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Re: framing


From: Judie (judiej50_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jul 28 2003 - 07:47:09 PDT

If you check at an art supply store like Sam Flax, Binders, Pearls, etc.
where they sell frames and canvasses, you should be able to find the metal
clips that are used to attach a canvas to a frame.


>Hi, Melissa. Have not done it since college, but we used to apply what
>they called lattice stripping around the outside with very thin nails.
> Sorry that my memory is so vague. Stained it afterward. A modern
>look, but fine for exhibitions. J.
> wrote:
>>Just a stupid framing question. In college I learned about matting and
>>framing but not about framing a stretched canvas. How do I attach a
>>stretched canvas into a frame? Can I use a metal frame or should it be wood
>>where I just nail it in? I feel very stupid.
>>Melissa Chaney
>>Ray-pec High School
>>Raymore Peculiar Schools, MO