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Making A Picture Frame From Dilapidated Fence Pickets

Weird Wood – Part 5 of 5 As you may recall, this series began with Working With Weird Wood: Preface. After reading that, you may be asking yourself, “What happened to Parts 2 through 4 of this series?” After all, I did publish the promised preparatory article Thoughts On Mat Layout and Part 1 of […]

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How To Make Your Beveled Edges Look Like A Continuation Of Your Image

When describing our canvas gallery-wrap optionslink, we mention that the technique we use, the digital stretch wrap, creates an optical illusion. For any given amount of stretch, there is a particular “illusion angle” at which the sides look like an unstretched and uncompressed continuation of the frontthe math. Figure 1 shows that angle for various […]

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The Photographers’ Choice Award:

A Draft Proposal For A Supplemental Award For Festivals Judged By “Old School Art Snobs” Old-school art snobs are highly educated and trained art professionals who, among other things, believe that if it wasn’t around by the end of the nineteenth century, “can it really be called ‘Art’?” Many of the finer art festivals hire […]

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Images

Our Newest Image: ‘Cedar Key By Sea’

I finished this image on the fourth anniversary of the day we took it (no, that’s not bragging – just coincidence). But it is the third image we’ve introduced (see Introducing “Royal Terns” and Cedar Keys Lighthouse: A New Gigapan) from the fateful day that I ruined Nancy’s best camera and lensstory. We finished our […]

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Upcoming Events

Our Last Festival Of The Season

The 36th Annual Melbourne Art Festival will be open from 9 am to 5 pm both Saturday, April 24, and Sunday around the north lake at Wickham Park in Melbourne. This will our sixth year participating in this festival and the fourth year at this location2019. This festival is free to the public. Besides the […]

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Cedar Key Celebration Is A “GO” For April 17th

Last year’s Old Florida Celebration Of The Arts would have been the 56th annual event, had it not been cancelledannounced. But now it will be back between 10 am and 5 pm on Saturday, April 17, and on Sunday from 10 to 4 pm. The festival will again be along historic 2nd Street.  This will […]

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Recognition

Nancy Wins Award In Winter Haven

There were four photographers among about forty artists at the 43rd Central Park Art Festival last weekendannounced. Nancy was proud to receive an Honorable Mention for her work. Another photographer received a higher award, and artist Danny O’ Driscollwebsite received Best of Show for “his nearly-photographic wildlife paintings” according to reporter James Coulter in the […]

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What’s New: Beveled-edge Gallery Wraps & Non-glare Acrylic

We are testing a couple of new ideas this season: Non-glare Acrylic We first introduced our acrylic-mounted prints back in October, 2016announced, and still have that 16″ by 24″ sample of Trees In Their Twilight mounted behind regular acrylic. We’ve never been a fan of the glare of regular glazing, so usually use reflection-control (non-glare) […]