picture framers

Why experts who frame paintings look at the bigger picture

Think of reproductions of Old Master paintings in art books. Each is a hard-cropped rectangle of rich, dark colours adrift on a void of white paper. Yet the drama of great paintings did not end at the edge of the canvas. Their proper display required a …

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Wise Business Plans Now Helping Picture Framers Gain a New Perspective with …

Trends in the framing industry are changing, and there are countless options when setting out to get a special photo or art project framed. Planning industry leader Wise Business Plans is happy to announce it is now working with framing companies to …

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10 haunting empty spaces in Bristol

… manner of human drama has now been transformed into an arty hub housing some of Bristol's most creative spirits. On a recent tour of what is now called The Island I met dressmakers, picture framers and circus performers. The cells, however, remain …

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Confessions of a picture framer and musician

Bill Blakey has been in the picture framing business for 16 years, firstly in Oamaru's North End and now, after a break, at the reopened Gallery Picture Framers in Tees St. A founding member (and now secretary) of the Penguin Entertainers Club, he has …

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Lancaster shops are "open for business"

“Pretty much everyone around us has been open, the picture framers, travel agents and Juicafe on Market St near us has been open despite suffering a leak in the roof. “I'm a great advocate of getting things done and I'm really proud of Lancaster for …

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Hobby Lobby to open in Sedalia in mid-February

“We always hope to hire anywhere from 30 to 50 local employees in various positions: cashiers, stockers, custom picture framers, office manager, floral designer, 'department heads' for the different areas of our store (floral, fabric, needlework, art …

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I love to live in a Paris that's for the people

So I live in a marvellous and ordinary little street off Rue Faidherbe, with bakers, cafes, restaurants, chemists, post offices, laundrettes, designers, noodle bars, plumbers, locksmiths, sculptors, picture framers – and I can see lots of social …

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New Norman Cornish exhibition to open in Newcastle with some very early paintings

The exhibition is in the gallery of Gallagher &Turner, the specialist picture framers which is to be found at the St Thomas Street Workshops, off St Thomas Street, Newcastle. It has been curated by Mara-Helen Wood who struck up a relationship with …

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Top 15 consolidated shows: 5 – 11 October 2015

After last Wednesday's night of whopping finales, you could forgive BBC1 if it despatched someone to a picture framers, armed with a photo copy of the evening's ratings. For ITV, it was a night to forget, unlike Thursday, when its latest crime drama …

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How to fix chipping cabinet doors

Professional picture framers have traded tips online about problems similar to yours, with some framers switching to felt pads as a result. 3M, which makes Bumpon polyurethane bumpers, acknowledged getting complaints. It's possible that pads made by …

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