Here’s a how-to video and step-by-step photo guide showing how to mount a work on paper, make a frame, and finish the frame with gold leafing. The result is a finished piece of artwork that’s ready to hang on the wall, which makes selling artwork a lot easier and more appealing to buyers. Give it a […]
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Learn how to make custom strip frames for your artwork using five gallon paint sticks. I’ll show you the tools and tips you’ll need to do it yourself.
Learn how to make a convex frame for a painting I made for a client. I make the frame and show it installed in the client’s house. Learn all of the tools, tips and woodworking techniques you’ll need to make a custom frame.
Here’s a video showing you how to make a ping pong paddle and ball holder. The backing is made of Teak and Holly plywood and it’s framed in a Cherry and Sapele wood spine frame. See below for the cut list and design plans. This piece is available for sale on my store at this link: Ping Pong Paddle […]
Learn to make a simple strip frame for a painting and three tools that every artist can use to make the frames. Here are some images of the framed piece made in the video and some other works that will be going into this Friday’s Pop-Up art show.
Learn how to make simple picture frames and how to hang them on a French cleat system using the Leica Lino L2 laser level. Here’s more info on the level and how to use it: Leica Lino L2 Laser Level – Product Page Leica Lino Blog: Picking the right laser
Here are a bunch of new wood cut prints we added to the online gallery that are available for sale. They are all signed originals and are part of the “Barnyard Series”. They look really sharp framed in simple frames and hung as singles or in groupings. Here’s a link to the online art […]
The exhaust frame in the shop is framed in this video.
Learn how to make custom frames with aluminum leaf for paintings by the well-known artist Elwood Howell who lives and paints in East Hampton. Elwood paints on heavy duty paper and these paintings are mounted and framed in walnut with aluminum leaf without using glass. Check out Facebook for a slow-mo video of the bees and […]
Here’s a video showing you how to make a walnut frame for a painting that is part of Jon’s “shop tool series”. These paintings will be turned into a book featuring all the shop tool paintings and will be a nice collectors item.
Here’s a video announcing the new Jon Peters Art & Home online store where we’ll be selling Jon’s original artwork at affordable prices. It’s a great way to start collecting so hope you enjoy it. Also, learn some helpful tips and the tools you’ll need to frame artwork under glass.
Here’s a link to a recent Wall Street Journal article about the brand new Whitney Museum in NYC (relocated downtown in the trendy Meatpacking District) and the new frames made for many of the masterworks from the collection. It seems that many of the best works…from artists like Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns and Georgia O’Keefe…were in […]
Here’s a how to video of a painting I made using aluminum leaf. The image is the “Screaming Red Ass”, which was the Nose Art for the planes for the 347th Figher Squadron in WWII. We frame the painting in the video and it’s up for auction on my Ebay store….here’s the link. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Screaming-Red-Ass-Paper-aluminum-acrylic-and-Lacquer-plywood-Jon-Peters-/121612976695?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c50b2c237 […]