Permanent marker on painted walls. So far have tried: Goof Off, TSP Heavy Duty Cleaner, Magic Erasers, SOS pads, and alcohol based hand sanitizer. Help? What's next-- paint remover? Any suggestions gratefully received.
I'm looking for thin sheets of a material that I can use to cover a series of oil paintings stacked flat, which won't react to the paint itself and will prevent them from sticking or bonding to anything else. [more inside]
I want to do a painting or drawing of a fantasy map on muslin, but I don't know which materials I should use or how I should prime or seal the cloth. What materials can I use to ensure the best durability/prevent possible damage from getting wet while retaining the ability to do detail work? [more inside]
I'm asking a question for a friend who's looking for a piece of art that meant something to her as a child. [more inside]
NameThisPainting filter: Inside is a link to a photo of a print in my in-laws living room. Can the hive tell me who did it and what it's called, if anything? [more inside]
I want to fill my living space with art. Looking for: oversized posters and prints with high quality and reasonable cost, original work by fringe/unknown artists, and objects that could be hung like art (tapestries, quilts, etc.). [more inside]
Is this old print/painting we've found worth anything? How might I find out? [more inside]
What's the best and easiest way to sand and repaint a ceiling? [more inside]
Help me find this contemporary artist's name and/or website. I had it, I forgot to bookmark it, and now it's driving me batty. [more inside]
I want a fake rothko painting. how do I go about it? [more inside]
Please help identify this medieval painting from the Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris (Musée de Cluny) [more inside]
I am trying to find a print of the painting Knight with Child (image on this page, near the bottom) by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale, but am striking out. Can you help? [more inside]
Is there an Asian practice of placing dots in the corner of paintings to show imperfection / humility? [more inside]
I need help identifying/remembering a visual artist who work(s|ed) with text. Shortish, punchy phrases; female; I first saw her work around 2000-2002. Anybody? [more inside]
Are there good online resources for examples of the early work of a modern illustrator or comic artist? [more inside]
Does anyone know the title or artist of this modern art piece? [more inside]
What's the name of the famous (American?) painting of a woman lying face down (slantwise?) on a prairie?
I have had this painted cloth on my wall forever. Tell me what it is, who made it, and which hooves go with which horse! The painting. The Signature
I am 99% sure I recognize this picture from an album I owned - but which album was it? [more inside]
I am attempting to identify the artist and time period of a specific painting. Vague (and possibly unhelpful) details inside- any help would be appreciated. [more inside]
How can I paint my bathroom once and for all? My steamy showers seem to obliterate paint. [more inside]
I really want to paint my bathroom. I have never done any sort of DIY or home project before. Is this going to be harder than I think it is? Where do I even start? [more inside]
Sanding and re-gessoing a large canvas: advice, tips and tricks? [more inside]
Can you identify the artist of this painting (and where I can buy it) from the set of Cougartown? [more inside]
Painting the trim on my brick home. . . . . [more inside]
I need white spirit. It seems no one has ever, ever heard of it. Am I missing something obvious? [more inside]
What visual artists are known (or would you say should be) for use of white space / negative space? [more inside]
I want to do something similar to this London artist's idea...but when I think about it I quickly get mired in the logistics. Can you help me decide if I could do something like this that would be environmentally correct plus not cost me money personally? "Art bin" [more inside]
Is realism in painting still a valid form of art? I am terribly confused. [more inside]
$500 to spend on original art; where do I do that? I want to buy art for my home; specifically oil or watercolor paintings. I do not want to buy prints. I want to see the brush strokes. I would rather purchase in person. I am in the Phoenix AZ area. Feel free to list websites also.
I am interested in taking a late-evening painting course in New York City. [more inside]
Is anyone aware of statistical data that has been gathered on professional visual artists? [more inside]
I saw a painting that really intrigued me, but I forgot its title and author immediately. In this painting, a stately man sits at a desk, and there's a globe in the picture, but also a really indistinct object which looks wrong in some way - the perspective seems off somehow, its coloration - until you look at it from a more acute angle relative to the painting, at which point it makes more visual sense. It might have been titled 'diplomats' something or other.
Where can I buy inexpensive canvas paintings or glicee prints in Manhattan? [more inside]
Is there a formal name for the style of African art displayed at the beginning of the film 'Pray The Devil Back to Hell'? [more inside]
Can you help me remember the name of a painting? [more inside]
I am looking for the name of an artist that had a studio in NYC during 9/11. Their paintings were huge (7 to 10 feet high min) with a planet or part of a planet with great surface detail and high contrast - black or very dark background. The works were stunning. [more inside]
I need help identifying the artist and writing for this ink painting (Japanese). I'll describe more details as well as I can within. [more inside]
Looking for an image that circulated the web last year. Office workers devolving into tribal primitives. [more inside]
Our spare room/hopefully future nursery has ugly wood paneling on the walls. What can I do to make it better? [more inside]
This is driving me insane. What is the name of the 19th century American folk painter, called something like Franz Vogl, Kogl, Vogel, Fogel - something Austrian sounding - who drew very distinctive landscapes featuring buildings with mildly distorted perspectives and a lot of horizontal lines, usually titled below with calligraphic captions like "Miss Joanna Cunningham's House." [more inside]
I had an idea for my sisters Christmas present, help me make it... [more inside]
Looking for a painting/image from Kubrick's "The Shining". [more inside]
For a friend: Who is the artist who painted this picture, and how can I get a copy?
So, it's time to paint my 100 year old house in Portland. How to choose colors? Are there any good online resources, in particular image galleries of homes painted specific colors? (i.e., "this 1925 craftsman is painted Benjamin Moore 741 Eggplant, with trim colors 219 Cream Soda and 987 Driftwood Sand") [more inside]
(Asking for a friend) Is there a place on ye olde interwebbes where I can see a gallery of all the artwork currently on display at the Chelsea Hotel? ALTERNATELY can anyone help me identify this painting? [more inside]
My grandmother had a painting hanging in her bedroom for many years, and I'd like to find a print of it. Hoping that someone here can identify it for me. [more inside]
Who painted the cover to Royal Trux' Accelerator album, and do they have any other work I can look at?
What's your favorite place to buy artists' canvas in NYC? [more inside]