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Framing on a Dime

Framing art can be costly! When I was in college this didn’t seem to register. I had all the tools that I needed to use free of charge (minus tuition) and all I had to do was purchase my materials. Buying large pieces of wood and using the table saw I was able to frame a lot of my canvases. I was able to use the nail gun and there was even paint that everyone shared. I had to buy very little out of pocket.

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Breaking Out of a Creative Slump

“Inspiration is for amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work.”

The above quote is from one of my favorite artists of all time, let alone still living.  Chuck Close is the ultimate motivation for artists after becoming world renown for two different art styles all while dealing with physical limitations.  But this article isn’t a recap of Close’s life (though that would be a fun article to research and write).  The quote was merely a jumping off point.

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