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Do you ever put glass over a piece when you frm it?
Thanks for taking the time to stop and look and comment that was very nice of you and I greatly appreciate it.
Timothy S. McLaughlin
Huggertwo1 wrote:Do you ever put glass over a piece when you frm it?
I frame with no glass..
When I paint on canvas, I use the gallery wrap mostly [with the wooden cradle at the back] so I don't need to frame those, and I sometimes continue the painting over the edge, or paint it white. If it's a canvas board, then I frame without glass.
[and for gessobords, I treat it the same as canvas.. frame without glass, or use a cradled board which needs no framing.
I sometimes varnish with satin, instead of matt, but I prefer the gloss varnish most of all, it makes the colors more vibrant.
Just one though is something i learned in a graphics class in collage, so i dont know if it relates to paintings is when using red on blue or vis-verse it can have a tendency to cause an illusion of vibrations in the eye.
Shaun Kennedy wrote:i learned in a graphics class in collage, so i dont know if it relates to paintings is when using red on blue or vis-verse it can have a tendency to cause an illusion of vibrations in the eye.
That is so true.. [everytime I start a painting using only blues & red combination, my eyes go crazy and I feel as if i'm about to have a seizure when I look at it.] -
It doesn't show that way on screen though
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