Wednesday, October 17, 2018

How old is the Taj Mahal?

Today's Q and A 

Q - How old is the Taj Mahal?

A -  Construction of the 17th Century Taj Mahal in India began in 1632 and was commissioned a year earlier by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.


Taj Mahal Paper Nano Model Kit


India Wall Calendar 2019

India Wall Calendar India Wall Calendar

  • Travel the scenic country of India
  • Printed on high-quality, eco-friendly paper
  • Full-color pages throughout
  • Includes all major public and culturally significant holidays



India Wall Calendar

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

What are primary colors in art?

Today's Q and A

Q - What are primary colors in art?

A - Primary colors as used by artists are red, blue and yellow. Typically, they are mixed to create other colors on the color wheel and primary colors cannot be formed from any other colors.

Cinema Noir Wall Calendar 2019

Cinema Noir Wall Calendar Cinema Noir Wall Calendar

  • Classic collection of twelve amazing movie posters
  • Printed on high-quality, eco friendly paper
  • Features full-color pages throughout
  • Includes all major public and culturally significant holidays.


Cinema Noir Wall Calendar

Monday, October 15, 2018

What year did the Freddy Krueger character first appear?

Today's Q and A

Q - What year did the Freddy Krueger character first appear?

A - The first appearance of Freddy Krueger was in the Wes Craven slasher film "Nightmare on Elm Street" in 1984 and starred Robert Englund as Freddy.


A Nightmare On Elm Street Series 3 Double Film Cell

A Nightmare On Elm Street Series 3 Double Film Cell A Nightmare On Elm Street Series 3 Double Film Cell
Just when you thought it was safe to go to sleep! The king of dreams is back and ready for more torture. Experience the gore with this limited edition of 2,500 framed FilmCell presentation. A great gift for any horror fan or addition to your collection, this official collectible boasts two strips of real film from the Nightmare on Elm Street movies. 13-inch x 11-inch black MDF frame. Real film from the movies! Comes with an easel back for easy display. Trend Setters embossed/foiled certificate of authenticity. 
Made in the USA. Each FilmCell presentation is made with careful attention to detail. It is double matted, placed in a quality frame, contains a clear front and back allowing natural light to enhance the film frames. 
Each piece of film is hand-cut from reels to provide you with the best possible scenes to offer a unique and varied product. This is all put together to bring you a collectible that looks great in any room. Please note: The actual strips of film vary from piece to piece, as they are hand picked from reels of film. We cannot accept requests for specific strips, nor can we accept returns on opened items. The cell strips you receive may be different from those pictured.


A Nightmare On Elm Street Series 3 Double Film Cell

Sunday, October 14, 2018

What year did the Wizard of Oz Premiere?

Today's Q and A
Q - What year did the Wizard of Oz Premiere?

A - The Wizard of Oz premiered on August 12, 1939. The MGM film premiere was held at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Wizard of Oz Series 3 Mini Cell

Wizard of Oz Series 3 Mini Cell Wizard of Oz Series 3 Mini Cell
Own a piece of Oz! Beautifully mounted and framed! A must-have Wizard of Oz collectible! Own a piece of Oz! This amazing film cell features a print and an actual strip of film from the classic movie The Wizard of Oz . It measures 7-inches wide x 5-inches tall. Perfect for displaying in your home or at the office, all the elements are framed in black wood and include a certificate of authenticity. 
Please note that the actual cells of film may vary from piece to piece, as they are hand selected from reels of film. Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas until a cyclone arrives and picks up her, her house, and her dog, and deposits them in the magical land of Oz. Things in Oz are strange and beautiful, but Dorothy just wants to get back home. She's helped by the Good Witch of the North, but she's also in trouble with the Wicked Witch of the West, who seeks revenge for the death of the Wicked Witch of the East, for which she blames Dorothy.


Wizard of Oz Series 3 Mini Cell

Saturday, October 13, 2018

8 Ideas on Selecting the Best Art Frames - Video Article

                                    8 Ideas on Selecting the Best Art Frames - Video Article



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What was Marilyn Monroe's last completed movie?

Today's Q and A

Q - What was Marilyn Monroe's last completed movie?

A -  Marilyn Monroe's last movie was the 1961 film "The Misfits", which was directed by John Houston and starred actors Clark Gable and Montogomer Cliff.  It was Clark Gable's last film as well.

Marilyn Monroe Quote Funky Chunky Magnet

Marilyn Monroe Quote Funky Chunky Magnet Marilyn Monroe Quote Funky Chunky Magnet
This isn't your run-of-the-mill magnet. It's wooden, it's laser die cut, and it's so chunky! The Marilyn Monroe Quote Funky Chunky Magnet is a fun way to fill up that empty spot on your fridge if there is one!


Marilyn Monroe Quote Funky Chunky Magnet

Friday, October 12, 2018

What is color field art?

Today's Q and A
Q - What is color field art?

A - Color field art is a form of abstract expressionist art that relies on areas of solid color placed against other colors in a simplified manner.

Mark Rothko Wall Calendar for 2019

Rothko Wall Calendar Rothko Wall Calendar

  • Enjoy the world of the Russian-American artist Mark Rothko
  • Printed on high-quality, FSC Certified paper
  • Features full-color pages throughout
  • Includes all major public and culturally significant holidays



Rothko Wall Calendar

Thursday, October 11, 2018

How do you know what subject your wall art should reflect when decorating?

Today's Q and A

Q - How do you know what subject your wall art should reflect when decorating?

A - Subject matter can be influenced by which room is used. Living rooms could feature seascapes, cityscapes or landscape art would all work well.  Hallways could use simpler artwork and designs or small abstracts can work as well. Children's rooms could feature animals, colorful, light or happy subjects.

Got a question about decorating with art? Leave your question in the comments section below to get an answer.

2019 Art Nouveau Wall Calendar

Art Nouveau Wall Calendar Art Nouveau Wall Calendar

  • A collection of artwork in the Art Nouveau style
  • Printed on high-quality, eco friendly paper
  • Features full-color pages throughout
  • Includes all major public and culturally significant holidays.



Art Nouveau Wall Calendar

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Who was the first artist to create an abstract painting?

Today's Q and A


Q - Who was the first artist to create an abstract painting?

A - Wassily Kandinsky, a Russian artist is noted as being the first to paint an abstract, entitled "Painting with a Circle" 1911.

The Muppet Movie Series 1 Double Film Cell

The Muppet Movie Series 1 Double Film Cell The Muppet Movie Series 1 Double Film Cell
Own a piece of The Muppet Movie ! Features Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, beautifully mounted and framed! Limited to just 2,500 pieces worldwide! This amazing film cell features prints and actual cells from The Muppet Movie . Measures 11-inches tall x 13-inches wide.
 Perfect for displaying in your home or at the office, all the elements are framed in black wood and includes a certificate of authenticity. They're irreverent, irrepressible, and downright irresistible. They're the Muppets, starring in their first full-length movie. See how their meteoric rise to fame and fortune began: with a rainbow, a song...and a Frog. After a fateful meeting with a big-time talent agent, Kermit the Frog heads for Hollywood dreaming of showbiz. Along the way, Fozzie Bear, the Great Gonzo, and the dazzling Miss Piggy join him in hopes of becoming film stars too. But all bets are off when Kermit falls into the clutches of Doc Hopper (Charles Durning), a fast-food mogul seeking to promote his French-fried frog-leg franchise! 
Please note that the actual cell of film may vary from piece to piece, as they are hand-selected from reels of film.


The Muppet Movie Series 1 Double Film Cell

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

What are analogous colors?

Today's Q and A

Q - What are analogous colors?

A -  Analogous colors are any colors on the color wheel that are adjacent to each other and can be used together from any five colors touching on the wheel.

  
Color Wheel

Batman Vintage Poster Wall Calendar

Batman Vintage 2019 Poster Wall Calendar
One of DC Comic's most iconic super heroes returns in this collector's edition of Golden Age Batman cover art. These eco-friendly calendars as well.


Batman Vintage 2019 Poster Wall Calendar

Monday, October 8, 2018

What is Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting?

Today's Q and A

Q- What is Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting?

A - The Mona Lisa (oil on poplar panel), is Leonardo da Vinci's most well known painting and currently hangs in the Louvre Museum.

Da Vinci Wall Calendar 2019

Da Vinci Wall Calendar Da Vinci Wall Calendar

  • Artwork from artist Da Vinci
  • Printed on high-quality paper
  • Features full-color pages throughout
  • Includes all major public and culturally significant holidays.



Da Vinci Wall Calendar

Sunday, October 7, 2018

What are crayons made of?

Today's Q and A

Q - What are crayons made of?

A - Crayons are most commonly made of paraffin wax with pigment added to create various shades of color.  Some famous painters who used crayons include Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Edvard Munch.

Family Guy Wall Calendar

Family Guy 2019 Wall Calendar Family Guy 2019 Wall Calendar

  • 12-month format
  • Stapled binding
  • Full-color pages
  • Observes Major Holidays
  • Medium Square Grid
  • Order Early, While Supplies Last



Family Guy 2019 Wall Calendar

Saturday, October 6, 2018

How do you paint white in watercolor?

Today's Q and A

Q - How do you paint white in watercolor?

A - Typically, white is not painted in watercolor rather the white is saved from the paper by painting around an area or by using resist such as a mask medium, rubber cement or even wax crayon to save.

Star Wars Solo Force Link 2.0 C-3PO and R2-D2 Action Figures

Star Wars Solo C-3PO and R2-D2 Action Figures - Exclusive Star Wars Solo C-3PO and R2-D2 Action Figures - Exclusive
Bring your favorite Star Wars adventures to life! Exclusive 3 3/4-inch scale R2-D2 and C-3PO action figures! Activate sounds and phrases with Force Link 2.0. Includes fun accessories and instructions. Bring the galaxy to life with the Force Link 2.0 wearable technology to activate the sounds and phrases in Force Link 2.0 figures, accessories, vehicles, and playsets, plus activate multiple figures to hear interactions and responses between iconic characters. With Force Link 2.0 (sold separately), you can bring your favorite Star Wars adventures to life! This incredible Star Wars Solo Force Link 2.0 C-3PO and R2-D2 Action Figures - Exclusive includes wonderful 3 3/4-inch scale R2-D2 and C-3PO action figures with fun accessories and instructions. Don't miss it!


Star Wars Solo C-3PO and R2-D2 Action Figures - Exclusive

Friday, October 5, 2018

What year was artist Pablo Picasso born?

Today's Q and A 

Q - What year was artist Pablo Picasso born?

A - Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain and passed away on April 8, 1973. An extremely prolific artist Picasso produced about 50,000 works of art in his lifetime.

Picasso Wall Calendar

DC Comics Villains Magnets

DC Comics Villains Magnets DC Comics Villains Magnets
Make your space more super! This 4-pack of DC Comics Villains Magnets includes four 1-inch magnets that each feature a different retro iteration of one of your favorite supervillains from the DC Comics universe. You'll get a magnet each for Catwoman, The Joker, Harley Quinn, and Two-Face! Ages 13 and up.


DC Comics Villains Magnets

Thursday, October 4, 2018

What is the main difference between gouache and watercolor paint?

Today's Q and A

Q - What is the main difference between gouache and watercolor paint?

A - While both paints are water based, watercolors are considered to be transparent. In contrast, gouache paint is more opaque while retaining qualities of transparency and can allow for better coverage if needed

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Zombie Danger Signs Previews Exclusive Magnet Set

Zombie Danger Signs Previews Exclusive Magnet Set Zombie Danger Signs Previews Exclusive Magnet Set
Post helpful instructions and warning signs during the impending zombie apocalypse with the Zombie Danger Signs Previews Exclusive Magnet Set! These business card-sized magnets can be displayed conveniently on your refrigerator. Keep your friends and family informed and keep them safe with the Zombie Danger Signs Previews Exclusive Magnet Set! Ages 13 and up.


Zombie Danger Signs Previews Exclusive Magnet Set

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

What is Mixed Media Art?

Today's Q and A

What is mixed media art?

Mixed media art is art that uses more than one medium or resource to create with. As an example, an artist who combines colored pencil with ink and watercolor in a painting.

The Vases Watercolor on paper
"The Vases" by Mark Valdez
                        An example of mixed media art, combines watercolor 
                                            and artists grade ink pen.

Hanna-Barbera The Jetsons Magnets

Hanna-Barbera The Jetsons Magnets Hanna-Barbera The Jetsons Magnets
Meet the Jetsons! This 4-pack of Hanna-Barbera The Jetsons Magnets includes four 1-inch magnets that feature different iterations of your favorite characters from Hanna-Barbera's popular The Jetsons cartoon TV series. You'll get one each for George Jetson, Jane Jetson, Judy Jetson, and Elroy Jetson! Ages 13 and up.


Hanna-Barbera The Jetsons Magnets