As we have hit 2019 its time to catch up with the loose ends. In my previous edition I promised all you ardent readers of ‘Framing Fans 2018’ that the next post would provide an in depth insight into 'making your own linen mount’. So fear no more as the 2019 episode is hear. And making a sensational linen mount is exactly what we are going to do.Read More
… and there is no window to jump out.
It may seem extreme but it’s a real problem. First try to concentrate on your breath….Read More
It’s always a great joy when a customer is openly happy to hear that you hand finish frames according to their own specifications and art works. Rather than puzzled looks while their eyes glance rapidly around my chaotic workshop for some hint of a ready- made cornice.Read More
The past few weeks I have really enjoyed being part of the Fife Historic Buildins Trust project to renovate the Cupar Burgh Chambers, and all of the challenges and rewards that came with it….
David Wilkie is known for his warm portraits and everyday scenes, many of which we can see taking part in our local area such as ‘the Fair at Pitlessie' I had the delight of making a Rosewood finish frame with oil gilded inner slip for my favourite Wilkie painting; the stunning self portrait, as well as the portrait of the artists parentsRead More
… And Why does this bloke Vicenzo Lunardi deserve the Grandeur of Gilt? A Gothic Sand Gilt Frame. Believe it or not this is a thing. And straightforward as it looks in appearance, the assembly and occurance is indeed rather complex. And the final article is traditionally used for early prints and engravings, as it is being used in this instanceRead More