for the layman by an experienced picture framer and artist. The site includes art conservation and picture framing information, including picture frame design and design illustrations in addition to art preservation, technical, and practical information.
Picture frames have two purposes: to help preserve the work of art (especially works on paper) and to provide an attractive presentation of the art. The article provides basic information about art conservation and picture frame design, as well as some practical advice about picture framing in the following areas:
Matting and protection of paper
Glazing and protection of media
Art in the home
Links: Care of art and other collectibles
Works on canvas
Clips and glass
and other useful information about picture framing and art conservation.
Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco Bay Area, East Bay, northern California
Artist's website: www.sharonhudson.com