Putting the frame, glazing, mat, and art together


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Putting the frame, glazing, mat, and art together

So once you have assembled your wood frame using an underpinner, and you can see this one was assembled the same way as that molding we have just demonstrated with. The next step is to put together the component parts within the frame. But before I do that I want to talk a little bit about the aesthetics that were involved in matching up this particular frame with the photograph and matting package. Decoratively this was going to be installed on fairly neutral tile, so we wanted something that wasn't too rich in color, but something that could sustain a detailed visual inspection.

If you look at the molding, it's really quite ornate, you have got on the sides here some filigree work that matches in tone. This center area here, there is very delicate painting here. There is weathering where it appears as the paint has been weathered, giving this frame kind of an instant appearance of age. And one of the things I looked at in matching it up with this photograph, the hues in the lighter areas ...

Putting the frame, glazing, mat, and art together
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Putting the frame, glazing, mat, and art together provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Konrad Eek as part of the Matting, Framing, and Hanging Your Photographs

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