Taking a special picture to a local framing studio and discussing how you want the piece to look can be a fun and informative experience. Your framing professional will carefully look at the picture and present you with a number of frame and mat options. One idea that they might suggest is using a floating frame. When a picture appears inside of a floating frame, no mat is present. Instead, the picture has the appearance of floating in the center of the frame, which can provide an appealing visual effect.
9 June 2021
Whether it's a sculpture or painting, art is something that many people find appealing. As a seasoned artist or art enthusiast, you likely do everything possible to safeguard all your pieces of art. That's commendable because it helps protect the financial and aesthetic value of the artwork. Unfortunately, there are factors beyond your control that can affect your fine art. A case in point is weather elements such as humidity and temperature.
29 January 2021
Early in the school year, it's customary for schools to organize photo days for their students. While some parents are content to get these portraits, others choose to take their children to a local photographer around the start of school to have their photos taken. There are lots of reasons why you might wish to arrange your own back-to-school photo shoot. One option is that you'll be able to better control the outcome — for example, by making sure that your child's hair is combed and that he or she doesn't have a stain on his or her shirt.
10 April 2020
While humans come in a variety of hues, from albino white to the darkest shade of midnight, much of the tattoo techniques used and advice given is geared towards those on the lighter end of the spectrum. It's still possible to get a great tattoo if you have medium to dark skin, but there are a few extra things you need to do to ensure you get the design you want and that it looks good on your body.
15 June 2017
As video streaming online becomes more popular for connecting businesses to their customers, small business owners need to be able to create compelling video using state-of-the art software. However, software can be expensive and the learning curve for mastering video editing programs can be steep if you have no experience making films. There are programs such as DaVinci Resolve with free editions that can help you get started with editing your footage and getting it online so you can promote your business effectively.
26 April 2017
Lifestyle photography is quickly taking over as more people want their real moments captured, as opposed to staged photos with matching outfits and fake smiles like what some studio portraits turned into. If you are a photographer, whether for a hobby or as a profession, you should learn lifestyle photography. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you choose this style. Learn to Anticipate Special Moments The challenge with lifestyle photography is that you are not supposed to tell the subjects what to do, but instead capture real moments.
8 June 2016
Many have misconceptions about hip hop. A common mistake is to conflate rap with hip hop. However, hip hop is a cultural form that includes rapping. There is also a distinctive style of dress, with linkages to clothes popular with youths in large American cities. In hip hop, the rhythm is just as important as the lyrics. This characteristic differentiates it from rap music where artists often go on verbal rifts in which the music plays a secondary role.
5 January 2016
If you are interested in collecting paintings or drawings for your home or as investments, you will need to have an understanding of what makes a piece successful or not from a critic's point of view. There are three aspects of two-dimensional (2-D) art that you should familiarize yourself with from the start. 1. Abstract Qualities and Composition Whether a painting is representational (the subject matter is recognizable as items or people) or abstract , it should always work as a abstract design that is appealing and coherent even if you were looking at it through a fogged up glass .
7 December 2015