Manchester

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Nick in Manchester

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High wycombe

Learn the basics of framing with
Linette in High Wycombe

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Manchester

Learn the basics of framing with
Nick in Manchester

Click here to enrol in Manchester

High wycombe

Learn the basics of framing with
Linette in High Wycombe

Click here to enrol in High Wycombe

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Topics covered Basics of Framing Art & Photo Weekend
Identifying the key elements of a framed picture.
How to cut a standard mount using specialised tools, for the mounting of a picture.
Basic methods for attaching a picture to the mount.
Cutting picture mouldings and joining them to create a frame for the mounted picture.
Cutting the glass and backboard to fit the frame.
Assembling the framed picture, including sealing the picture back and adding a hanging cord
Explore the different presentation and displaying techniques available when mounting a picture.
Discover and choose the right mount & style for your artwork.
Learn how to cut double mount.
Learn how to cut shadow mounts.
Learn how to float mounts.
Learn how to plan & cut a multi-aperture mount with several openings for a group of photos.

Cutting & Joining frames

All the tools you need to cut & join your own frames

Saws
Mitre Trimmers
Joining
Corner Filling
Measure

Frame your art.

The cutting and joining of the frame is hands down the most important part of the frame, if you get this wrong you will most likely be starting again. The quality of your mitre joints will also be directly affected by the quality of your equipment. By using equipment like the Mitre trimmer after using a saw you can ensure a perfect joint every time.

Materials

Supplies

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Framing guides and Handy hints

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