Art and Framing Terms: A Complete Glossary

Art and Framing Terms: A Complete Glossary

We’ve collated a full glossary of Art and Framing terms both for the artworkd as a wholer and also for our website, that we hope will be useful. Acetate: A fabric derived from either cotton or wood pulp that has undergone further processing thus classifying it as synthetic. It reacts badly to high heat and…

Help Me, Obi-Wan Kenobi! I Need a Present for A Star Wars Fan

Help Me, Obi-Wan Kenobi! I Need a Present for A Star Wars Fan

Shopping for the perfect, awe-inducing present is an underappreciated art. No one wants to give their best friend the kind of present that ends up stuffed in the hall closet to collect dust. We want to watch friends and family unwrap the gifts that make them smile, and laugh, and ask, “Where did you even…

The Evolving Font – Futuracha Pro

The Evolving Font – Futuracha Pro

We like to think that we at Blue Horizon Prints are on the cutting edge of all things new and modern and now we know we are! We have something very new and very exciting to offer you, something straight out of the pages of a sci-fi novel, consider yourselves mind blown……Evolving Art, that is,…

The Art of Claude Monet

The Art of Claude Monet

The Art of Claude Monet. Born on 14th November 1840 in Paris, Claude Monet was a French painter, who is believed to have invented the impressionism style of painting. Monet’s first brush with art was drawing caricatures of the local people, which he later began to sell. For a few years, he continued to draw…

Blue Horizon Prints Receives Customer Service Award

Blue Horizon Prints Receives Customer Service Award

Thanks, Word of Mouth Online for awarding us a Customer Service Award for 2018, “Over the past year, more than 90% of reviews for Blue Horizon Prints – Brisbane Canvas Prints have had a 4–5 star rating. Less than 5% of businesses qualify for the Service Award, so your achievement is worth celebrating!” We are proud…

Vincent van Gogh – Life and Work

Vincent van Gogh – Life and Work

Born on 30th March 1853 in Zundert, Netherlands, Vincent Willem van Gogh is regarded as the one of the greatest ever Dutch painters, next only to Rembrandt. Although he could not achieve greatness during his lifetime and the success came years after his death, the 2000 paintings and drawings created by him in a span…

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Born into a family of modest means, Renoir was apprenticed to a decorator of fine porcelain. Although he soon resolved to become a painter, he always remained attached to the artisanal tradition, and to the end of his life he identified himself as a “painter-worker.” Having met Monet and Sisley in the studio of the…

14 Surf & Wave Photography Tips You’ll Never Want to Forget

For some dramatic surf and wave photography, get into the action when the surf is up and the waves curl and crash, and shoot some surfers doing amazing things on their boards. To catch the best waves some photographer ride along with the surfer in a collaborative effort to shoot something fresh and special. The…

Two Star Wars Fans and 8 Beers

Two Star Wars Fans and 8 Beers

Two Star Wars fans spent an evening getting creative on Photoshop combining stormtrooper helmets with a variety of fun themes. Being enormous Star Wars fans we thought we would create something a bit different one evening after work, mixing storm trooper themed designs with pop art and cool themes, we couldn’t be happier with the…

Wall Art Products & Services Questions & Answers Blog 1

Wall Art Products & Services Questions & Answers Blog 1

We are so often asked the same questions in regards to products and services that we thought it might be useful for us to collate a blog article with a load of questions and answers, naturally we aren’t expecting you to you to read through all of these, but hopefully you might stumble upon this…

Paradise Found: 5 Beautiful Unspoilt Beaches around the World

Paradise Found: 5 Beautiful Unspoilt Beaches around the World

Introduction: We live on a beautiful planet, but it seems we sometimes forget this fact. If we don’t act soon to curb over-consumption of single-use plastics, we are in danger of losing our coastlines beneath a sea of waste. In the following article, we will dive into the world’s most idyllic beach locations – genuinely…

Introducing the Art by Patsy Ducklow

Introducing the Art by Patsy Ducklow

Modern and contemporary artist Patsy Ducklow was born in Britain but has lived in Colorado for over twenty years now.  It is from her surroundings in Colorado that she takes inspiration for her work, if you look at the Woodland Critters collection you will see how evident this is, most of Patsy’s inspiration comes from nature and the…

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