Our 3 Favorite Blog Posts in November

Custom picture frames can be used in a lot of ways, but we generally see three types of people interested in our picture frames: photographers, lovers of the visual arts, and interior decorators of all levels. For all those people, we gather the internet’s best information on our Facebook page. The most popular posts we share, end up in each month’s highlight reel. For November, this includes a hilarious gallery of animal photos, stealing from IKEA, and learning all about different brush strokes in your paintings.

Photography:

While it’s an absolute joy to know there’s such a thing as Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, things only get better once you take a look at the pictures. This gallery of finalists was a huge hit right after Halloween, but is still worth visiting:

These are the finalists of the 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and they’re hilarious.

© Mary McGowan/The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018

Home décor:

IKEA (especially in the form of its yearly catalogue) is arguably the most important source of home décor inspiration for the masses. That’s why their photoshoots are statements about the near future of interior design. Statements that need an analysis from experts. From these analyses, trends are derived. By having a close look at what IKEA is doing, you’ll know what the rest of the world is going to do for Christmas. And this year, it’s surprising.

Decorating ideas worth stealing from IKEA.

Visual arts:

The more you paint, the more brushwork becomes a puzzle. You can recognize some painters by their brushwork; they seem to have mastered it all. Others struggle to find their ‘voice’ through their brushwork. In this blog post, the different aspects of brushwork are covered to help you in your journey to find your voice.

How to Effectively Use Brushwork in Your Paintings

Korovin Konstantin, Portrait Of Chaliapin, 1911

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