Your local picture framer is drowning in off-cuts. They are sinking in moulding. Space is a premium to the framer. They have to manage their stock in the space they have. If the framer is blessed with a large warehouse to keep old lengths of mouldings then they are in no mood to let you … Continue reading “A3 white frames”
There are many reasons that you might like to buy an Ornate picture frame. When I talk about ornate frames I am referring to swept frames that might resemble frames found in museums. These types of frames would look pretty incongruous on a modern painting but work well when the painting is painted in a style that … Continue reading “Ornate picture frames”
A3 is double the size of A4. It is a popular frame size. A3 size = 297 mm X 420 mm or 29.7 x 42.0cm or 11.69 x 16.53 inches. There are no standard poster sizes. Printed material can be printed to any size the client requires. The closest poster size to A3 is 11 x … Continue reading “A3 poster frame”
Choosing a frame Wooden frames are ideal for framing fine art and are a popular frame choice. Hardwood molding in oak and ash are perfect for all types of fine art. Fine art oil paintings on canvas are often framed with a simple wooden strip around the stretcher frame. This can be attached to the … Continue reading “Buy wooden picture frames online”
Hundreds of different ready frames can be sourced online today. Finding frames of exact sizes is not so easy. Call us now to get your ready frames cut to the size you need. Camframe will cut you ready frames to the precise sizes that you require and the exact quantity for a great price. Just … Continue reading “Ready frames online”
Camframe stocks and can obtain any beautiful wooden frame you need. We stock some great arty wooden frames that are ideal for the fine art piece. Wooden frames sit very harmoniously with pastel works, soft and atmospheric photographic works and a wooden hockey moulding is great as a simple solution for framing a canvas.
Rabbit skin glue is a rabbit collagen (Animal protein formed from the process of boiling the skin) It was traditionally used to protect the canvas from the damaging effect of an acid called linolenic acid contained in Oil Paint.
Stretching canvases is a skill that most art students in the past were very good at. As the cost of ready made stretched canvases has fallen, so has the general appreciation of the skill involved in stretching a canvas. In my day we made all our canvases and prepared the surface with Rabbit skin glue. … Continue reading “Stretching Canvas”