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Kirsty Mitchell’s Wonderland Exhibition at Mead Carney

Kirsty Mitchell’s Wonderland Exhibition at Mead Carney

Kirsty Mitchell is currently displaying 18 images from her fantastically successful ‘Wonderland’ photographic series at the prestigious West London art gallery, Mead Carney. It’s safe to say that this is an enormous show in every respect, with many of her prints reaching 2 metres in length. The tiny details that Kirsty packs into every last square inch of her images are completely deserving of such large prints. The costumes and props used throughout Wonderland are all...

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Reproduction of Heirloom Artworks

Reproduction of Heirloom Artworks

Recently at Fine Art Solutions, we have seen a number of clients come to us with artworks and documents that have been passed down from generation to generation and hold huge sentimental value for the entire family that they belong to. Because of this, more than one family member may wish to own the heirloom in question or it may be that the heirloom is too precious and fragile to be kept on display where it could be accidentally damaged. We are able to help by creating reproductions to such a...

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Introducing Our New Framing Showroom

Introducing Our New Framing Showroom

Having recently expanded our premises, we our pleased to present our new Framing Showroom. We now have hundreds of frames and moulding samples in a huge range of different styles, colours and finishes for our customers to choose from. We have everything from very small and simple frames to suit your budget needs to large, centrepiece frames carved from a single piece of wood. Every last one of our frames is available in completely flexible and bespoke, tailor made sizing options. As always, we...

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Reproducing the Texture and Finish of an Artwork

Reproducing the Texture and Finish of an Artwork

Capturing the look and feel of an original artwork within a giclée is one of the most difficult aspects of fine art reproduction. Our aim has always been to – as far as possible – convince the viewer that they are not seeing ink on paper, but rather paint strokes sitting proud on a canvas, carefully applied gold leaf reflecting the light or the built up layers of a collage; each one over lapping the other. This level of accuracy comes from many carefully controlled aspects of our...

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Artist Spotlight: Maxine Whittaker

Artist Spotlight: Maxine Whittaker

Maxine Whittaker – The Woman behind The Shivlings  www.maxineshivling.com Maxine Whittaker is a self-taught artist currently living in Berkshire.  Born in 1971, Maxine grew up in a small Derbyshire village. Her love affair with art started at the tender age of eight when she created her fantasy friends ‘The Shivlings’, since then her talent has blossomed into a career in art. Taking inspiration from the wonderful world of female life and all that it means to be a woman, her captivating...

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iPad Artist Spotlight: Paul Bloomer

iPad Artist Spotlight: Paul Bloomer

iPad art turned into Fine Art Prints by Fine Art Solutions In the last few months we’ve had an increasingly large number of new customers for fine art giclées and limited edition prints to be produced from artworks created digitally using tablets and smartphones. While such software as Adobe Photoshop has been used to produce original art for many years and is accepted as an art form in it’s own right, with many successful artists, it is a relatively new concept to create fine art...

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