Stellers Gallery and The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club invite you to join us at the opening reception for local painter, Casey Matthews. View new works by the artist and mingle with a signature cocktail made in house by Ponte Vedra's very own "Mixologist."
Thursday December 12th, 5:30-8PM at The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (by the Gallery of Shops)
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Spring is right around the corner (literally! - the first official day of the season is March 20th) and for many of us that means spring cleaning and organizing has begun. Often times, this leads to rearranging furniture and artwork…two of the simplest ways to freshen up a space. Many people dread having to rehang artwork, but it does not have to be a daunting task!
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Great news! After weeks...maybe even months...on the hunt for the perfect piece, you have finally found the artist whose work really speaks to you! You can envision the painting in your space and are sure that it will be the perfect feature...the focal point that will set the right tone for the whole room. But what if you need a custom size? What if the piece is square and you really need something that will hang vertically? Or what happens when YOUR perfect piece is purchased before you can get your significant other into the gallery to agree that it is indeed, the answer to your empty wall dilemma?
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Hanging art properly is a must if you want to take full advantage of your investment. In this step-by-step guide we will teach you how to properly place and hang art.
Measure the distance between the wire at full tension (B) and the top of the frame (A). See image below.
Measure the height of your frame (C) and divide the result in half.
From the floor, measure up the wall to 58" (average eye-level) and make a pencil mark.
From the mark, measure upward the distance recorded in step 2 and make a second light pencil mark (E).
From this mark, measure downward the distance recorded in step 1 (D).
Place nail and hanger here. Make sure that the bottom of your hanger is resting on the line when you hammer your nail in, rather than the nail point. This is where your wire will rest (on the crook of the hanger).
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