CAMOUFLASHING OUR BOAT

FROM A FISHING BOAT TO A HUNTING BOAT   Capturing the process of converting the paint job on a “fishing” boat to a “hunting boat”.  The boat is a  1970’s era 14’ aluminum Sea King that was abandoned. Apparently, the boat had been used for fishing and our intent wasRead more

ADDING PUTTY TO AN OIL PAINTING

PUTTY APPLICATION BEFORE I SPEAK ABOUT HOW TO APPLY PUTTY IN YOUR PAINTING IT IS CRUCIAL TO UNDERSTAND THE PROCESS OF DAMAGED ART. STUDYING THE ART AND ARTIST FOR A PARTICULAR DAMAGE PAINTING IS CRUCIAL AND MUST BE DONE. I HAVE ALWAYS MADE A PRIORITY TO INFORM THE CUSTOMER OF ANYRead more

Anabela’s Gallery/Watercolor & Oil Classes

LOOKING FOR AN ART CLASS THIS SPRING? Serving Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. Anabela offers individual (one on one) art instructions to students of adult ages and skill levels. Classes are intense but truly enjoyable. Her ability to motivate and advise through the learning process gives one confidence to continually pursueRead more

FREE ESTIMATES – ART ON PAPER AND CANVAS RESTORATION

RESTORATION OF ART  LOCAL ARTIST OFFERS HER SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA FREE ESTIMATES THIS IS THE TIME TO CONTACT BRUSH STROKES FINE ART LLC AND GET YOUR ART ON PRINTS OR CANVAS TO RESTORE AND APPRECIATE AND PASS DOWN TO THE NEXT GENERATION.   Brush Strokes FineRead more

Photo Repair

PHOTO REPAIR Brush Strokes Fine Art LLC RESTORATION (ELECTRONICALLY) Photo restoration at your door. Some of us have great pictures of our loved ones, and some of our loved ones are now gone.  I would like to introduce myself as a Springfield Virginia, I am a local artist in the FairfaxRead more

Art on Paper Restoration

Art on Paper Restoration Lithograph Restoration Springfield Virginia     https://youtu.be/IbgPiiyIcQk Lithography during cleaning and After Cleaning (Left Photo)Lithograph during cleaning, (Right photo) shows Lithograph after cleaning and oxidizing treatment in the same section.  This lithograph had foxing (brown spots) and darker areas where mat wasRead more

How to Remove Wax from Laminate Floors

How to Remove Wax from Laminate Fixing the look in your kitchen? Can’t remove shiny wax off your floors? Start with one cup vinegar and one quart warm water, do not over wet the surface. Damp a white cloth and only rub off one way as the laminate encounters yourRead more

Help! My Painting was Damaged!

Damaged by Fire, Water, or Cats?? Help me! My Painting was Damaged! Have you been in this situation before?  Well, I believe we all have had at some point water damage, heat damage, cold weather damage, mold damage, or fire damage!  How do you know this? Is your oil loosing paint?Read more

Removal of Lead Patch

REMOVAL OF LEAD PATCH Removal of  Lead Patch.This particular painting was in the family for over 47 years.  This portrait video will show you the process used to remove additional linen to preserve art that at one point was damaged. When this piece was restored, restorers used lining and patchesRead more

Specializing in Art Cleaning

ART CLEANING 2016 (Always practice in old paintings that have no value or emotional attachment to you or your loved ones) The world of art cleaning and restoration is a fascinating combination of art and science. Special care is required when treating old varnish or shellac that is sometimes stubborn inRead more