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How to Choose the Best Frame and Mat Board for Your Artwork

Framing and Matting Art For Optimized Artistic Perspective

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The simple act of framing a piece of art can transform a work from dime-store quality to living room statement in a flash. But how should you choose picture frames to highlight the power and beauty of your art? Continue reading How to Choose the Best Frame and Mat Board for Your Artwork

3 Ways to Protect Your Watercolor Painting With Matboard

Using Archival Mat Board and Tailored Techniques Watercolors Will Last

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It is a common misconception in the art world that watercolor paintings do not last. Meticulous, engaged artists can use a number of tested processes to protect watercolor paintings so they will last far into the future — decades, if not longer. Done right, believe it or not, a watercolor painting can last as long as an oil painting. Here are three battle-proven tactics to that end: Continue reading 3 Ways to Protect Your Watercolor Painting With Matboard

The Anatomy of a Picture Frame

The Ins and Outs of Picture Frames

Framing Supplies Let’s explore the anatomy of a picture frame. When you understand how your frames are constructed, you can more strategically choose preservation and display methods.

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How To Conserve Your Artwork

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The diverse destructive forces of everyday life can damage, fade or degrade your artwork, regardless of your medium of choice. If you wish to preserve your artwork or family photos it is imperative that you do the most you can to contain these forces.

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Why Should You Frame Your Artwork?

framing suppliesWhen you frame artwork, you can display it beautifully while also protecting the piece from wear and tear. A distinguished frame with a custom mat board can also increase the aesthetic and financial value of a piece of art. Artists who are trying to sell their work can use picture matting to create a polished and professional presentation.

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