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Today， not for the first time， we mistook an artwork for a household object –； a mirror actually. We saw this work by Winston Roeth at YouHaveBeenHereSometime？right after seeing some images of mirrors and our brain said： “；Wow， what a great deeply-orange painted mirror! Why don’；t we make one of those？!!”； ？Then we scrolled down and read the copy. We looked back and realized there was no shiny mirror surface after allpersonalized christmas ornaments， but pure geometry on canvas.personalized wedding party gifts
Beautiful. So we read about Roeth and looked at some pictures.
We still loved the idea for a deeply orange-framed mirror， inspired by Roeth (whose work we can’；f afford) and went hunting around for how to make， or get， one.
We remembered a great Pantone color we saw a while back called Tangerine Tango and figured we might get Benjamin Moore to mix some up OR find a similar one in their palette， maybe with a tad MORE ORANGE.
Then we went looking for wood framed mirrors.？Voila， Ikea of course： ？Molger， made of birch， in a square or big rectangles. (It’；s polyeurothaned so you might need to prime it first.)
Then we stumbled on a DONE orange mirror. Haven’；t seen Mongstad in person， but it looks good from here：
Funny how an orange-framed mirror –； ？just the right orange –； can change the view.
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Today we travel to the Center of the US to the small town Gypsum, Colorado. The town was named for?nearby gypsum deposits?and was incorporated in 1911, located in Western Eagle County.?This beautiful region?is the current home of?our next spotlight artist, Donna Budzynski, a designer for the?Canvas Corp Brands Design Team, aka the “Creative Crew!”??Its in this beautiful area?that Donna?creates her beautiful masterpieces. To learn more about the history and fun facts of Gypsum, Colorado visit?Wikipedia.com!
Painting on unique surfaces is fun to do, but what paint to choose? ?Crew member, Marie Johansson, created this mixed media egg art with paints that worked perfectly to cover the way she wanted them to be covered. ?Marie used a variety of Tattered Angels Paints for her project and the results are so fun. ??
The harsh reality of white-painted floors like the ones in our ‘laboratory’ is that they are prone to scratching and losing their pristine look FAST. Since our plywood floors were painted a beautiful oyster shell white (THAT story to come in a later post), it has been our personal challenge to GET OVER the fact that they will get nicked, scratched, stained and who knows what else…