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DIY Framing Workshop @ The Darkroom

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Next workshop: Saturday August 28th.
Workshop hours:
10am-5pm with a one-hour lunch break around 12:30.

This 6-hour workshop teaches visual artists essential framing techniques appropriate for the archival presentation of art on paper and on canvas.

The workshop is designed for photographers and painters with no prior framing experience who wish to acquire the framing skills necessary to create professional quality frames at The Darkroom’s DIY Framing Studio.

Topics covered include:

  • Design options for the presentation of art on paper
  • Design options for the presentation of art on canvas
  • Conservation framing techniques, materials & tools
  • Matting, museum-mounting, dry-mounting, fitting and much more

Enrollment: 6 participants. No experience necessary.

IMPORTANT: Participants should bring three prints no larger than 11″x14″ to the workshop, and email exact image and trim dimensions for each (ie: image AND paper size) at the time they sign up.

The Darkroom is conveniently located just a block away from the New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery at: 1927 Sophie Wright Place, New Orleans, LA 70130