Featured Blog Posts – August 2014 Archive (5)

Having prints made of my original paintings

Hi Susan,

I have been reading many of your blogs regarding buying and selling.  I want to have copies made of my original pieces so I can then mat and frame them for selling.  I want to have prints that are the same size as the original they are made from. How do I go about this?  I have done some research online and from what I understand, I would have to actually take a picture with my camera but I my camera is not very fancy.  Can you give me some advise on how this all…

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Added by lori savage on August 26, 2014 at 9:24am — 6 Comments

YUPO PAPER Exciting and Frustrating

Well I just bought my first package of Yupo paper, Right on the cover it states do it on YUPO a different way to watercolor. This synthetic paper is 100% Polypropylene has a smooth finish, Acid Free I purchased a 9x12 pad 10 sheets at $11.99 Cnd. which is still expensive but it is relatively new in a 74lb weight but it does come in other sizes even in rolls.

There isn't alot of info or videos currently on the web but the artwork I have seen created on this new paper is definately…

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Added by Cat Demkiw on August 25, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

Thank You

Thanks, everyone, for all your very nice comments on my last picture - Blossom. I don't get on here as often as I would like.  It's a scheduling thing for me.  I never seem to have enough time for the extra fun stuff....

Linda

Added by Linda DaPra on August 16, 2014 at 6:59pm — No Comments

SINCEREST GRATITUDE TO YOU ALL

Do hope I have chosen the right place to thank you all for your uplifting and encouraging comments. I'm in such a busy place right now and will visit paintings by you all, a little each day, but what I have 'skimmed' through, finding my way around this lovely website, has been mind blowing. Wonderful art work. So many truly creative people.

Warm regards and Blessings to you all, Frances

Added by Frances Richardson on August 14, 2014 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Body Of Work

I have started my body of work for Art School, this is quite exciting but also a challenge. Working on twice the size i have been working for my ink drawings. I be honest it looks more than twice the size the Khina Plywood i m working on. 8 hrs in and doesn't seem like i made much of a dent, this is a new challenge and after months working at half the size its something i m trying to adjust to and add more regular breaks but also breaking up time i m spending in a session working on the…

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Added by blujdrawings on August 2, 2014 at 9:05pm — 2 Comments

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