Making & Decorating Picture Frames
This beautiful book aims to inspire and inform the reader in all aspects of making and decorating picture frames. It begins by offering practical advice on choosing the right frame and demonstrating basic picture framing techniques in detail. The book then goes on to present 45 imaginative projects for frames and mounts for the reader to make at home, from simple stunning paint effects to creative frames using a wealth of different materials and craft techniques.
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achieve acrylic paint Aerosol paint allow to dry apply artwork backing board backing paper basic frame bevelled edge blue bradawl choose cinnamon sticks clamp coats of varnish corners cover craft knife create decorate DECOUPAGE dried effect fabric filler gesso giftwrapping paper give glaze glued gold gouache green gumstrip handmade papers hessian inner edge inner mount layer Leave to dry look mitre moulding mount and backing mountboard outer edges paint finish Paint the frame papier mache pattern pencil lines pieces pins rebate reindeer moss remove the backing ribbon rope ruler salt dough score line scrunched sharp knife shells sides slightly spatter sponge square staple stencil straight edge strips style sure tartan mount technique tenon saw texture thick thinned PVA glue tile adhesive tissue tortoiseshell TROMPE L'OEIL varnish water colour white spirit width window wire wood wood filler wooden frame