I’ve been framed!!

 

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Or rather, my work has!

Last year, I bizarrely decided the world was just dying to own some of my floral oil paintings, which was my bad, as it turned out to be just my mother did!

Ha! I jest, a couple of friends took pity on me too. ย This was a good lesson to learn – it takes time to grow your art business, and you’ve got to be in it for the long haul.

Since then I almost went insane worked hard to set up a print shop of some of my work.

But given that I can’t not paint, I have a ton of paintings sitting around – so I thought I’d ask my ever saintly husband to learn to become a framer, because how hard could it be?

Weellll….it’s a bit tricky, but I’m so pleased with what he’s done so far! Like these two shown above. Ironically, the bit I hate is painting them, ironically!

And if I can sell a few then great, if not, I’m hanging up in my house!

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19 thoughts on “I’ve been framed!!

  1. yvigar May 2, 2016 / 4:31 pm

    You two are a very talented pair! Lovely paintings (and frames of course) xx

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  2. REcreate-RebeccaEvansCreate May 2, 2016 / 5:33 pm

    What a fantastic husband, he has done a fantastic job, your paintings look superb in them….I totally get the hate painting bit….I don’t like that or painting walls.

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  3. Margaret Parker Brown May 2, 2016 / 5:51 pm

    I agree, what a husband you have and also what a bang-up job of framing! I have a son-in-law who want to learn how to frame my paintings, we’ll see about that! I understand how you feel about promoting the art, it takes time and patience and can be frustrating. I am at the point of not knowing what to do, where to turn….so in the meantime I paint! Even if my family have to dispose of all my artwork after I die, I won’t be around to see what happens to it all. So, I will paint in the meantime and figure it all out eventually. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • vickihutchinsartist May 2, 2016 / 10:56 pm

      He did good didn’t he Margaret! I know what you mean about not knowing which way to turn so just keep on painting – that’s my go to plan!

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  4. Laura (Createarteveryday) May 3, 2016 / 12:08 am

    Vicki, your work is simply gorgeous and beautifully framed, even better. You just need to find your audience and your stuff will fly off the shelves. *fly, be free little paintings!* (Seriously, though. Awesome stuff.) โค

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  5. debiriley May 3, 2016 / 1:20 am

    Love them, these are awesome! your paintings are beautifully enhanced by these frames Vicki!

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  6. mulambo28 May 3, 2016 / 2:22 pm

    I really like these paintings! The frames are great too. They complements the paintings perfectly. Keep at it!

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  7. Ranae May 4, 2016 / 4:42 pm

    I love your subtle tones in these paintings and the frames really look great!

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      • Ranae May 4, 2016 / 11:34 pm

        Happy to meet you also, I am just starting my business and working with acrylics etc… So I really relate to the being in it for the long haul.

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  8. Beth Walsh's Photoblog May 5, 2016 / 3:32 am

    Beautiful work by both the artist and the framer. Good plan to keep it all in the family. I’m sure these will find a new home soon. ๐Ÿ™‚

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