• Buckhorn Arts Festival.Preparing Masonite Paintings

    1 month ago - By Harry Stooshinoff

    I'm preparing a whole lot of small paintings on Masonite for the Buckhorn Arts Festival. I started by putting them on these larger blocks with glued card flanges, which worked very well. But I made some modifications along the way...
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  • Buckhorn Arts Festival, Preparation of Work, Continued

    Buckhorn Arts Festival, Preparation of Work, Continued

    1 month ago - By Harry Stooshinoff

    I ended up using clear pine 1" x 2" to create an indented box that stands 1 inch off the wall, rather than 2 inches. And instead of using small screws and wire to hang, I just notched the top of the backframe with a 1/4 inch drilled hole. It works great...much less fuss and it's much easier to store and transport these many works safely. The painting panels are attached to the backframes with 100% silicone caulking which can be removed should someone wish to frame in a different way. I like this non-frame method because it pushes the work forward nicely, with no competition or interference...
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