Month: February 2013

From the Ground UP

Much like building a home, creating a solid foundation for your artwork ensures the structure is well supported. Without this preparation, not only is the final look of the work potentially affected, but the foundation itself can cause and hasten... Read More

The Art of the Frame – Opus Frames for works on Canvas

The heart of our framing philosophy at Opus to offer simple, elegant, and economical options that enhance the look and value of any work of art. Our frames beautifully feature your works of art on canvas and canvas prints with... Read More

Two Ways To Get A Show

Method #1 Teaching at Emily Carr University exposes me to many artists beginning their visual art careers and a great many of them are very interested in being shown in either a public or private gallery. Consequently it seemed wise... Read More

Inspired by Paper

Paper is amazing. Ever since its invention around 105 AD in China, it has found more and diverse ways to be used. Have a look at pop-up books, origami, and papier maché. Who ever thought something so flat could be... Read More

Framing Art on Canvas

Framing plays a key role in the presentation of an image. The right frame complements your image by creating a beautiful and effective display. A well chosen frame will draw the viewer’s eye into the composition in ways that can... Read More

Making (New Years) Resolutions Work

February is notorious for “resolution failure,” just ask any gym, weight-loss program, or smoking cessation program staff. That makes this the perfect time to consider how to make your resolutions successful. If you are a regular reader of this column,... Read More