Step-by-step color photos for all areas of matting and framing; the information is complete, accurate, and up-to-date. This book includes top-notch instructions for archival framing--the correct methods and materials for preserving photos and artwork for posterity. The author also provides inspiration and helpful examples to show people how to display their artwork using basic design principles in a manner that is easily grasped. There are important techniques to follow for success--even the basic mechanics of hanging a picture.
Oberrecht offers professional secrets of mounting, matting, framing, and displaying artwork, photographs, posters, fabrics, collectibles, carvings, and more. Illustrated instructions and techniques to easily frame and mount your own pictures and artwork. New sections cover recent trends in framing--using power tools, framing needlework, and creating hinged and easel-style frames.
Adorn your home with handmade frame decor, all of which can be made in a single day Fifteen projects with illustrated step-by-step instructions offer ideas for every room in the house or apartment. Projects include floral frames with pressed or painted greenery; a frame for exhibiting jewelry; a message board frame; a hanging garden frame; and other creative suggestions that combine practical function and decorative beauty.
Each book in Dover's Make in a Day series presents 15 projects with detailed and well-illustrated instructions. The beginner-friendly projects are ideal for anyone wishing to whip up something simple but special. Handmade frames add a personal touch and a dash of creative charm to the home, and they also make wonderful gifts. Supplies are easy to obtain and readily available at major craft stores.
Learn to create precious watercolor paintings that you can paint and frame in just one day.
Paint and Frame: Botanical Painting features 20 charming modern watercolor projects including florals, nature scenes, and more. With step-by-step instructions and watercolor paper included, you can try your hand at these "mini" projects, and then you can instantly display your painting in one of the enclosed frames.
Add patterns or colors to your frame, then simply fold it to an upright position, and your brand new watercolor painting can be displayed inside it. Stop storing your art projects in a drawer while you wait to get frames. These handcrafted frames are ideal for displaying artwork around the house, at your desk, or to mail as a lovely handmade gift.
Paint and Frame: Botanical Painting comes with an instruction book, 20 step-by-step watercolor projects to try, an assortment of watercolor paper, and 5 fantastic frames to decorate and personalize yourself. This is the perfect gift for the beginner artist looking to display their work in an elegant way without paying for expensive frames.