Making Frames

By A. Linnette Bell
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 353 colour photographs

Making Frames is an essential and practical guide to the process of framing artwork of all types. It explains how to measure the artwork, cut a window mount, attach the image, cut the moulding and make the frame before preparing the backing board and glass for assembly. Having explained the basic process, it then describes more advanced techniques such as using different mounts and framing other three-dimensional items.

  • Instructions to frame paper-based artwork such as photographs, prints, drawings and paintings
  • Advice on equipment and materials to buy, as well as tips on how to store them
  • Guidance on conservation methods to preserve valuable artwork
  • Methods for advanced mounts, framing fabric art and different types of deep-box frames
  • Ideas for creative framing and unique effects, including hand decorated mounts, gilding and paint effects on bare wood moulding

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