An Introduction to the Arts

  • Finding the Right Cross Stitch Supplies for Your Project

    25 February 2022

    Needlework is a fine art that stretches back over centuries of history. If you're looking for an activity that's both therapeutic and rewarding, it's hard to go wrong with cross stitch. In order to be successful, you need to find the right supplies for your project. Here's what to look for at your arts and crafts store. The Right Thread When you purchase a cross stitch pattern, it should feature a thread guide.

  • Top Attributes to Look for in an Arts and Crafts Store

    28 December 2020

    Partaking in any craftwork can be incredibly cathartic. It helps maintain a sense of excitement and discovery, especially if you stay at home for long periods. For beginners, crafting is an excellent opportunity to take up a new hobby. That said, you need supplies for any project, and arts and craft stores are the best places to find what you need. Unfortunately, finding the right craft store is often a challenge for beginners.

  • How to Restore a Recently Discovered Piece of Art

    14 August 2020

    If you take pride in your style and individuality, you may be on the lookout for certain pieces of art to help you complete the look and feel of your home. Yet you do not want to buy something off-the-shelf and would rather discover and restore an original piece to its former glory. However, what is involved in this type of work, and how can you make sure that you achieve your ultimate goal?

  • 3 Benefits of Signing Up for Online Art Classes

    16 July 2020

    If you would like to learn how to paint, draw or produce other artworks, you may be put off by the idea of attending an art class at your local education college. However, there are now many online art courses which you can sign up for. Online art courses can offer you several benefits. Read on to find out why signing up for an online course in art might be the right thing for you to do.

  • Essential Facts About Custom Canvas Prints

    15 June 2020

    Canvas prints are an artistic way of showing off your collection of photos. Unlike a canvas painting, a canvas print is rendered on canvas from an inkjet printer. After printing, a canvas is stretched to fit in a frame for display. However, you can also go for a frameless canvas print. Here are some essential facts about custom canvas prints. Frame and Canvas  Although canvas prints should be hung away from direct sunlight to prevent fading, you should be mindful of humidity and temperature, which can affect a frame.

  • Memorial Plaques For Pets: 5 Reasons To Choose Granite

    29 February 2020

    When a beloved pet passes on after many happy years of companionship, it's only natural to want to commemorate their life with some kind of physical memorial. A memorial plaque is a dignified and touching way to memorialise deceased pets and animal companions both large and small, without investing in a full-sized memorial that can cost thousands of dollars. Choosing what material your pet's memorial plaque will be made from can be challenging, as there is a huge variety of potential materials.