A picture frame is a kind of container added to a picture in order to enhance it, make it easier to display and to protect it. Picture frames have traditionally been made of wood, which is still thecommonest material, although other materials are also used, including aluminium, plastics or polystyrene. A picture frame may be of any colour or texture, but gildingis common, especially on older frames. Some picture frames have elaborate mouldings which may relate to the subject matter.
JLF have been designing and painting Lewis Hamiltons' helmets since his karting days, and we are proud to be associated with a driver who has made it all the way to the pinnacle of motorsport. Thehelmet is one of the most central focal-points of a racing drivers image. We can work with you or your sponsors to create designs that presents a professional corporate identity while keeping the drivers individuality.
AHA courses are much better than A level History of Art as a preparation for university work. Exposure to real paintings, sculpture and buildings develops visual alertness. Seeing art in the citieswhere it was made reveals how it was shaped by its cultural context. Students from AHA have been made aware of many of the problems and excitements of academic Art History before they begin their BA.
Situated on the site of Blacksmiths Cottage Nursery and Shorelands Wildlife Gardens, in rural South Norfolk 5 miles East of Diss, Waveney Gallery is a multi-purpose building encompassing Art Gallery,Coffee Shop, Gift Shop and Conference facilities. Sarah Potterton received a grant in 2011 from the Rural Development Programme to build the Waveney Gallery and create a space for local groups and artists to display their work.
Mary Lynch oil painting cleaning and restoration has been established for more than 35 years, with clients including art galleries, museums, dealers and private collectors. Dust and dirt on thepainting surface has a tendency to give a grey, dull appearance, while nicotine deposits leave a yellow layer. The varnish layers applied originally and sometimes re-applied over time discolour to leave the painting with an orange brown appearance.
I fell in love with the Norfolk coast on my very first visit in the 1980's, when a friends and I stayed at the Blakeney Hotal and I was immediately captivated. I felt I had come home, I could not stayaway and over the next few years, I lived in Norfolk more than in my house in Suffolk. I paint watercolours on very heavy paper in order that I can move it around while I am painting, unencumbered by stretched paper on board.
A wide and varied selection of original handmade work by both regular and guest artists: original prints, textiles, glass, paintings, silver and gemstone jewellery, together with greetings cards andgiftwrap - the perfect place to find unique pieces in the heart of the town.
The need for a creative centre in Mid-Norfolk led to the opening of Art Academy East. The purpose was to provide engage students and break down the barriers of learning within the arts and tostructure achievable, skills based courses with a strong foundation in technical ability. Art Academy East was founded by Norfolk based fine artist and teacher Claire Frances Smith.
The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts is an ambitious project to provide a lasting tribute to the life and career of the much-loved broadcaster and create a high quality, community-owned, Arts Centrein the heart of Suffolk. The team behind the project set out to bring an unused and decaying historic building back into use and create an inspirational environment to foster the creative energy of local people and enable wider enjoyment of the arts.
Secret Art Collector welcomes you to our gallery of Contemporary art, fine art, watercolours, sculptures, kitchenalia, interior design collectables, glassware, ceramics, jewellery and vintageartefacts. Enjoy browsing, collecting, and building your treasured collections. So many of our gallery collection items make great gift ideas for wedding presents, Christmas, birthdays, retirement gifts and family anniversaries, together with Mother's Day and Father's Day presents.