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Our Art Walk in downtown Gainesville, GA is coming to the end of the season, Friday night August 5, 2011. This has been my first summer to participate in an art walk and it has been a great experience. Don Griffin at Frames You-Nique has done a great job with organizing the stores and artists. […]

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Have you tried using oil and acrylics to produce a watercolor look? This technique has been been around since the 19th century. The secret to using oils and acrylics for a watercolor look is achieved by using a solvent to thin the oils and acrylics. This technique is fast becoming a popular medium with watercolor […]

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The Landscape Artist Speaks Choosing to frame your fine art can be a big decision as there are many frame styles available. Some are both ready-made and custom-made.  If you’re ordering from a catalog, there are many styles to choose from.  I just look in the first section of my catalog,  and I see a […]

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The Landscape Artist Speaks Do you have a hard time selecting just the right frame for your original paintings?  Do you know that oils, watercolors or pastels requires a different type frame?  Do you know why? The number one problem is selecting the right style framing for your painting.  There are several things to consider […]

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Since I’m working on the watercolor table, I’ll take the time to organize tubes of paint by color. Usually there are paint in five baskets.  Red, Yellow, Blue, Green and Neutral colors. Also, the watercolor brushes need sorting.  There are flats, and rounds, large, medium and small, these are separated into the same categories.  Stored […]

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