$60 for 2 sessions

Deadline for registration is 7 PM on the day before the first class. Any registrations received after 7 PM the night before the first class of the session will receive the pre-recorded video of the first class (or classes missed if session already began). Be sure to include your email address.

For artists who want to develop cost effective framing skills for their art.

Session One: Introduction
Some things to consider about aesthetics
Setting up a workspace
Kinds of matting board: regular, matboard, alphboard, rag museum board
Tools- mat cutters/ Logan Adapt a Rule-Logan cutters on the market
How to make your own cutter
How to cut a single mat and how to cut a double mat
Affixing works on paper to your mat (demonstration)
Materials, tools and suppliers – Q and A

Session Two: Frames
Ready made and making your own
Cutting tools, vises, joinery techniques (brads, v-nails, plugs)
How to cut glass
Cleaning glass
Backing materials
Fitting your artwork: works on paper and paintings on canvas (demonstration)
Types of hardware for hanging your artwork
Materials, tools, suppliers – Q and A

Skill Level: Beginner

Mondays: May 10, 24. 5-6 PM