a few ideas for the artists in your inner circle. Some are super affordable, some are silly, some just plain ...

From California to Canada and Iceland to Italy: The world is an oyster to Paul Cassidy, who travels for his fine art photography as often as possible. In fact, his passion for photography — which started as a teenager but was put on hold by career and family — helps dictate where he roams.  Global ...

If there’s a photographer on your holiday gift list, you’re in the right place. I know how tricky it can be to shop for a visually creative friend or family member, so here are a few gift ideas to get you started. The list is by no means exhaustive, but as a photographer myself, I’m ...

You don’t have to be a museum professional to use a museum mounting kit. Professional artists and photographers often prefer this method when mounting their original pieces for clients. Other examples are collectors who purchased artworks at an auction, movie buffs who want to mount a limited-edition poster, and sports fans who scored keepsake tickets ...

When life really gets going it always seems that hobbies, side projects, and personal creative endeavors are the first things to go. Here are three essentials for keeping your creative practice going in your busy life:  1. Make Some Room  When I had my first child, he shared a room with my art supplies. At ...

Let’s say you discovered a fragile black-and-white photograph of your great-great-grandfather in the attic. Or you scored a limited-edition print at last Saturday’s flea market. Maybe you created an amazing watercolor or photograph — one of your favorites ever. Whatever the case, if you want to preserve and prolong the life of precious and unique ...