What is it? Gilding is known as the application of extremely thin sheets of gold in a layer on a surface of wood, metal, glass, or various other objects for decorative purposes. Artists have also been known to use silver, palladium, and other metals for gilding surfaces as well. This technique is achieved by first … More Technique Tuesday: Gilding
14th Annual International Guild of Realism Exhibition After all the crazy and time consuming preparation for the International Guild of Realism’s 14th Annual Reception Exhibition it opened on the eve September 20th, 2019. The night turned out to be a fun filled and jam packed array of art loving viewers and fabulous artists to boot. … More September 20th: The Night of Artist Galore
We are happy to announce that we will be holding the 14th Annual Juried Exhibition for the International Guild of Realism (IGOR) on September 20th 2019 from 6:30pm- 9:30pm! It is open to anyone who wishes to look at art! The International Guild of Realism is an international group of artists that took off in … More Realism, Wine, and a Brushstrokes!
Recently, we asked a number of our artists to write and share their takes on what their art means to them. We hope to give you the chance to connect with the artists in the same way they hope to connect with you through their paintings. With this post, the talented artist, Joseph Lorusso, explains … More Every Picture Tells a Story: Joseph Lorusso
Have you been wanting to plan a special event, but been looking for the perfect location? Do you need a space for a reception or personal/corporate celebration? Well, Principle Gallery is a gorgeous historic building filled with amazing art and we are more than happy to help you host your special occasion at an affordable cost! … More Rental Space at Principle Gallery
There are so many little details that go into redesigning a room, especially when it comes to hanging art. So, instead of throwing every little detail at you, here are just a few tips to consider before, during, and after hanging your art! THE “BEFORE” TIPS Not sure how to arrange your paintings? Well before … More How to Hang Your Art: Part 2
It’s springtime! The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming…and the Portrait Society of America is announcing its yearly award winners! We are just weeks away from the PSOA annual conference, and thrilled to share that several Principle Gallery artists have been selected as finalists or received certificates of excellence their annual International Portrait Competition! … More Congratulations!
What is it? In regards to art, a study is something that is drawn, painted, or sculpted as preparation for a larger or more finished piece. It may sound pretty similar to a “sketch,” but there is a difference. Sketches allow the artist to plot out in broad strokes the general composition of a piece, … More Technique Tuesday: Studies
Principle Gallery wishes a huge CONGRATULATIONS to each of the IGOR 10th Annual Juried Exhibition award winners, as well as all the brilliant and talented artists whose work made it into this exhibition! And also, thank you so much to everyone who came out to join us last night and made the reception such a success! … More IGOR 10th Annual Juried Exhibition Award Winners