Matting, Framing, and Hanging Your Photographs

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Describes the creative considerations and the process behind matting and framing, and shows how to plan and hang a photo display, whether in a gallery or in your home.Matting and framing is relatively simple, and doing it yourself costs less and is more rewarding than using a framing service. In this course, photographer and professional framer Konrad Eek describes the tools, techniques, and creative decisions involved in matting, framing, and hanging photographs. The course begins with an overview of framing concepts, terms, and tools and then shows how to choose and work with the various components of a framed print: matboard, frame, glazing, wire hangers, and more. The course also examine…

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Describes the creative considerations and the process behind matting and framing, and shows how to plan and hang a photo display, whether in a gallery or in your home.Matting and framing is relatively simple, and doing it yourself costs less and is more rewarding than using a framing service. In this course, photographer and professional framer Konrad Eek describes the tools, techniques, and creative decisions involved in matting, framing, and hanging photographs. The course begins with an overview of framing concepts, terms, and tools and then shows how to choose and work with the various components of a framed print: matboard, frame, glazing, wire hangers, and more. The course also examines the issues and creative options behind hanging an exhibit, whether in a gallery or in a home. Topics include: Conversing with a framer Selecting a mat and a frame Deciding on window size Using a handheld or production mat cutter Mounting art Cutting glass Assembling frames Hanging photographs in groups Hanging photographs on different surfaces

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