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    How to Attach a Dust Cover to a Picture Frame

    October 11, 2018
    There are many ways to protect your artwork in a picture frame, such as purchasing acid-free mat board and UV-filter glass or acrylic. Though that’s often enough protection for most prints and other reproducible works of art, you can add a dust cover for a little bit more protection. What Is a...
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    All About the Dye-Sublimation Printing Process

    May 10, 2018
    Metal prints are all the rage, but it is one type in particular that has taken the art and home décor world by storm: dye-sublimation metal prints. These prints are made using a process that has been around for decades but has only recently been applied to photography and artwork. The result is...
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    What Are Metal Prints?

    April 26, 2018
    One of the latest trends in high-end art and home décor is the metal print: a photograph or other piece of artwork printed on a metal substrate. While this seems straightforward, there is some confusion as to what a metal print is and isn’t, and how it differs from traditional photo...
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    Bottom-Weighting and the Golden Mean

    February 8, 2018
    When framing artwork with mat board, one of the questions that arises is how much space, exactly, should be left on all sides of the artwork. Different framers, artists and art lovers have different opinions: some like single mat boards with four equal borders, while others love the look of...
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    Float Mounting vs. Floater Frames: What's the Difference?

    January 11, 2018
    When it comes to framing artwork, there is a lot of lingo to learn: rabbet, hinging, moulding and points, to name a few. Two terms that are often confused — and often incorrectly used interchangeably, when in fact they are very different things — are float mounting and floater frames. The...
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    5 Holiday Gifts for Photographers and Artists

    November 22, 2017
    If you’re an artist, you know what you like to use in your craft: the paintbrushes, canvases, paint and other art supplies that make your art yours. Around the holidays, you may get the same art supplies year after year, none of which may be suited to your work. While it’s thoughtful,...
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