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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.

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Mount Cutting

Create interesting visuals and protect your artwork.

Boards systems
Blades
Handheld Cutters
Accessories

Get creative with your art.

Adding a mount to a picture can have the ability to turn the most simple pieces of art into the most impactful, creative pieces.  Mount cutting can allow you to really experiment with different colours and techniques which can lead you to completely different outcomes depending on your choices. Therefore it’s worth making sure you get a mount cutter that can fulfil your requirements as a framer.

Materials

Supplies

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