Which glazing is right for your artwork?

What difference does it make which glass you use? A question frequently asked, but if you consider there are about 54 glazing options, then that suggests there must be some significant and subtle differences. Glazing technology in the picture framing industry has massively improved over recent years and it can seem like a minefield. Certainly [...]

By |2022-03-16T21:52:33+00:00March 16th, 2022|Help & Advice|2 Comments

“Connexions” by Axiom 2-5 April 2021

“Connecting in a time of disconnect”. Seven artist/designer/makers including myself came together during Covid 19 to mount an exhibition. Initially, due to the lockdown we were using this time as an opportunity to practise curating and photographing work. The experience gave me the perfect opportunity to practise video and to learn how to edit [...]

By |2022-01-26T10:02:21+00:00January 26th, 2022|News|0 Comments

ART360 Interview with Lesley Samms

Lesley Samms interviewed me in Autumn 2020 asking about my earliest memories, my journey and how I came to be a picture framer. Having experienced the isolation of the first Covid 19 lockdown, I joined PURE Arts Group. A well-established, professionally run organisation founded by marketing expert Lesley Samms. It’s no coincidence that Lesley [...]

By |2022-01-24T13:33:27+00:00January 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Bespoke Versus Ready-made Picture Frames

Generally there are two options when considering framing a piece of work, bespoke or ready-made. The main difference between the two is that bespoke picture frames are designed and hand-made specifically to present your work at its best; ready-made frames are mass produced to standard sizes and of poorer quality materials. The decision of one [...]

By |2022-01-20T15:42:59+00:00January 20th, 2022|Help & Advice|0 Comments

“Exposed” a Unique Art Exhibition

It’s been an amazing experience, actually being a part of an art exhibition in my own right. Not only represented in the artist’s work that I’ve framed, but actually representing myself, my business and my skills. It started way back during the first Covid lockdown in 2020. A group of us who already knew each [...]

By |2022-01-19T23:19:53+00:00October 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments