Basic Scrapbook Essentials

Many people would like to get started in the Scrapbooking hobby, but a lot of them are fearful to start because they think of the costs. They look at all the embellishments, patterned papers, and doodads and think that they aren’t creative enough to start. Well, this article will prove to those people you don’t need to spend a lot to make a scrapbook. You can make it as expensive or inexpensive as you want. Here is a “Must Have” starter list. Some of these items you may want to invest the extra money into so you get a good quality product. Scrapbook Starter Kit Paper Trimmer – this tool is one you will use the most so it is …

Art Myths Debunked

Assumption: Art becomes more valuable once an artist dies. Actuality: Prices escalate only when demand is greater than supply. Prices can increase if there was a shortage of the artist’s work prior to his or her death and if the demand continues to be significantly greater than supply. Art News (November 2003) presented an article on the ten most wanted artworks. These would sell individually for more than $5 Million IF the present owners would let me them go. However, as the collectors know they could not acquire a replacement painting/sculpture/drawing, they won’t be selling these artworks. Assumption: An artist’s proof is more valuable than a print from the regular edition. Actuality: Artist’s proofs are routinely consistent with the regular …