February 2010 Blog Posts (4)


At Urban Ore someone has thrown away a bunch of big gourds that they had started to make thumb pianos out of. There were gourds with just one side cut off, and ones that also had a 3/4" wooden face glued onto them, with a hole in it and a wooden bar across the face like a guitar has to hold the ends of the strings. Plenty good-looking. People were snapping them up -- some were planning to make a birdhouse out of theirs, and a woman was going to make masks out of hers, although she had ones with… Continue

Added by Arthur Comings on February 23, 2010 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Question about what to use to seal /finish a project

Hello everyone,

I am working on a new series of work, decorating covers of photo ablums, using mixed media/collage and I want the books to be extremely durable, professional looking and last the test of time. What sugguestions would you have of what to use to seal the work, to put a coating over it to make sure it doesnt fade or get demaged in any way. I have used mostly oil paints, collage images, some ribbon and buttons, I'm looking a sealant that will work…


Added by kat johnston on February 22, 2010 at 9:03pm — 1 Comment

A Book About Death: An International Art Project: Call For Work


A Book About Death
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 10:00am
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 5:00pm
Y Tabernacl, MOMA Wales
Heol Penrallt
Machynlleth, United Kingdom

International art project




27 APRIL – 8 MAY… Continue

Added by Mary Bogdan on February 18, 2010 at 9:38pm — 2 Comments

Met's "Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage"

Excerpt from New York Times article by Roberta Smith, February 4, 2010:…


Added by Janice McDonald on February 8, 2010 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments


Posting to membership- 2 Replies

Started by Felicia Belair-Rigdon. Last reply by Jemison Roger Beshears Jul 7, 2021.

Call for Artists: A Book About Death / Tribute to Ray Johnson

Started by Janice McDonald Jul 27, 2019.


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