Saturday, July 18, 2009

6 x 6 is where it's at!

Art card framed in 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 frame. The card is mounted on 300 lb. watercolor paper with my seal just below.

Before I left for vacation my friend suggested I get a simpler frame to display art cards, she did not like the ornate wood frames I had gotten for my encaustic cards and the idea of framing watercolor cards in shadowbox frames interested me. I have always been excited about displaying my larger watercolor paintings, (18 x 24 and 22 x 30 have been my 2 favorite sizes for show booth displays) but now I feel like I want to offer smaller, more affordable artworks. My next show is not until October so I have the time to build up my inventory.

I framed one of my art cards before I left town (shown above) and now that I am back I am going to paint a series of small works to be put in these simple shadowbox frames. The frames come in black and white, dimensions are slightly larger than 6 x 6. I also have been working in the same size with encaustics, coincidence for sure!

This should be a productive week for me, I am eager to get back to it.

1 comment:

  1. I like the new framing--the emphasis is now on the painting.