Even though computers are part of our everyday life today, many people still have an uneasy feeling about them. Much of that feeling, incidentally, is the fault of the computer people themselves. For one thing, there is no standard operating system. Your friend with an IBM still has glitches to cope with in communicating with […]

Collection Management

I promised to cover two relatively important areas; computer management and making your collection pay for itself. But I forgot to mention one important addition to your collection; appraisals. I can’t stress the importance of appraisals. They are just as important as any other part of your collection management arsenal. Appraising, as a profession, has […]

Collection Management

Ancient man some 12,000 years ago sought to portray his challenges and achievements on the walls of caves. The drawings, though crude, are still with us today. Later the Egyptians and Greeks brought dimensional representation to their art. The Renaissance brought about the most profound explosion of art yet, seeking the most lifelike portrayal of […]

Animation history

These basic guidelines will help you better understand your role as a collector and add to the long-term pleasure your artwork can provide. With very little effort you can help extend the life of your artwork and insure its investment value. General Care Direct sunlight can dehydrate your art faster than it can fade colors. […]

Lab Notes

Collecting animation art has become a highly-regarded and pleasurable way to appreciate a cherished art form, touch one’s childhood and invest in a commodity that not only continues to appreciate in value, but is admired the world over. People sometimes ask: Isn’t it too late to get into animation art collecting? What if most of […]

Lab Notes