Shagreen on Canvas

 Shagreen is a type of rawhide consisting of rough, untanned skin. In this project, we were asked to create panels on canvas. Since it is not possible for shagreen to be large, the area had to be divided into squares. Tape off the alternate squares with at least 2 inches of clearance. Be sure to […]

Boucher Room at the Frick Museum in New York

In the summer of 2010, I completed a big project in the well-known museum, The Frick Collection. The estate sits on a picturesque block in the Upper East Side of New York City, across the street from Central Park. Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919) built this 18th century, French-style estate in the early 1900’s to house […]