Classic NYC Spots that closed in 2014 Forever Pearl Paint, 308 Canal Street in Chinatown: This massive art supply store was shut down in the spring, and the owner of the building is looking to turn it into luxury condos.
PAPER BUYING (FROM THE ART SUPPLY JUNKIE) (READ ONLY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ART SUPPLY STORES AND MY SEEDY* FIRST APARTMENT IN SOMERVILLE BACK IN 1996.) *Seedy. Term I learned from my grandfather when we were on a road trip and the hotel our entire family was staying at in NYC, was not all that he expected.) www.memory-layne.com
THE LIGHTER SIDE: humor in art, part 2 (Art Student Owl meme!!!!)
It's customary to wear green when out celebrating St. Patrick's. But since my wardrobe's mostly black (blame my stint in NYC) I took my green nails up a couple notches. #nofilter! So this here's shatter glass nails using translucent iridescent film over dark green polish. Check out my previous post for the tutorial. For those scrappy ones who are having a hard time getting foils or iridescent cellophane/film/tissue check party stores and art supply stores for wrapping paper stickers…
Go Bold or Go Home - every room needs a focal point. For example, these three giant canvasses were painted by the designer, saving thousands of dollars. The key is to hang the panels so that they appear as one oversized piece for the greatest effect.