Tag Archives: Diane Eugster painting

The Making of Frame # 107

I was reminded of a documentary film that followed the making of a Steinway Grand piano from start to finish as this picture frame started to take shape.  It came out around 2007 and maybe some of you other woodworkers … Continue reading

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Diamond Motif Frame # 103

If you recall reading one of my recent Blogs work had started on a frame for a recent painting by Diane titled “Almost Summer”.  In my mind, I refer to this painting as the Studebaker Girl because she had the model posed … Continue reading

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Yet Another Frame In-Progress

At this point, over half the frames made prior to our Scottsdale Adventure have been carved and gilded.  You may recall that before Diane and I left Las Vegas I had prepared about a dozen frames from the moldings we … Continue reading

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Inspiration for a Frame Design

So, one of the things that’s been difficult in my pursuit of carving frames is finding specifics of the craft.  There are a number of shops that have YouTube video’s of their frames being carved and gilded, many examples of … Continue reading

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Faux Sgraffito

Maybe I better explain this blogs title before I go to far!  Faux is probably familiar enough as a word meaning false or phony.  Here’s a link to the definition of sgraffito and it’s used in several art forms, especially painting and … Continue reading

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Fig Leaf Frame Complete — Gold Leaf Tutorial

This painting and frame is the first collaboration Diane and I have had in almost three years!  She took a hiatus from painting during the downturn of the economy and pursued other artistic endeavors.  I always enjoyed creating frames for … Continue reading

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