Category Archives: Frame Talk

Frame Talk #4: Traditional Water Gilding 23k Gold Leaf

In this edition of Frame Talk I’d like to give a short explanation of the traditional water gilding process vs. oil gilding.  There is absolutely no comparison to the final results of these two processes.  Very difficult to photograph but … Continue reading

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Frame Talk #3: Ebonizing Basswood

Earlier this year I did a blog post on ebonizing Red Oak for a picture frame.  It brought a lot of responses and comments and while I was doing the process I also tried the solution on a piece of … Continue reading

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Frame Talk #2: Sherri Profile

Establishing myself as a local “boutique” frame maker means I need to let Phoenix artists know and understand what I can do for them and their art.  Of course I have some prejudice but I look at the frame and … Continue reading

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Frame Talk #1

Picture Frames: The Why’s and Wherefore’s As a custom framer, whenever I go to an art show, museum, or gallery my eye tends to go first to the frame and then to the painting.  This section of my blog will … Continue reading

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