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A comprehensive reference for any framer. Enormous number of illustrations and photographs, this easy to read book is a handbook for owners and staff. Lots of good basic stuff about equipment, techniques, workshop layout and framing order handling. All explained in simple language. Includes sections on mountcutting, fabric stretching and conservation matters. By Vivian Kistler CPF, GCF. 96 pages, soft cover.
By Vivian Kistler CPF, GCF. The professional framers guide to mat cutting & decorating techniques. Step-by-step directions show you how to create more than 50 different types of mounts (mats in USA). Covers wash lines, multiples, V-grooves, faux finishes, fabric wrapped, decorating with paint and marbled papers. Profusely illustrated with drawings and photos. 96 pages, soft cover.
Prepared by the Framers Committee of the FATG.It is essential reading for any framer planning to take the Guild Commended Framer exam.It sets out in great detail the essentials of quality mounting and framing. In particular it covers conservation framing techniques.It is a useful reference guide for both experienced framers and those new to the trade.GCF Study Guide only available at FATG members rate direct from FATG.Book your GCF exam direct with the FATG in London, 020 7381 6616.
An illustrated guide to building frames for objects, using common materials. Also has some very clever ideas for framing awkward things like stamps and banknotes. 32pp.
A comprehensive guide to conserving and displaying fabric art. A wide range of techniques, materials and equipment are described and illustrated. 80 pages, mono.
Features on starch hinges, operation of roller laminators, and handling digital prints. Explains time, temperature, pressure and moisture for all mounting methods; adhesives and substrates; basic techniques; wet, spray, pressure-sensitive and dry mounting; cold mounting and laminating.Cold Mounting chapter includes roller machines and an extensive discussion of digital imaging including everything from fine art giclée to photos and canvases.Learn the basics then apply them. Includes bullet point step-by-step guidance. Soft cover, 192pp. By Chris Paschke, CPF, GCF. 3rd Edition.
A refreshing new book on the art of water gilding from the USA. By Marty Horowitz and Lou Tilmont, both highly experienced gilders in the USA. A slightly different approach compared with traditional European methods. Well written and fully illustrated - much in colour. 38pp.
Gainsborough's Complete Manual of Oil Painting Restoration is a comprehensive "how to" text explaining the use of Gainsborough's products in the restoration of oil paintings.The manual includes procedures for cleaning, varnish and linoxyn removal, conditioning, canvas patching and lining, consolidating loose paint, facing, filling-in repaired tears, inpainting, and varnishing oil paintings.There are also chapters on the use of ultraviolet light for inspection of paintings, cleaning of graphics and watercolours, building a thymol cabinet, frame glazing, technical tips and more. The Manual provides metric equivalents for most measurements. Illustrations throughout show techniques and procedures to be used as well as "before" and "after" views of paintings.Important - the information given in this text is not enough to qualify the reader as a professional restorer.We don't agree with everything it says but it is an excellent guide.William Goodenough. 113pp. (USA)#B-5000
Well researched and written, it covers many aspects of conservation framing.An essential read for any framer wanting to upgrade his framing and talk knowledgeably to their customers.Lots of colour photos and with case studies. Probably the new bible on the subject. 128pp. Published by the FATG.
Well researched and written, it covers many aspects of conservation framing.An essential read for any framer wanting to upgrade his framing and talk knowledgeably to their customers.52pp. Published by the FATG.
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