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on: January 10, 2018, 02:39:34 AM
Nolan/Dennis. Should I put a year under my signature on my paintings?

I just came from the framer and he said I should date them, but feel I don't want to. What do you say?

Can I not put a date on the inside. Of the stretcher bars or on the back of the canvas?
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Reply #1 on: January 10, 2018, 06:14:34 AM
Maryna, I believe it is a matter of preference. I usually put the date and any other pertinent information about the painting on the back, such as where it was painted, etc.      That's my two pence!  ;D
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Reply #2 on: January 15, 2018, 12:21:30 PM
I don’t date mine, but I do keep records myself of when I started my paintings and when I finish each one. I also keep track of the exact time it takes to do each painting. 


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Reply #3 on: January 15, 2018, 04:23:01 PM
Val ,& Zilpa,  I like both of your methods and shall put them to use in future.

Maryna, glad you enquired about dating a picture.  :thankyou:


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