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ART RESTORATION

"I have seen art that's been water damaged by storms and cyclones, plumbing failures, UV light degradation and exposure, glass breakage and vandalism, ageing, substandard mounting and framing, mould and insect infestation and the list goes on. Nearly always deteriorating and damaged art can be repaired and restored to its original glory."

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PICTURE FRAMING IN THE MODERN WORLD

As a picture framing business owner, I do ponder the thought of the relevance of our industry in the modern world of technology. After all picture framing has been around for a very long time, dating back to Egyptian times. There is a simple answer to why picture framing is still in demand today. Picture framing enhances and makes possible the hanging and effective display of framed art, photos, family heirlooms and memorabilia in our homes, offices and public buildings. But more so, there’s a human need to display images and ornaments that evoke emotion, heighten the imagination, pay testimony to our past, provide provenance. This simulates the pleasure area of our minds and simply makes us feel good to...

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LOVING VINCENT - THE WORLD'S FIRST FULLY PAINTED FEATURE FILM

Here’s something special for everyone to see, whether you’re an art lover or novice this movie is a must see Recently released ‘Loving Vincent’ is a 2017 biographical animated drama film about the life of painter Vincent van Gogh, and in particular, the circumstances of his death. It is the first fully painted animated feature film. It is written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. The development was funded by the Polish Film Institute. Each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters. The film premiered at the 2017 Annecy International Animated Film. Van Gogh painted over 800 paintings in just...

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