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.

Tabs, V nails & Staples

The essential supplies for assembling and fitting frames.

Framing supplies
Frame fitting tools

These items of hardware are the only thing holding your frame or canvas together. Ensuring the quality of these products is an essential part of being a good picture frame. All of these products are used in our very own workshop so we know the quality is at a good level.

Materials

Tools

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Enrol on our Picture Framing Courses to learn the art of crafting high-quality picture frames using the tools available on this site

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Framing guides and Handy hints

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