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How to Frame Paintings

Information on how to frame your paintings, and whether you should do it yourself or leave it to a professional framer.

How to Hang a Painting with Wire and D-Rings
A step-by-step demo showing how to attach d-rings and wire to a painting so it's easy to hang.

What to Expect from a Professional Framer
It's not cheap having a painting framed professionally, but it's a worthwhile investment as a good frame can significantly enhance a painting. But what differentiates a good framer from a mediocre one?

Should You Make Your Painting Frames?
Should you make your own frames for your paintings? Will galleries accept paintings with DIY frames? Will you appear to be a cheapskate? Here are some thoughts.

Opinions from Professional Framers on Painting Frames
Should you frame your own paintings, or should you get a professional to do it for you, regardless of the cost? Here are some thoughts.

How to Attach a Frame to a Canvas
A painting tip on how to attach a frame to a canvas, quickly and cheaply.

Framing Paintings FAQ: How do I Frame a Painting Done on Canvas?
Find out how to frame a finished work done on stretched canvas, whether you need to remove the canvas from the stretchers or not.

Framing Paintings FAQ: How do I Frame a Stapled Canvas?
Find out if you need to do anything special to frame a stapled canvas.

Painting FAQ: What's a Gallery-Wrap Canvas?
Find out what is meant by a gallery-wrap canvas.

How to Make Your Own Strip Frames
A tip on how to make your own strip frames for your paintings.

Framing Tip: Paint a Frame on a Canvas
A tip on how to paint a frame on a canvas.

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