Mat, Mount, and Frame it Yourself

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 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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I'm not really sure what to say about this book. When it starts out, it has a touch of whimsy (time travel appears to be mentioned), though that is left to one side for the first part of the book and ... Read full review

Mat, mount, and frame it yourself

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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

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About the author (2002)

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

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