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Matting and Framing Made Easy: Step-By-Step, Easy-To-Master Techniques for the Beginning Framer

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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:

• Measuring

• Mounting

• Matting

• Glazing

• Framing

• 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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

This easy-to-follow book covers six subject areas in simple step-by-step demonstrations — measuring, mounting, matting, glazing, framing, and hanging artwork.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823030477
Author:
Thompson, Janean
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Framing
Subject:
Picture frames and framing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
95-18
Publication Date:
19960601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 COLOR ILLUS
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , 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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