Mr Spock by Mr Brainwash

This print of Mr Brainwash’s treatment of Mr Spock has been framed to full conservation standards.  The artwork has been held in place with archival polyester strips so that no tapes or adhesives come into contact with the print.  Conservation level boards have been used both to mount the artwork and for backing boards behind […]

By |August 13th, 2011|Framing projects|Comments Off

Laminating art – protection and safety

There are occasions when some artwork does not need to be treated to conservation standards; examples might be a young child’s drawing or painting or a poster bought when visiting an attraction.

Here are a number of posters, some from Longleat during a family day out.  As they are to hang in the bedroom of 2 toddlers […]

By |July 31st, 2011|Framing projects|Comments Off

Original Clifford Fishwick gouache – new mount and frame

Recently a customer brought in a high value signed original Clifford Fishwick gouache that was badly in need of reframing.  The original mount had discoloured on the bevels and (allegedly) the artist himself had taped his artwork to the back of the mount.

       

The right hand picture shows a large amount of staining and the residue […]

By |July 13th, 2011|Framing projects|Comments Off

London Marathon – a close up

This is a close up photo of a London Marathon set we completed for one of our energetic customers.  As you can see the double mount has been cut to follow the shape of both the medal and ribbon.

This is the whole frame showing finishing photo and certificate along with the medal.

By |June 27th, 2011|Framing projects|Comments Off

WW2 Medals

Here is a set of WW2 medals along with 3 photos of the old soldier sadly no longer with us.  The family will now be able to treasure these reminders of their loved one for many a year.

Whilst we got on with the design and build of the frame we ordered some replacement ribbons to refresh […]

By |June 24th, 2011|Framing projects, Wizard CMC Stuff|Comments Off

Wizard CMC

Whilst we sort out taking a video of our Wizard computerised mountcutter in action here are a few examples of what the machine is capable of.

Here a little boy’s name has been cut out in 3inch high letters, some informal photos inserted behind the mount and then the whole package has been put into a […]

By |June 20th, 2011|Wizard CMC Stuff|Comments Off

Worcester Warriors Rugby shirt in a deep frame

We hope the following few pictures and words explain how we manage to fit a shirt into a frame.

Here is a Worcester Warriors rugby shirt folded, shaped and sewn onto a board (this means it can be removed in the future and still be “as new”).

Using our computerised mountcutter we designed a double mount to follow […]

By |June 16th, 2011|Framing projects, Wizard CMC Stuff|2 Comments

Wedding invitation in a frame

Following the wedding of their son the customers wanted a small keepsake of the day and decided they would like to frame their invitations.  The invitation was actually in five parts; an outer envelope and a number of separate smaller individual cards.  After agreeing a layout and colour scheme to compliment those of the invitation […]

By |June 14th, 2011|Framing projects, Wizard CMC Stuff|Comments Off

Dickie Johnson 2000th winning ride breeches

We were given a pair of Dickie Johnsons riding breeches from 2009 when he completed his 2000th win in December that year to frame for St Richard’s Hospice.  The framed breeches were handed back to St Richard’s Hospice in time for their charity auction during Ladies Day at Worcester Racecourse on saturday 4 June 2011. The […]

By |June 9th, 2011|Framing projects, Wizard CMC Stuff|Comments Off

Iron Maiden Prague Concert T shirt and tickets

This collection was framed for the customer’s wife’s birthday, they both attended an Iron Maiden concert in Prague a few years ago and wanted a permanent reminder of the event.  The brief was to show the concert tour dates listed on the back of the shirt, a photograph of the shirt front and, if possible, […]

By |June 8th, 2011|Framing projects|Comments Off