Picture Frame Blog

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Pastel. Charcoal. 
Both media are used to create wonderfully expressive, beautiful works of art. 
But matting and framing those works can be challenging.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
In many great frames, acrylic is the window to the artwork.
 
The key is to protect your acrylic as best as possible.
 
At American Frame, we offer a complete line of picture framing supplies, including the best photo frames and art frames available today.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
As an artist, it’s always great when you make a sale. Unfortunately, it means your work needs to be packaged right and shipped promptly and safely. Maybe this is the part of your craft you’re not good at or you don’t really enjoy.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Certainly, custom picture mats look great. They flatter and complement artwork, change the scale of a piece for the better, and, when more than one mat board is used, add visual depth.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Also called foam core or backing board, mounting board is a strong, stiff board consisting of a lightweight foam within outside layers of paper. It supports artwork within a frame, and provides a smooth surface onto which the art can be mounted.