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Framing and Selling a Favorite Sketch, “Gentle Highlights”

I usually love big mats because they isolate the art, but on small pieces mats are naturally smaller. A 1” mat is really small though, almost too small. My original choice of mat and frame for this piece was a larger, double mat pulling the dark gray and tan from the sketch with a matte […]


August Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: “Mewsette’s Tail”

I considered a “back to school” style of art for this desktop calendar since everyone seems to be going back to school right now, but I decided I wanted a sketch with bold summery colors for this hot month of August. So how is orange and purple? One of my favorite combinations, and while this […]