Glazing

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    Choosing the Right Framing Glass for Clarity and Protection

    February 4, 2016
    When you’re framing a piece of art or a photo and it comes time to choose which type of glass you’d like, how do you decide? Glazing, or frame glass, is an often overlooked step in the framing process because most people focus on the mat and frame. Choosing the right glazing can make a dramatic...
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    OBA Inkjet Paper and Framing Glass Choices

    November 11, 2015
    Improper framing can make your print look yellow and faded if you are using inkjet paper that contains Optical Brightener Agents (OBAs). The latest, brightest white inkjet papers such as Epson’s Exhibition Fiber paper use OBAs. Optical Brighteners are additives used to make paper look whiter....
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    Benefits of Acrylic for Picture Framing

    October 23, 2015
    When you picture a traditional picture frame, you likely imagine a wood or metal frame with a solid glass cover. It’s been used by our mothers, grandmothers, and great grandmothers and it surrounds us to this day. Glass certainly has some great characteristics when it comes to displaying and...
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    The Science Behind Artglass

    June 5, 2015
    Glazing is often the last decision you make when you are completing your framing package. And the options—much like the rest of the framing process—are manifold. Framing and conservation experts often recommend acrylic, which offers both UV protection and anti-reflective coatings; however,...
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    Introducing Artglass: Professional Art and Collections Deserve a Professional Look

    August 14, 2014
    With all the time and effort you put into your creations and collections, don’t you want to display them in the best possible way? Frame Destination now proudly carries Artglass, the same glass used in museum and in the art-display industry worldwide. This glass can be used for many types of...
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    How to Care for Paintings That Aren’t Under Glass

    June 19, 2014
    In many cases, framing art with a protective glazing is a good idea, but glass isn’t suitable for all types of art. Printed artwork such as photographs are generally fine with glazing, and the right choice of glass or acrylic combined with a quality picture frame can help prevent the...
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