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The Picture Framing Handbook: Matting, Mounting, and Framing Techniques for Professional Results

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Whether youre framing photographs, prints, paintings, or bulkier items like tapestries or metals, The Picture Framing Handbook is your complete resource for mastering traditional matting, mounting, and framing techniques. Professional framer Andy Parks covers everything framers of all levels need to get started, including:

•Essential tools and materials for less

•Basic matting, mounting, and framing techniques examined in step-by-step detail

•Instructions for hanging pictures

•Advanced techniques, such as framing three-dimensional artwork

•Information on how to embellish mats and frames

With simple, step-by-step instructions–and a stylish, sophisticated look–The Picture Framing Handbook is a must-have for artists and home decorators alike.

Synopsis:

This contemporary, step-by-step guide demonstrates how to frame, mount, mat, and select frames like a pro, but at a fraction of the cost--a must-have for artists and home decorators.

Synopsis:

Aimed at picture framers of all abilities, from hobbyists just starting out to those wishing to turn their skills into a successful small business, this book will help you achieve professional results, save you money, and give you a real sense of achievement.

Whether you are framing photographs, sketches, prints, paintings, or three-dimensional items, such as needlework or medals, this book will help you select and create the appropriate style of frame with a high-quality finish.

Includes a complete guide to tools and materials along with step-by-step demonstrations of mat cutting, frame building, and frame and mat decoration, plus tried and tested methods for assembly, fitting, and hanging finished work safely.

Synopsis:

Aimed at picture framers of all abilities, from hobbyists just starting out to those wishing to turn their skills into a successful small business, this book will help you achieve professional results, save you money, and give you a real sense of achievement.

Whether you are framing photographs, sketches, prints, paintings, or three-dimensional items, such as needlework or medals, this book will help you select and create the appropriate style of frame with a high-quality finish.

Includes a complete guide to tools and materials along with step-by-step demonstrations of mat cutting, frame building, and frame and mat decoration, plus tried and tested methods for assembly, fitting, and hanging finished work safely.

About the Author

ANDY PARKS has been a picture framer for more than 20 years, and has earned a Guild Commended Framer certificate from the Fine Art Trade in the United Kingdom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823098019
Subtitle:
Matting, Mounting, and Framing Techniques for Professional Results
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Author:
Parks, Andy
Subject:
Framing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090811
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
500 4-C ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.00x8.48x.39 in. 1.19 lbs.

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The Picture Framing Handbook: Matting, Mounting, and Framing Techniques for Professional Results
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Product details 144 pages Watson-Guptill Publications - English 9780823098019 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This contemporary, step-by-step guide demonstrates how to frame, mount, mat, and select frames like a pro, but at a fraction of the cost--a must-have for artists and home decorators.
"Synopsis" by , Aimed at picture framers of all abilities, from hobbyists just starting out to those wishing to turn their skills into a successful small business, this book will help you achieve professional results, save you money, and give you a real sense of achievement.

Whether you are framing photographs, sketches, prints, paintings, or three-dimensional items, such as needlework or medals, this book will help you select and create the appropriate style of frame with a high-quality finish.

Includes a complete guide to tools and materials along with step-by-step demonstrations of mat cutting, frame building, and frame and mat decoration, plus tried and tested methods for assembly, fitting, and hanging finished work safely.

"Synopsis" by , Aimed at picture framers of all abilities, from hobbyists just starting out to those wishing to turn their skills into a successful small business, this book will help you achieve professional results, save you money, and give you a real sense of achievement.

Whether you are framing photographs, sketches, prints, paintings, or three-dimensional items, such as needlework or medals, this book will help you select and create the appropriate style of frame with a high-quality finish.

Includes a complete guide to tools and materials along with step-by-step demonstrations of mat cutting, frame building, and frame and mat decoration, plus tried and tested methods for assembly, fitting, and hanging finished work safely.

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