Educational pages on this website
- Engraving creation process
with pictures. Shows pictures of Max working on an engraving
with a microscope and tools.
- Framing- Pictures of the
steps used to frame engravings. Includes a picture of an
engraved copper plate. Similar steps are taken to frame paintings.
- Frequently asked questions - Answers
to many questions about the artwork and purchasing
information. The section
about the artwork would be considered the most educational.
No pictures, but has several links to the pages with pictures.
- General information about
the engravings, such as type of paper, measuring
and where to find other info about them.
information on a basic information
page. There is a more technical page
for those who want more, and a printable
page designed to print out of the information on the technical
page, a picture of "The
Trail Of Tears" and contact information for R. Michelson
- Purchasing Information
will answer most of your questions about purchasing artwork.
- Painting creation has
a description, with pictures, of a painting from a bare masonite
panel to the finished oil painting. There are also several step by step slideshows of paintings and an engraving being printed.
- Paradigm shift - A page showing
the classic face/vase illustration that causes your mind's eye
to shift from one perspective to another.
- Printing an Engraving
- Step by step pictorial of and engraving being printed, from the engraved
plate to the finished engraving in a HTML format. You can also find this in the step by step flash slideshows of paintings and an engraving being printed..
- "The Trail of
Tears" A historical oil painting
depicting the tragic march of the Native Americans. Giclées are
now available through R.
Michelson Galleries .There is a new flash slideshow with these paintings in it.
- Tools used for engraving. Life
size pictures at 800 X 600 monitor resolution on a 15" monitor,
with names of the tools.
- Step by Step Slideshows
Would you like to see different oil paintings in the stages of painting, from the penciled panel to the finished artwork, or an engraving as it is being engraved? You can find the featured artwork as well as the previoulsy featured artwork in this area. There is also pictures of an engraving being printed.
As we get more pictures of paintings or engravings as they are created, we will add them as newly featured slideshows.
Other educational pages will be added here as they are added to the site, so check back occasionally for new links.
- "Beecher Moss's Turn of the Century Coming of Age Memoir" A series of historical paintings and drawings depicting events in the life of Henry Beecher Moss and his family. The table of contents has links to all the illustrations and paintings in the memoir.