WHY DO WE PUT GLASS ON FRAMED WORKS OF ART? Paper is made from fibers that stick together because of the starch inherent in the fibers. Dust can easily imbed itself in between those fibers. When that happens, the starch breaks down and the paper eventually breaks apart. Glass acts as a dust barrier protecting
HOW TO HANG A WORK OF ART Hang the work from 2 hooks on the wall. If you use only one hook the artwork will lean forward because of gravity. It will also tip left or right much as in a see saw. When you use 2 hooks, you get to level the artwork on
Your eye should fall on the middle of the top third of the artwork if you are looking straight ahead at it.Of course, we are different degrees of tall so that space will change depending on how tall you and yours are. Mostly, though, you don’t want to have to look up or down to
You might as well ask why we get dressed. Framing dresses up your artwork and it helps set it off from your wall. When you simply hang a painting up unframed, you, obviously, get to see the painting on your wall. The lines defining your painting, unframed, on your wall aren’t really clear that way. A frame “underlines” and defines your artwork’s place on the wall.
Atelier Daniel uses a large variety of materials and creative methods for preservation framing and design, providing, you, the client with beautiful and unique custom framing design, high quality finishing and great custom framing service in Montreal.
So... what is in a frame? Once in a framing shop, how can you choose when there are literally thousands of samples to look at? Well, you must trust your framer! There are really only 5 or maybe 7 frames that can make your art pop!