Sam came up with a great project for us. She used the left over core from our masking tape. Then asked me to do my papier mâché to give them a little more shape. We sanded and gessoed them. Then finished them with paintings inspired by old masters. Modigliani. Picasso. And Monet.
As school rolls around this fall, my second summer with Artisan Finishes comes to a close. These past two years I’ve been fulfilling a Summer internship with this company and over that time I feel like I’ve really become part of the team. As part of my role I go out with Dawn and the [...]
This baroque frame began as a concept from Lisa Robinson of Dwell with Dignity. Teen Dwell had used chalk board paint to create a giant chalk board for the children at Family Gateway to express their creativity on. And of course the children’s art was worthy of framing. So we were set with the task [...]
This is a project for Dwell with Dignity’s Thrift Studio. I took one of the donated items that is not appropriate for their installation and revved it up a notch with a stenciled pattern reverse gilt on the glass top and complimenting silver leaf on the legs. What [...]
Act now! Donations to be matched through June 3rd Like a welcome Spring rain, the good news keeps pouring in. Through June 3rd, an anonymous donor has offered to match all donations made to Dwell with Dignity up to $30,000. This means, that with your help, we can raise $60,000 before June 3rd. [...]