Framing Arts News: Inaugural

Framing Arts News

Inaugural Issue – July 2014 – Healdsburg, CA

Framing Arts of Healdsburg, a family-owned custom framing gallery, has served Sonoma County for over 30 years, providing customers superior service, creative framing designs and museum-quality craftsmanship.

Specializing in Fine Custom Framing and offering many other Framing Services as well.

…helping you get your family heirlooms and art

out of your closets and onto your walls!

Graduation Special

Have you had any graduates this June? We are offering a very handsome Diploma Framing Package for the fine price of $89.95.

Or, perhaps you have some diplomas from years past hidden away in your drawers in their leather folders? The above picture of the Diploma Framing Package contains my just-framed Sonoma State University diploma of 37 years ago! Finally it can hang proudly in my studio!

Framed Art for Sale

Title: Tureen of Fruit
Medium: Giclee print w/ brushstroke detailing
Frame: Two Italian frames with fillet
Framed size: 32 x 38
Original Price: $695
Sale Price: $450

Online Design Tool

– New to Framing Arts –

Design your framing project online!
Our interactive Frame Designer shows you what your art will look like framed…before you frame it!

 

Larson-Juhl, one of our custom framing suppliers, offers an online interactive design tool that shows you a virtual representation of how your framing will look. You can upload your own images, or browse from thousands of art prints online. Pick your matting color, frame moulding and more with this easy-to-use design tool that makes framing simple and fun. Enjoy playing with the different combinations and then let us help you bring your ideas into reality.

After visiting Framing Arts, take a side trip to a local museum!
HEALDSBURG MUSEUM & HISTORICAL SOCIETY

221 Matheson Street

Healdsburg 95448…….707 431-3325

www.healdsburgmuseum.org

The museum houses a large range of artifacts, documents and photographs related to northern Sonoma County history.

Currently showing: May 21 through August 3, 2014

“Visionaries, Believers, Seekers, Schemers: Utopian communities of Sonoma County/19th Century”

Fascinating 19th Century Sonoma County Utopian communities, including Preston, Fountain Grove, Icaria Speranza and Altrunia.

HAND FAN MUSEUM

219 Healdsburg Avenue

Healdsburg 95448…….707 431-2500

Currently Showing:

“Fans My Senior Life Passion”

European and Asian fans from a variety of periods.

CLOVERDALE HISTORICAL MUSEUM/SOCIETY – GOULD-SHAW HOUSE

215 N. Cloverdale Boulevard

Cloverdale 95425…….707 894-2067

www.cloverdalehistoricalsociety.org

The Gould-Shaw House is perhaps the oldest dwelling in Cloverdale and one of the rare examples of Gothic Revival architecture in Sonoma County.

GRACE HUDSON MUSEUM & SUN HOUSE

431 South Main Street

Ukiah 95482…….707 467-2836

www.gracehudsonmuseum.org

An art, history and anthropology museum and historic home focusing on the lifeworks of artist Grace Carpenter Hudson and her ethnologist husband Dr. John W. Hudson. Changing interdisciplinary exhibitions highlight western American art, California Indian cultures, histories of the Northern Coast of California and contemporary regional artists.

Currently showing: June 7 – August 17

“Growth Rings” – A retrospective of College of the Redwoods Fine Woodworking Program Graduates.

SCULPTURE TRAIL

www.101sculpturetrail.com

The Sculpture Trail is a year-round outdoor exhibit of sculptures in both Northern California communities of Cloverdale and Geyserville. Sponsored by the Cloverdale Arts Alliance and the Geyserville Community Foundation.

ART TERM OF THE MONTH: Giclee

Giclee is the fine art of photographic reproduction using a high quality inkjet printer to make individual copies. In giclee printing, no screen or other mechanical devices are used and therefore there is no visible dot screen pattern. The term giclee was coined in 1991 by printmaker, Jack Duganne. The term is based on the French word gicleur meaning “nozzle”. The verb form “gicier” means “to squirt, spurt, or spray” which is how an inkjet printer works. However it is not the same as a standard desktop inkjet printer. The way the image is scanned is different. The original is scanned directly on a drum scanner. Giclee printers use special light-fast inks, which, if kept out of the sun, will remain true for up to 25 years. Giclee prints can be produced on any paper or canvas desired.

ART TRIVIA OF THE MONTH

In all of Dali’s paintings you can find a self-portrait. That is, if you look hard you will see at least a silhouette of Dali himself.

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