Showroom open
MON - THURS 8.30 - 5.30
FRIDAY 8.30 - 5.00
SAT/SUN CLOSED

Tel: 0115 979 4604

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INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION INTO PICTURE FRAMING

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.

Topics covered:

  • 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
  • Gift pack
  • 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.

TIMES

9.00 – 12.30
30 minutes Lunch
1.00 - 4.30pm

DATES AVAILABLE

All Dates below are Saturdays only

  • JUNE 17TH
  • JULY 1ST , 8TH , 29TH
  • AUGUST 12TH , 26TH
  • SEPTEMBER 9TH

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