Blog's with "Artists of Picacho Hills" as a topic


What kind of frame should be selected?  It could be a frame that is gilded (gold, silver or metal leaf) natural wood or painted?

The question should be when to choose what type of frame.  Natural wood and frames painted to look like wood might be a good choice for rustic scenes also, pencil work would be good in a wooden ...


Many museum art pieces are matted in cream, antique white, or any neutral shade.  Colorful mats are out because they can be a distracter to a painting.  

A colored inner mat chosen carefully, in tones that are either dominate in the image, or that draw out the colors would be good choice.

Acid-free mats and backing ...

Picacho Hills Art in the Garden will be September 18, 2011.  We have five gardens that will display several artists.

Have you been to Picacho Hills Country Club lately? The walls of the dining area and lounge are now covered with artwork by the members of Artists of Picacho Hills. It looks great!


Meet Greta Burger of Cathouse Glass. Greta started working in stained glass after an Art in the Barn workshop at the Mississippi Valley Art Makers program in Ontario, Canada. She was building furniture at the time and wanted to incorporate stained glass in some of the cabinets. That didn't happen, but she did make window installations for the house. She has incorporated fused glass into her work and is also including steel and ...

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