Today is an art working day, but no new artwork has been worked on. Why? Because I needed to finish off and frame the 2 pieces I just finished and deliver them to the gallery. This blog post will explain what I do to finish off a piece of art, but first I'll have to explain the process and supplies I use.
Most of you know that my still-lifes are framed without glass. I do this for a couple of reasons:
1. to make pictures seem more approachable/intimate.
2. to bypass the perils of framing with mats & glass.
I've tried quite a few surfaces for colored pencil that can be framed without glass, but my favorite is Ampersand Pastelbord which is described as