Those art things…

You have collected a few “Art” things over the years, some were given to you as a hand me down, others are cherished memories from a vacation, others might be selected purchases from a gallery or gifts from friends. Whatever way you received them, you probably love them to bits. But if you ask some deeper questions you might just be wondering what they are and what the differences are.

Stay tuned for a few in this series that will explore the differences in media and processes of art.

Paintings – Canvas and linen

  • Oils

  • Acrylics

  • Tempera

  • Mixed media

Works on paper

  • Photographs

  • Drawings

  • Pastels

  • Watercolour – Gouache

  • Ink

  • Prints – Etchings – Digital prints – Lithographs – Screen prints – Lino cuts – Reproduction prints


  • Cross stitch – Tapestries – Petit point – Long Stitch

  • Quilts

  • Woven tapestries

  • Batik
  • Rugs
  • Mixed Media

That should be enough to start the ball rolling and give you some ideas about the works you have and what to look for. From your Friendly Professional Picture Framers at the Picture Framing Shak


Steve Gray – Framing Guy at the Picture Framing Shak

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