Cardboard’s place in framing

Published on August 21, 2016

There are two things that should never, ever touch your artwork that you are having…

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Needle-arts framed without matting?

Published on July 30, 2016

The purpose of matting, beside being decorative, is to separate the artwork from the glass….

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Sometimes it’s the frame that adds the color.

Published on June 6, 2016

It’s funny sometimes when your choosing matting and frames for pictures. Each project is different….

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Small paintings that were done on Masonite

Published on May 16, 2016

A couple of years ago I started carrying small paintings that were done on Masonite….

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Vintage Photographs

Published on April 17, 2016

Antique or vintage photographs can be hard to frame because the colors and tones vary…

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Complementary Colors & Egon Schiele

Published on March 13, 2016

Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was an Austrian painter who was ahead of his time. He rendered people,…

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My Kind of Music & Mondrian

Published on February 26, 2016

OK, here comes the really bad joke. Are you tempted by this image to come into…

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My Father

Published on January 7, 2016

My father loved sweet and simple wood frames, but he also had a contemporary streak….

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Painting Restorations

Published on December 1, 2015

We work with a wonderful, knowledgable conservator to restore paintings. She does everything from simple…

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Framing a Group of Prints

Published on November 5, 2015

I love seeing the pictures I frame in their final destinations. Sometimes, it’s a bigger…

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