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October 2015 
2016 Letterpress Calendar from Berkeley artist RIgel Stuhmiller
2016 Birds and Gardens Letterpress Desktop Calendar 



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Paine's Penguins
New Motawi tile featured next month
Our November newsletter will feature this new tile from Motawi Tileworks as well as other new gift ideas. Watch for it on the first of November.


 
This month we're featuring three calendars by Berkeley artist Rigel Stuhmiller.

The first, above and to the left, is a letterpress desktop calendar featuring original illustrations of birds and gardens printed on fine paper using 8 colors on an antique letterpress. The jewel case cover provides the calendar's stand offering 12 rotating works of art for your desktop. $25 in our shop. 
Farmer's Market 2015 Calendar  
Illustrations by Rigel Stuhmiller
2016 Farmer's Market Calendar by Rigel Stuhmiller

This delicious 2016 wall calendar brings you a year of fresh, local produce. Each month features a grouping of fruits and vegetables from Chino Nojo produce farm in San Diego, CA. Sized 10" x 15", spiral bound with thumb cutout, designed and printed in Berkeley on 30% recycled FSC certified paper. When the year is over, the pages can be trimmed to give 12 prints suitable for framing. $26 in our shop.
Farmer's Market Calendar
2016 Garden of Birds Wall Calendar
Illustrations by Rigel Stuhmiller 

2016 Garden of Birds wall calendar by Rigel Stuhmiller
This 11" x 17" wall calendar features 12 months of original illustrations of birds in gardens. The calendar is  constructed with a spiral bind and a built-in hanger. The image size gives you big, bright and beautiful artwork for your wall all year long. $26 in our shop.
2016 Garden of Birds wall calendar by Rigel Stumiller
 





Next time you're in our shop, check out these beautiful calendars by Rigel Stuhmiller! 
Restoration of The Month 
Not All Restorations Are Dramatic  
Restoration of the month
As you've seen over the months, many photographs require significant restoration. But not always. This photograph from the 1930s was in excellent condition except for having yellowed with age. Restoring it to its original glory was simple enough, but look what a difference it makes! Simple in-house restorations $35.

Learn more about our Digital Restoration services
Kirstie and Jeff in Chicago

Kirstie at the Degas Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago
On their yearly weekend in Chicago where Kirstie serves  on an advisory board for one of our vendors, they combine visiting with colleagues, having art-related fun, and learning something new each time. This year they visited The Art Institute to see the exhibit, Degas: At the Track, On the Stage. As framers, we always look at the preservation quality of the framing as well as the art, and we were pleased to see that the glazing used was Tru Vue Optium Museum Acrylic. It is virtually reflection free, allowing full enjoyment of the art.

Futuristic Frames: They also visited a 3-D Printing facility where Kirstie designed a fanciful picture frame. More about this next month when the finished product will arrive in the shop.

Left, Jeff in front of Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte and, right, Degas' Scene from the Steeplechase: The Fallen Jockey, Scene from the Steeplechase: The Fallen Jockey.
Left, Jeff in front of Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte and, right, Degas' Scene from the Steeplechase: The Fallen Jockey.
 
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