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Questions tagged [framing]

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Hang canvas without frame

I wish to paint on stretched canvas. How do make it ready-to-mount (for gift-giving), or am I compelled to also purchase a frame, and drill holes in the back? Canvas https://www.jerrysartarama.com/...
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How can I create a custom lamp shade frame?

Some people make custom lamp shade frames so it must be possible. A lot of people suggest wire coat hangers but I think they're too flimsy. It has to be rather sturdy.
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Cheap alternative to glass?

I recently researched alternatives to glass for permanent framing/protection, and I found that glassine paper is supposedly a good cheap alternative. I ordered it on Amazon, but I was very unhappy ...
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How would I flatten a watercolour mounted on mat board?

We have a watercolour that was mounted to a piece of mat board by the artist (over 40 years ago) which needs its framing renewed. After pulling the backing off, I find the mat board is badly warped (...
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Plastic/Glass for a very large, custom frame

I am working on a large poster to display my original Pokemon cards, but because of the size of the cards and the way I wanted them to be laid out, store bought frames are out of the question. The ...
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Will putting an oil painting under glass cause damage?

I inherited a painting from a relative. It has some cracks so I assume it's oil, not acrylic or watercolor. I also do not know the age, but it is not new. When I bought a frame to fit it (since it ...
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How to frame a cross-stitch?

I recently finished a cross-stitch for a gift, and would like to frame it in a way that will preserve it reasonably well. I was under time constraints to present it to the recipient and there was only ...
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Framing A3 Print

I recently purchased 7 A3 prints from my good friend, in order to liven up my house. However, having not thought this through, I am unsure how to best frame them? I do not wish for the quality of the ...
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What needs to be done to original art before having it framed [closed]

My wife's grandmother is a locally celebrated artist. She recently was forced to move to a retirement home and she has gifted us with several of her original works. They are mostly watercolor on ...