Mat, mount, and frame it yourself

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Watson-Guptill, Jan 1, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Now it's easier than ever to save time and money doing your own framing at home. This one-stop source demonstrates how easy it is to mat, mount, and frame art on paper and cloth, as well as three-dimensional objects. Readers will discover, step by step, how to determine measurements and proportions . . . select colors and accents for matting . . . obtain the necessary materials and equipment . . . cut the materials to size . . . mat, mount, and frame the art (including the cold, hard truth about making your own frames) . . . and glaze, install, and hang framed art. Helpful sidebars and clear illustrations make everything easy. Plus, a final chapter offers suggestions on how to turn this inexpensive and rewarding hobby into a profitable business.

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An attractive, well-designed frame not only enhances a picture but preserves and protects it. Logan, a contributing editor at Artists' Magazine who has taught framing and matting across the United ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
SELECTING COLORS FOR MATS FRAMES
31
CHOOSING MATERIALS EQUIPMENT
39
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

David Logan has taught matting and framing throughout the US for over 15 years. He lives in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

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