Canespotting: Pablo Picasso

As seen on NPR… The Art Of Photographing Artists: Portraits By Arnold Newman by CLAIRE O’NEILL March 28, 2013 A bentwood rocker in pretty rough shape is seen at the right side of the photo.  If only I could figure out the wibbly wobbly timey whimey ways of Dr. Who, I could go back in time […]

The Return of The Beast

It was exactly 1 year ago today that we THOUGHT we’d tamed The Beast, a chair that took over 200 hours to weave the medallion center back and the XXL seat with the XXS cane.  I posted some good stuff on the River Arts District Blog and then we had a Bon Voyage to the […]

The Taming of the Beast

WE DID IT!  Our most difficult chair caning project to date.  It only took us one year and 228 hours, but we have tamed the Beast!  Visit the River Arts District blog to see a step by step photo journey of the process.  There are two posts, one for the seat weaving process (100+ hours) […]

Want to take a caning class?

Greetings from Planet Art in the River Arts District! I am trying to put together a schedule for 2012 including Chair Caning classes as early as March!  Below are 7 questions that will help me in planning classes. General information follows the questionaire, please read…it’s a lot of info! Please respond at your convenience with the following […]