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Learn the basics of making your own picture frame and mount in this beautiful Kew Gardens setting! Discover the art of picture framing and mount design, build and transform the frame for your artwork!
Frames change because of historic events. With the advent of photography in the mid 19th-century, a growing middle class began to fashion homemade frames. And by the 1930s, as a new art movement arose, Abstract Expressionism; the new painting style dictated the type of frame that was needed, or in this case was not needed. Abstract Expressionism required no frame or a strip of frame at most.
Throughout this one day course you will be introduced to the basic process of framing from cutting a mount, glass and frame to final assembly as well as the application of a stain and lime wax finish. This course is aimed at beginners and those who desire more hands on experience to help them choose suitable framing equipment for their needs.
The focus of this course and the individual teaching will rest on:
If you fancy really getting to grips with framing then why not try the full weekend class rather than just the intro? If you are interested in learning even more then check out the full weekend class here!
An A4 (297x210mm) size, or smaller, picture or photo on paper (not board) for framing – you will cut a single mount and frame it in a natural wood moulding, with a lime wax finish.
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Launched in 2008, DIY Framing presents the best offers to learn about picture framing in the country. With a long history in the art of framing, this school has a reputation as the top learning institution for everything related to frames. In addition to being a member of the Fine Art Trade Guild, the school’s programme was also awarded Art & Framing Industry 2010 award for Innovation.
Re-discover your practical skills, let your creativity flow into your hands and discover the art of framing. If you have always wanted to build your own frame or learn about anything related to frames, this is the place to come and be imbibed with or fortify you passion for framing.
The UK School of Framing support all skills, abilities and backgrounds.
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