Picture Framing Tips for Photographers

When I meet photographers and they find out that FinerWorks has its own full-service framing center I frequently hear them say how they have photos they want to put into a frame, but they really don’t know how or where to start. The first thing I tell them is some photographers will opt for the frames they can get at the local art supply store, but if it is something special, they want to give to someone, or even to a high-end client, they should be careful of corner cutting.

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An Easy Way Earn More from Your Art Sales

How would you like to stumble upon a formula that reliably will increase how much you make in your art-based business selling prints or even original artwork? There is a method that a lot of businesses, especially those selling online use, but remarkably many others fail utilize. And it is very simple. It does not require you to raise any prices of existing listings or work harder promoting yourself. Of course, you can do that as well if you like which will likely help, but let’s see how you can do this without raising prices or working much harder.

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Hanging Artwork Tips

You would think that being in the business I am in, within my home the walls would be covered with artwork from framed prints to gallery wrapped canvas art. Actually only recently, after old little girl got older and enter Kindergarten did this start to change. Now pictures are beginning to show up on our walls, albeit generally photos of our daughter or pictures she painted, but the walls are beginning to be populated. As I started adding these pictures of her or her framed art I have developed a few tips I would like to share.

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Showcasing Your Framed Prints Online

Despite all of the advancements in technology since the introduction of window displays back in the late 1800’s, presentation still holds the most chips. And, as any successful store window designer knows, it isn’t enough to simply show off your products. No, you’ve got to set a stage; a scenario. Create something to which your shoppers can actually relate. You have to implant an idea into their minds – one that tells them how perfectly your product fits into their world.

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Glazing: Not Only Glass in the Frame

Why custom framing smokes ready made frames. Working at a few custom frame shops, I have often heard the gasp statement of “the frame is more than the art”.  As an confessed art addict of works on canvas and various papers from $20-$2,000, I can tell you why I choose custom framing over say a chain store ready made frame.

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5 Tips When Framing Your Giclee Prints

There are 5 tips I would like to share to help you with your framing: Enhance & Accent, Limit Framing Styles, Use Matting & Glazing, Add Borders to Your Print, and Choose the Right Frame Size. Any framing expert would likely be able to point to dozens of additional things to do but these should go a long way in helping you if you are framing your giclee prints online.

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Frame Your Own Canvas Prints

Did you know that you can frame your own canvas simply by selecting “Matboard Mounted Canvas” as your mounting style? Our professionals will take your giclee printed canvas and adhere it to matboard using archival grade adhesives, producing a rigid, durable canvas print which is Ready-To-Frame the instant it arrives.

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