When we think of custom framed artwork, we often think of professional paintings and gallery-grade work. But student work also deserves a custom treatment, especially work by young students. Here are 4 reasons we think you should make sure to custom frame your child’s artwork. Kid’s Art is Fragile, & Needs Extra Protection- Kid’s art … More 4 Reasons To Custom Frame Kids Art
The Many Uses of Vintage Pantone Papers- Back in the day, in the 1970s and 80s, computers were not ubiquitous. Designers needed ways to control colors and gradients in their artwork, without the aid of Adobe programs. This is where Pantone Paper came in…When computers rose to prominence, we were often left with a huge stock of Pantone papers. They are beautiful, useful, interesting, and historical, and we’d love to get some of these papers into the hands of an adoring public again. … More The Many Uses of Vintage Pantone Papers
Easter is here and it’s time for egg decorating! For artists and the creatively inclined, an egg is just another (weirdly shaped) blank canvas, and there are so many possibilities! Here are several ideas for artistic egg decorating beyond the traditional vinegar-and-water dip-dye process. Disclaimer: these egg decorating ideas use art supplies, not intended for … More Artistic Egg Decorating!
When making art at the kitchen table just won’t cut it anymore, it’s time to invest in some heavy duty art furniture and accessories. These accessories make fantastic holiday gifts! They’re the sort of big-purchase items that many artists will try to forbear buying…and once they get them, they’ll wonder how they ever did without! Easels … More Gift Guide: Art Accessories and Furniture
As artists, we like to convert others to art. It’s not always easy: We all know loads of people who resist. Maybe it’s someone with a stressful or boring job who needs a creative outlet but can’t think of themselves as an artist, or maybe it’s a social media addict who adores Instagram but never … More Gifts For The “Creative But Not Artistic” Person:
In our increasingly digital world, it’s important (especially for kids) to take time to make things by hand and indulge creativity. The holidays are a great time to supply the kids in your life with all the things they need to make art and explore their capacity as makers. Our kid’s section contains a multitude … More Gifts For The Creative Kid