For Professionals

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    How to Use Gouache

    Recently, gouache paints have been experiencing a renaissance. The velvety, versatile nature of gouache (rhymes with squash) attracts beginners and experienced painters alike. So if you've ever wondered what it is or how to paint with gouache, keep reading! Intro to Gouache Nontoxic and...
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    How to Pack Picture Frames for Transport

    Whenever you move a piece of artwork — whether it’s a custom-framed print or a gallery-wrapped canvas — you run the risk of damage. Frames are meant to hang on walls, not lie flat on a gallery floor or rattle around in the back of a moving car. And you didn’t put your heart and soul...
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    Spring Into the Art Show Season

    You’ve put your heart and soul into your art: capturing that magic moment when your inner muse is stirred, setting up the ideal composition, fine-tuning the details and then fine-tuning them some more. Now it’s time to get out of the studio or from behind the lens and in front of an...
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    How to Inventory Your Art

    Taking inventory of your art may seem like the most tedious, left-brain thing you could ever do. And so, you resist. I did, too. For a long time my artwork resided in a giant portfolio loosely grouped into categories. However, when I had completed over a thousand images, I decided it was time...
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    Advocacy for Artists: Giving Back in 2021

    When I started Frame Destination in my garage back in 2004, it wasn’t purely a business decision. Rather, my frustration as an amateur photographer is what inspired me. I wanted to build a brand that offered something I couldn’t find anywhere else: archival-quality frames hand-crafted for...
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    An Artist’s Role in Society

    A new, and hopefully, much better year has begun. One of the questions on my mind as we move into 2021 is about our role in society as creatives, which just happens to be question #2 of our Artie's Eight questions for fine artists. “What role do you think the artist plays in society?” I...
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