Artist Catherine Marchand Paints Celebrity Portrait for TLC Show – Counting On

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Blog - Artist Catherine Marchand Paints Celebrity Portrait

Picture This artist Catherine Marchand collaborated with TLC star Jeremy Vuolo on a project to surprise his wife Jinger (Duggar) with an original oil painting for her 25th birthday. Everything began when Jeremy saw a painting Catherine had done of R.C. Sproul, a well-known theologian from Florida. Jeremy then commissioned Catherine for a painting of his wife and daughter. Catherine … Read More

Masterpieces in Miniature Art Show – Small Art, Huge Show

Greg Donnelly - Media WriterArt, Event

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There is an excellent opportunity for art lovers to add to, or even start, their collection of original artwork created by some of North America’s leading artists. It’s the 15th annual Masterpieces in Miniature art event. Getting your hands on an original work of art can be difficult and for some, expensive. The idea of the Masterpieces in Miniature show … Read More

Artist Guy Combes Receives Prestigious Award

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Artist Guy Combes Receiving Prestigious Award - Be Inspired Blog (1)

Congratulations Guy Combes, from all of us at Picture This! Reposted with permission from Artists for Conservation Internationally acclaimed Kenyan artist Guy Combes has been recognized for his conservation leadership and artistic achievement with Artists for Conservation’s (AFC’s) top honor: the Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award. The award is especially significant in that it was established in memory of Guy’s … Read More

Robert Bateman – Inspired by the World of Nature – Celebrating Canada – In his Words

Greg Donnelly - Media WriterArt, Interview

Robert Bateman Painting Eagles - Photo Credit Birgit Freybe Bateman

Robert Bateman is one of Canada’s most recognized and honoured artists. For more than sixty years his realism works have captured nature in stunning ways. The esteemed artist visited Picture This! Gallery to exhibit his artwork and promote his latest book called Robert Bateman’s Canada. The Gallery’s media writer Greg Donnelly spoke with Robert about the new book, his longevity, … Read More

Art Can Give You a Sense of Well-Being

Rollie LaMarcheArt, Décor, Inspiration

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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. ”  ~ Thomas Merton Art has the ability to uplift you every time you look at it. Choosing the right artwork can give you the perspective of ‘everything is alright’ and the feeling of being secure. Why? Because you get to choose what you like and most … Read More

The Art of Canada – Celebrating 150 Years

Carol LaMarcheArt, Culture, History

Blog The Art Of Canada Celebrating 150 Years

Canada’s Art Through 150 years It’s been 150 years and we here at Picture This! Framing and Gallery are honouring this special anniversary with a show dedicated to Canada’s artists and the country’s landscapes, seascapes and spaces called Canada Scapes & Spaces. The Northern Lights; the wind swept coasts; the Rocky Mountains; these are images that form our country’s identity. … Read More

John and Suzie Seerey-Lester – Interview with the Artists

Greg Donnelly - Media WriterArt, Interview

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Update: Sadly, John lost his battle with cancer on May 19, 2020 and passed away peacefully with his wife Suzie at his side. This interview was originally published in 2017. John and Suzie Seerey-Lester have won awards for their art and have been featured in some of the most prestigious museums and collections in the world, including on the walls … Read More

How to Find the Ideal Frame for Your Art

Rollie LaMarcheArt, Décor, Picture Framing

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Print or Download… You have bought a prized piece of art for your home or business but the frame you decide upon will make a huge difference in how that piece will look on the wall. Framing can complement the piece and make it stand out from its surroundings. It enhances the piece to suit one’s personal style.  Take an … Read More