Saturday, July 6, 2013

How to Hang a Painting

How to Hang a Painting over a Couch
Illustration courtesy of Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ

When you get home with your brand new Beacham painting, do you worry about the best way to hang it on your walls?  If so, you're not the only one!  Read this informative article below by Jason Horejs (Note:  Jason represents my artwork online through his gallery, Xanadu Gallery, in Scottsdale, AZ).  
Jason says:  "You’ve just purchased a spectacular painting. An artist spent years studying, refining his/her craft to create this masterpiece. A gallery went to great effort and expense to display the work so that you could see it in a pristine setting. Now, you’ve got the work home and  . . . you’re on your own.

Many collectors feel overwhelmed by the prospect of hanging new artwork. They worry that they won’t know where best to display the work in their home, or that they’ll make a mistake in hanging the work, and it won’t look as good in their home as it did in the gallery, or that it won’t fit in with the other work in their collection. In this guide, I’m going to help you alleviate any of those feelings and give you tips that will help you hang artwork like a pro...."  You may read the rest of Jason's article HERE.
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