(Click on the title above to see full post) Working on a new series with a new technique. Taking old Japanese Suminigashi technique and completely transformed it using ground pigments, carageenan, sea-weed extract, acrylic film and high resolution optics. I am very excited… here is a preview below and a link to the instagram account: [...]
Art is as much about discovery as is it about expression.
Not shipped yet and managed to grap a few shots of this artwork before it left.
Started reworking a large art piece for a Dallas Texas client that wanted specifically at triptych 12 feet long. Pre production image below. Looking forward to delivering to a happy new client. More and more corporate clients want large art pieces for lobbies and hall ways.
Recently finished a large 12 foot piece for Wodbolt International. This piece will go in their new corporate headquarters in Bryan Texas along with another peaceful piece that I haven’t seen yet… Rolling In. Some pre ship images of Glacial Below
New Abstract Works in Process in Austin. While working on several commissions for a corporate collection these mock ups came out. Lady in Red Rolling In Back Flow
These abstract art pieces just went into a corporate collection at 10 Park Place high rise in Houston- the funny thing is I remember when these corporate offices were built. I used to pass the development on the way to my grandparents house. I haven’t seen them but the art consultant sent me these pictures. [...]
See link below. Great experience and amazing group of students. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=522918304421781&set=pb.295754677138146.-2207520000.1367249464.&type=3&theater
Just received the following email! This should be a lot of fun. Come to city hall next month and check it out!! City of Austin 201 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701, P.O. Box 1088, Austin, TX 78767-8839 www.austintexas.gov Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services Office Cultural Arts Division Christopher Crane firstname.lastname@example.org [...]
Shot I took recently in a museum garden that was filled with artwork here in Austin. I overlaid it with words for a website but really liked the result:
Were getting there, online art store will be open very soon, I would say mid August! Can’t handle the wait? I understand. Call me: 512 777 1287. If you are in Canada, see my contact information. Thanks, Chris
I mentioned the other day that we now have an abstract artist listing in Austin on Yelp! Here is our listing!: http://www.yelp.com/biz/chris-crane-fine-art-austin Yelp us out! If you own the work or have seen the work and it clicks with you please go online and let the world know about the artwork! It shows that we [...]
Art for sale online, Chris Crane, art direct from artist! I am opening the gallery doors for business online soon! With a little exposure I am getting quite the response so giving people the ability to shop online seemed that best way to drop all buying barriers and allow people to buy art direct. [...]
Being an Abstract Artist in Austin, TX has its advantages and its advantages. Right now it’s the love of being on the water, jogging around the lake, working on artwork outside and playing with my wife and son. Here is Oliver my son in his first Austin Texas summer, start em! early! We are on [...]
The Crane launches! New Chris Crane Fine Art website launching. WWW.christophercrane.com Now with a full gallery of works and free downloads of images for all visitors. Come have a look!
I am working on a new concept of composite pieces where I assemble images from different sheets. I clicked with them immediately when I finished the first one below. I have several others in process. This is going to take layering varying thicknesses of acrylic glass to pull off but the final pieces should look [...]
It will cost me 3x the Austin rate to mount these pieces here in Toronto! In all of Canada there used to be GST, the “Goods and Services Tax” as well as the provincial sales tax…. but that was just way too confusing and the queen likes to get her money in one grab. So [...]
Back in Austin from Toronto, and recently I took one of what has been many visits to Westbrook metal, my favorite purveyor here in Austin. This isn’t Yelp, but those guys do their jobs well and treat an interloper like myself with respect. I am an oddity in that place… most of the folks in [...]
Artwork placed in private collection in Austin TX. I managed to steal a few shots of “Impasto” before it was delivered and hung. It is a transfer of phosphoric acid on steel to archival photographic paper, face mounted to acrylic. That’s a mouthful Chris Crane Fine Art Impasto Chris Crane Fine Art Impasto 1/4″ Acrylic [...]