What is Epreuvre d’Artist?
Épreuve d'Artist refers to the artist's proofs in a limited edition run of prints. Artists commonly reserve a few prints for their own personal use. These are usually marked with the abbreviation E.A. for épreuve d'artist or AP for artist's proof.
A French term that means "raw art". It was invented by Jean Dubuffet in an attempt to describe and explain naive and graffiti art made outside the normal fine art's academic tradition. He termed it as "outsider art", made by loners, prisoners, the mentally ill and other groups of people considered marginalized. It is made without thought to presentation or imitation.
Oil on board is the technique of using either wood boards which have been sanded and painted with primer, or high density cardboard covered with canvas. Either offers the advantage of using less space for storage than traditional stretched canvas on frames.