Archive for May 20, 2011

Why Every Artist and Photographer Should Invest in Portfolio Cases

Prat Mera Presentation Case

Prat Mera Presentation Case

As an artist or photographer, you know that being able to present your work is important.   You also want to be able to keep your artwork in great shape, and free from the elements that could ruin it. Besides protection you also want to consider an archival portfolio case that is acid free and will not damage your artwork while it is being stored.  By using archival portfolio cases, your work can easily be shown, protected and transported safely. Rex Art has a huge selection of portfolio cases to choose from, all at our everyday great prices.

Rex Art Carries Traditional and New Portfolio Cases With Rings, Posts, Paper and Pages

Rex Art makes it a point to carry something for everyone, whether traditional or more modern. Whether you are a painter, pencilist, or a photographer your work is valuable and can’t be reproduced easily. Choosing the right portfolio case is a worthwhile investment, and will ensure that you can present your artwork in a clean, sleek and safe way. Those who know art realize that portfolio cases are an important investment. Your painting, photograph or portraiture is valuable, and should be shown and protected in a portfolio case that suits your personality.  Whatever type of portfolio case you are looking for you can find it when you shop with Rex Art and always at a great price!

Look to Rex Art for Your Stretcher Bars and Accessories

Best Aluminum and Gallery Wrap Stretcher Bars

Best Aluminum and Gallery Wrap Stretcher Bars

Artists need a go to place where they are able to get all their art supplies, including canvas and stretcher bars. Rex Art has stretchers that are pre-cut and spliced for easy assembly, meaning anyone should be able to put these together. Rex Art only carries the finest quality stretcher bars to produce a sturdy and durable support for your next canvas project. Do you know who the top manufacturers are for your stretching application? We do at Rex Art. That is why we only carry BEST and Fredrix.

How Reliable Are Your New Stretcher Bars?

When choosing which stretcher bars to use, you should carefully measure the size of the canvas you are stretching and consider what type of bar to use.  Keep in mind that you need to allow enough extra canvas to staple on the side or preferably the back of the stretcher bars (gallery wrap).  You can choose from the most lightweight to our aluminum heavy duty gallery stretcher bars.   Heavy duty stretcher bars have a wider profile (what you see when hung against a wall) and require more canvas to staple on the back of the stretcher bar.  Measuring your artwork, the type of stretcher bar and scope of the project will help you determine what to buy.

Not sure what stretcher bars would be best for your job? We know it can be confusing.  Here at Rex, we have helpful and most importantly knowledgeable Rex Associates standing by to answer any questions to help you with our massive selection of stretcher bars.   We have over 100 years of combined experience.  No question is a dumb one – we are here to assist you with your creative needs!

Buy Your Stretcher Bars at Rex Art in Bulk and Save!

When you know that you are going to be stocking up for your next showing, gallery, or even for your personal hobby, consider buying in bulk and save even more with Rex Art. Don’t know who Rex is? You should! Please visit us at