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Matting and Framing Made Easy: Step-By-Step, Easy-To-Master Techniques for the Beginning Framerby Janean Thompson
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Step-by-step, easy to master techniques for the beginning framer.
If the idea of framing a piece of artworkwhether it is a watercolor, pastel, oil painting, photograph, or embroideryintimidates you, Matting and Framing Made Easy is the book you've been waiting for. This comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide covers everything you need to know in order to make a high-quality frame. Using simple, step-by-step demonstrations, certified professional framer Janean Thompson covers six subjects:
• Hanging Artwork
By following the detailed instructions in this fully illustrated book, you'll master the fundamentals of framing and be inspired to custom-design projects.
This comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide covers everything you need to know in order to make a high-quality frame. Using simple, step-by-step demonstrations, certified professional framer Janean Thompson covers six subjects: Measuring - easy methods for accurate calculations and tips on the best but least expensive materials; mounting - basic materials and techniques for conservation, wet, dry, spray, and specialty mounting; matting - materials and techniques for single-window, hand-cut mats; single-window, table-top-cutter mats; and double-window mats; glazing - clear, nonglare, conservation, and invisible glass; Plexiglas; framing - metal sectional frames, basic and decorative wooden frames; and hanging artwork - single, double, large, and heavy pieces; groupings and exhibitions.
This easy-to-follow book covers six subject areas in simple step-by-step demonstrations — measuring, mounting, matting, glazing, framing, and hanging artwork.
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