The Art of Framing Art - Full day workshop with Heather Cline
March 2rd 2019 - 9:30 AM – 4 PM
Signal Hill Arts Centre Weyburn
424-10th Ave SE, Weyburn, Saskatchewan
The Art of Framing Art I & II - Full Day Session
The morning session includes a brief historical tour of general framing style and methods, with a spotlight on some contemporary framing strategies. We will then get down to some practical considerations, including: framing aesthetics, archival concerns, weighing economy and expertise, and finally some simple how-to.This session also includes the demonstration of a simple method for matting small-scale artworks on paper and how to properly hinge mount a work.
The afternoon session features approaches to framing works on panel and canvas. Including: an overview of painting on panels & information on various approaches to painting on canvas.This session also includes the demonstration of how to properly prepare a wood panel and a simple shadow box method for framing small-scale works on paper and panel.
Participates will receive a detailed guide with information on additional resources.
Participants are encouraged to ask questions regarding their own framing dilemmas.
This full day workshop will include a 45 min lunch break, so bring a bagged lunch.