A QUICK frame makeover

October 13, 2017

Hi All!  I have been making a series of Panel Art, which are 8x10 wood panels that I have been doing various types of artwork on.  Some have raised relief, some have a faux stone finish, and of course my stained art is found on a lot of them.  Here is a sampling of some of them.


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I needed a way to display them since my booth space doesn't have a lot of wall space on which to hang them.  While I was in Florida this summer, I found a nice empty frame that was sitting outside accumulating a lot of DIRT! 

















 You can see more pictures and read about how I gave this dated Wall panel a facelift here!


After the paint, and before the glaze, I used Wise Owl Varnish in our new SATIN finish to seal in the paint.



I needed a thin backing to fit into the frame, so I went to Home Depot and had them cut me a piece of thin sanded birch.  I was happy to know they will do the cutting for free.  Once I got it home, I had to do a little fine sanding  to get it to fit perfectly.  I decided to use Wise Owl Weathervane, and sealed it all with the varnish





I think it turned out pretty well for my panel art series. 







I have a second frame very similar that I will be doing something similar. But maybe I will do a white base with dark glaze.  I'll keep ya posted!! 


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