Framing artwork not only adds a decorative touch, but it also protects the artwork for years to come. Find out how to properly frame artwork in this free video series on art framing.
Painting is the art of using a pigmented medium to create a picture of reality filtered through the imagination, the senses, emotions and life experience. Artists the world over have multiplied the uses of painting as a vital mode of human expression, whether recording history, retelling myth and legend, expressing religious fervor, or exploring the unknown. From early history to the present, we have records of men and women making graphic representations of their world, showing their understanding and their curiosity.
In this free video series on art framing, the owner of a frame shop discusses several framing options for original art on canvas. Find out how to build a wooden frame for canvas to be stretched over, and learn to build a decorative frame from molding. Get tips on picking out the right frame to create drama and depth to a piece of artwork.
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How to Make a Canvas Frame
Making a frame for canvas artwork involves fitting together four stretcher bars, gluing or reinforcing them with nails and stretching the canvas around the frame before stapling it in place.… Read More