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Expert Articles on Framing and Printing Your Artwork

At American Frame we have a passion for framing and also for teaching what we know. We’ve been doing this since 1973, and in that time we’ve gained a lot of expertise and we’d like to share. Here you will find links to articles we’ve posted that address important questions about framing and printing your art.

To keep framing information close to your fingertips, check out our DIY Guide to Framing Fundamentals. If you have questions relating to a particular project and need ‘one on one’ expert assistance, Ask Mike. Printing questions can always be directed to our in-house experts at

Additional tutorials can be found in How-To.

Read, learn, share and enjoy!

Do-It-Yourself Picture Framing:

Framing Art Yourself- Pros and cons of DIY framing

Framing Prices- What's fair in custom picture framing

How to Frame a Picture- Step by step guide

Pictures and Frames- 10 Tips to select the perfect frame

Framing Photography & Digital Images- Advice from the Experts


Art and Photo Printing for the Professional:

Print to Canvas

Printing on Plexiglas and Aluminum

Giclee Printing Delivers High Quality & Flexibility for Digital Art and Photography

5 Steps to Fine Art Printing from Your Digital Photographs

Monitor Calibration- An In Depth Review of Monitor Calibration Software

Soft Proofing Your Image Before You Print

Printing Profile Installation Instructions


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