Until their proper display in museums, the paintings of most Renaissance masters languished for centuries on the magnet-flecked fridges of their proud mothers. Preserve your art for future generations and houseguests with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of custom framing, art supplies, and more at Lake View Art Supply on Lincoln Avenue.
Lake View Art Supply's attentive staff aids art-harnessers with fancy frame traps and an arsenal of supplies. Wall-worthy pieces are measured, appraised, and ensnared according to personal preference and home décor. Preserve a 13.5"x19" poster in your selection of a readymade frame and custom mat ($40.65–$62.38) with optional upgrades for fitting ($35) and UV glass to help eliminate portraits' unsightly tan lines ($20). Lake View Art Supply also stocks aesthetic armaments such as easels ($189+), oil pastels ($2.89+), and canvases to immortalize a muse or finger paint a personal ad.
More than fifteen Yelpers give Lake View Art Supply an average of 3.5 stars:
Lake View Art Supply
Lake View Art Supply's staff of enthusiastic artists channels knowledge accumulated over 20 years in business and a passion for creation to direct patrons toward the ideal aesthetic tools. The shop was founded when the owners began discussing the inconvenience of going downtown to obtain art supplies and the dangers of carrying red paint past bovine crossing guards. Goods from brands including Louvre and Liquitex parade along gleefully crowded shelves, and a variety of easels, watercolors, and sketching supplies brings up the rear. Shop services have expanded over the years to include custom framing, information about local art classes, and guidance as to which Three Stooges film is making the Mona Lisa smile. Proud parents of paintings unveil works alongside pieces from other local artists inside the Lake View Art Supply gallery.
3228 N Lincoln Ave.
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