The skills you need to frame your own pictures as a hobby or even a paying one!
If your interest is borne simply out of a hobby, or you’d like to earn from it, our one-day introductory course is for you. Our friendly and professional team will guide you through the skills you need to make and frame your very own pictures or artwork. You will learn what tools and equipment are needed and how to use them safely and effectively.
Introduction to picture framing
Health & safety in the workshop
Learning to measure accurately
Tools and equipment (provided)
Skills in mount cutting - types of mount board, single and double mounts, mount cutters
Fitting work correctly, dry and wet mounting, different materials used
Types of frame moulding (frame sections)
Cutting the moulding
Joining the moulding
Cutting glass and backing boards
Assembling and finishing
Suppliers of mouldings and equipment
Q & A session
What is included on the day:
Morning refreshments and buffet lunch
Maximum of 4 students per instructor
Opportunity to see how a professional commercial workshop operates
All materials required on the day
Bring along a piece of artwork/photo approximately A4 size to frame yourself
Impartial advice on where to purchase materials, what suppliers to use and what equipment is best
Certificate of completion
Six months FREE advice and support on any framing aspect by phone or email
Days introduction course £130.00 inclusive of vat
Deposit required when booking £65.00 inc vat.
GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE Call our team for information on Gift Vouchers.