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  • Our Latest Framing Project

    Earlier this year, a friend brought over a friend with a 46½ x 21″ monochrome print of the Scott Base comic strip “The Suit”link. (I give these details only because the content itself in some ways inspired the final project design.) We discussed possibilities while they were here. After considering the obvious choices of a…

  • ‘New & Improved’ Giant Swallowtail Article

    Reader Joanne Miale provided new photographs from her experience with these butterflies to fill in some gaps in our Giant Swallowtail article. Enjoy!

  • Notes About Bird Flamboyance And Behavior

    It is clear from Why You Haven’t Seen Any Painted Buntings that the Painted Bunting’s behavior is affected by its physical characteristics. There are risks associated with flamboyance. “Somewhere along their evolutionary path, male Painted Buntings had to choose between bright colors for better sex or more obscure colors for longer life. Speaking for males…

  • Our New Cardinal Image

    Cardinals are one of the most abundant bird species in North America.  After having a number of people ask about them, Nancy finally captured a cardinal picture she was happy with. Here it is. For more information about the shot and the bird, go to our new Male Northern Cardinal page.

  • How To Join Mouldings With 30° & 45° Bevels

    And More . . . Get printable version(.pdf) We found that when using moulding with 45° bevels, there isn’t much extra material to work with when trying to make the corner folds while stretching the canvas. Thirty-degree bevels aren’t as bad, so that is what we usually use for stretching our images. I’ve also found…