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Thursday, August 21, 2014

How to Prepare for an Art Fair

This weeks #AFchat special guest was the fabulous water colorist artist Cady Driver. Cady shared with us a ton of great tips for preparing to be a vendor at an art fair.

Check out the full "How to Prepare for an Art Fair" blog post on AmericanFrame.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Using Self-Adhesive Mounting Board

There are a variety of ways to use self-adhesive mounting board. However, take note: these boards leave little room for error and are not recommended for original works of art. Read our latest Ask Mike post to learn a variety of techniques for using self-adhesive boards.

Friday, August 15, 2014

How to Repair Scratched Acrylic

Having the right tools in your framing toolbox can make repairing scratched acrylic a breeze! We recommend using the Novus scratch remover kit.

To see how to use it, read the rest of our full length post over on At Your Service.

Have you ever used a scratch remover kit on acrylic before? Were you happy with the outcome? Let us know in the comments!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

How do You Get over an Artistic block?

On this weeks #AFchat, we chatted about getting over artistic blocks. Yea, we have all been there at one time or another.

Check out the tips for getting over artistic blocks that were shared on the #AFchat.

How About You?

Got a story to share with us about how you got over an artistic block?

Monday, August 11, 2014

Entering our Featured Artist Contest

Interested in entering our Featured Artist Contest? We have step by step instructions on how set up your art gallery and profile, select an image, and enter the contest. Check out the entire post over on A Good Frame of Mind blog, here.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Sharing The Art We Love

This past Thursday we held our weekly Twitter chat, #AFchat,  which was a chat where we encouraged everyone to share the art they love.

Check out the Art We Love blog post on AmericanFrame, to see all the amazing artists and art that was shared.

If you have some art you would like to share with us, please feel free to share here, on our blog or on any of our social media profiles.

What art do you Love?

Friday, August 8, 2014

Tips for Peeling and Cleaning Acrylic

Sometimes peeling the protective paper from acrylic can be a pain. Peeling by hand can cause the acrylic to lift up from the table, which can suck dust into the framing treatment. We want to share an easier way.

Follow along on the Ask Mike blog to learn a tip about peeling paper from the acrylic in addition to cleaning acrylic. Read it all here.