What does Sketch offer and Who runs it?
Hi, my name is Luba and I am the owner & operator of Sketch Art & Framing studio. I work out of my own art studio, offering custom picture framing, fine art printing, and custom artwork services. See my art portfolio on my personal website (link opens in new window) to get an idea of the type of artwork I create.
Consultations are always free of charge and by appointment only. I offer competitive labour & material rates, so please do bring your custom framing project to me and we can talk about what you need within your budget! I will price match within reason. With over 600 frame samples and 1,000 mat samples, the design possibilities for your custom framing order are endless.
Art Services Available
• Canvas Art Stretching (Original paintings or printed canvas rolled)
• Poster Paper Work framing
• Original Artwork Paper & Canvas framing
• Shadow Boxes for Jerseys, Crochet, Needlework
• Heirloom object consultation, preservation and shadow box framing
• Mat Cutting Services (Single, Double, Triple mats, V-Groove, hand-painted bevel)
• Picture Framing Supplies Sales
• Picture Frame Design Consultation
• Piece Work (fitting new glass into an existing frame, cutting a new mat, etc)
Photo, Canvas & Fine Art Printing
• Giclee (Inkjet) Printing Services including Canvas to Photo Printing
• Paper brands used: Epson, Hahnemühle, Canon, Moab and more!
See the printing services section of the website for more information!
Custom Artwork Commissions
• Drawing: Pencil drawing, charcoal drawing, mixed media
• Painting: Oil painting, watercolour painting, mixed media
• Subject matter: Abstract art, landscape, pet portraits, people portraits, conceptual art, fan art, character design, digital art, contract work
See my personal website portfolio for examples of my artwork!
• Introduction to Drawing
• Introduction to Oil Painting
• Studio Time (work on your own projects)
• Abstract Art
• Drawing and painting from reference
• Portfolio Preparation for Art School Admission
• Grade 10, 11 and 12 Art Lesson Tutoring and portfolio prep
• Liberal studies and essay tutoring
• Critique time, art review and discussion
• Paint parties and corporate team building projects
Art lessons can be customized to your needs. I can do one-on-one private art lessons or groups up to 6. Cost of art lessons goes down as the number of people per group increases. Rates start at $30/hr and do not include art supplies.
Location, Business Hours & Appointments
I am located in HUNTINGTON HILLS, Calgary, AB. Appointment only (please call for address), so please contact Luba @ (403) 450-1917 to book a free design consultation for your next custom picture framing, printing or art commission project. See the portfolio for images of the work I have done to date.
Are you open during the covid-19 pandemic?
Yes, I am open by appointment as per usual. Please use the below contact form to get in touch.
To avoid unnecessary contact due to the pandemic, please get in touch with me first to discuss your project details. I use an awesome piece of software called SimulArt, where your image can be uploaded and then a framed mock-up can be sent directly to your email. In this way, we can discuss project details like framing choice, mats, glass, pricing etc before you stop in to visit me in person. I also have masks and hand sanitizer available if you do not have one. I ask that everyone wear a mask before coming to see me because my parents are elderly and my husband is at risk due medical conditions. Nobody wants to get covid-19 – that is for sure. Thank you!