This cool silver frame gets an antiqued look with its subtle striations. A generous 1 1/2" rabbet makes this frame ideal for stretched canvas. We will automatically add a 1/4” gap so your framed canvas appears to be ‘floating’ in the frame. Not compatible with works on paper.
For a very minimal yet high-value look, float frames are a beautiful way to display works on stretched canvas. This type of frame gently outlines the canvas without actually touching the art, giving the perception that the piece is “floating” within the frame. A favorite of museum professionals as well as artists who regularly work on canvas, float frames are both economical and classically stylish. When it comes to putting together a custom canvas float frame, there are some important assembly tips you need to know.
Custom framing for a stretched canvas is the crowning touch, and choosing just the right frame to elevate your piece comes down to making some choices regarding personal preference. There is a wide variety of options for framing a stretched canvas, so we’re here to help simplify the process for you.
The process of choosing the right frame for your canvas is an essential one, as the ideal frame serves to accentuate your art and the environment in which it will reside. It’s the finishing touch that elevates the value and overall aesthetic of your piece. But canvases come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, so selecting the frame that best suits your specific piece can be a daunting effort. Rest assured, we’re here to simplify it for you.
Oil painting as a medium is steeped in rich history and universally appreciated. It has served as the most common technique for artistic painting on wood panel or canvas for centuries—beginning in Europe and spreading around the world. Although the process of creation is often a slower one, given the time needed for individual colors or layers to dry, oil painting offers the distinct advantages of flexibility, richness of color and overall density. Today, oil paintings remain as relevant and popular as ever.