Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Frame Source in Irvine

The frame source that Michael Jacques recommends is Fine Art International, 13 Autry Street, Irvine.  Their phone number is 949-859-7898. 

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Compose It Grid

This is the grid that Jen had in class.  It is 8 x 10 inches and has six common canvas ratios divided into thirds.  It cost $15.29.  It will save money to combine postage.  If we order six there is a price break.  Think about it and we will put an order together in class on August 18th.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Let It Go

"Painting should never look as if it were done with difficulty, however difficult it may actually have been."  Robert Henri

A good reason to clear out old paintings, unfinished paintings or paintings you are ambivalent about is if they look labored, tired or overworked.  It doesn't matter if you've solved the problems.  If you've lost the joy, you've lost the painting.  Let it go.

If you need an art book to pack in your suitcase, read in bed before you turn the light out, or carry in your purse for when you're waiting in line - try The Art Spirit by Robert Henri.
The Art Spirit