Category: artist tips

  • Typogram, Typography, or Calligram?

    Typogram, Typography, or Calligram?

    I’m making a series of animal illustrations by using only words and letters, and I was really confused as to what to call the genre.  So far, I’ve found three words that sound like they should mean the same thing, and when Googled, yield similar results.  I thought it might be important in posting my items for…

  • 3 Important Tips For Showing Your Paintings In A Gallery

    3 Important Tips For Showing Your Paintings In A Gallery

    If you’ll be showing your work at business establishments (restaurants, galleries, community centers…etc.), here are a few things to keep in mind: 1 – Secure your wire.  Many locations require that your work be secured with pliers so it doesn’t fall off the wall and land in someone’s soup.  I like to use little eyelet screws and…