Exceptions and special cases
Canvas & needleart
Glass and Glazing
There are a variety of choices. We can show you samples of each and help you to decide which will work best with your project
At Materpiece Framing we mount according to the artwork in ways that are appropriate and best for the art.
Works of fine art on Paper
All methods of attaching the fine artwork to the backing board (mounting) must be reversible without harming the artwork. The attachment should also be less strong than the paper of the artwork -- this allows the attachment to give before the paper of the artwork tears or is damaged. Archival corner pockets may by used on many types of artwork, others will need linen hinges, or mulberry paper hinges and wheat starch glues.
Special mounting issues.
The Educated Client
What do you want your framed piece to look and feel like when you get it home?
The educated client is one who has explored the world of custom picture framing and
After all you frame that expensive fine art to highlight your local framer, right? — OR is it to highlight your good taste in art!
Enhancing your art
Sally Dallas, Artisan Framer