Original Artwork and Prints

  • Because art is created on a wide variety of materials, care must be taken to frame each art-piece using the correct materials and methods specific for that materials longevity, especially if it has emotional or possible monetary value.
  • Paper art is particularly vulnerable to damage and conservation methods are recommended.
  • Creatively framed, even a cheap print or poster can become a beautiful feature in a room.
  • The examples below illustrate how creative techniques help create memorable art-pieces.

 

  • Antique portrait on white glass
    Conservation methods were used to help preserve this delicate piece of historick artwork for future generations
  • Framed Print
    For the office of the company that administers the artist's trust
  • Original artwork
    Conservation materials used, as well as a gorgeous frame, double matboard and ink-line
  • Two similar prints framed differently
    The photo shows how two images can be framed entirely differently, yet both look gorgeous. The one on the left plays with shadows. The one on the right echoes the colours of the image with the frame, painted ink-line + coloured mat board
  • Original
    Carving on mat-board is subtle and edifies this image
  • Original
    Hand finished moulding and painted inner mat-board
  • Print
    The carving on the matboard is fitting for this old fashioned picture
  • Original portrait
    Two mat-boards and foiled slip
  • Pencil sketch
    Textured foil slip and pencil line on matboard
  • Original
    Three mat boards
  • Original
    Two mat-boards and an ink line were used
  • Print
    The two mat-boards were cut to follow the gold foiled print's outline
  • Print
    Float mounted
  • Original
    Water cut handmade paper is used to echo the rough texture of paper used for artwork
  • Print
    Hand finished moulding and carving on mat-board echoing a design on the print
  • Original
    Black and white mat-board are cut to follow the wing
  • Print
    Roses were carved into the top mat-board. Four mat-boards were used for fine slithers of colour
  • Original
    White wash-line and ink-line
  • Original pastel
    Daisies on black board-white wash and ink line on black mat-board subtly draws attention to artwork
  • Original painting
    Black and silver frame and black mat-board
  • Print
    This was a cheap print, that was mounted, cut and floated. The mat-board was gold leafed and cut to follow the print's shape and the glass is etched.
  • Limited edition
    Black and red frame, triple mat-board
  • Papyrus
    Two fillets used: one as an inner frame and one in between the two mat boards.
  • Original
    Two mat boards, an ink line and wash line
  • Signed print
    One mat boards with v-groove
  • Original sketch
    Two mat boards
  • Print
    Two painted panels and an ink line on the mat board
  • Original
    Painted panel and ink line
  • Original
    Painted panel
  • Pencil Sketch
    3D double beveled mat and silver foiled line
  • Print
    Two mat boards: two painted panels and ink line on top one
  • Print
    Three mat boards
  • Original
    Three mat boards used
  • Print
    Two frames used and the outer mat board is carved
  • Original
    Three mat boards
  • Original
    Three mat boards and an ink line used
  • Watercolour
    Two mat boards with feathered handmade paper
  • Original artwork
    Ink-line and bevel painted
  • Before and after
    The one on the right is after re-framing. The collage had interesting sections that were covered by the original mat board. Exposing them resulted in a unique final product
  • Print
    Hand finished frame and painted mat board bevel to match
  • Framed water colour by a local artist
    Conservation methods and products were used, to ensure that this lovely piece is better preserved for posterity.
  • Fun piece
    Lovely bright colours were used to frame this delightful colourful piece
  • Two originals framed to match
    The corrugated board and painted bevel give a nice finishing touch
 
 
 

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