Synopses & Reviews
This fascinating book details numerous different techniques for framing artwork. Each is the product of years of experience and "road-testing" on the author's many students. Mac Namara provides instructions for constructing a basic wooden frame, then teaches readers how to reproduce ornate mouldings, special finishes and colorings.
Mac Namara encourages readers to respond sympathetically to paintings and images, then approach each framing project individually. Following this insightful yet practical approach to the craft will enable every artist, art lover or craftsman to frame paintings and prints with originality and style.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115) and index.