Weekend Features: Framed Art Phenomena 25

Framed Art Phenomena

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. -John F. Kennedy

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"A Perfect Vacuum" by Jeremy Geddes. Pic provided by Corey V.


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“After Corey V. sent me these pics of his Geddes APV frame up, it instantly became one of my favorites for this image. I really like the understated classy design on the frame with copper highlights making it a perfect compliment to the colors of this piece. Framed by Allison Condra at The Frame Up, Goleta, CA.”

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"Cosmonaut IV" by Jeremy Geddes. Pic provided by Corey V.


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“Cosmonaut IV is a frame up of the album cover for the Skylar Gray album, An Inch Equals 200 Miles. Geddes on the cheap! Very cool.”

 

 

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"Eddie Vedder, NYC 2011" by Jermaine Rogers/Frank Kozik. Pic provided by Erin A.

“The teal frame really brings out the blue in the sky and on the shirts of the animals. The venue, the Beacon Theater, is right across the street from the world renowned Museum of Natural History, which is why I think there is a Panda and a Rabbit reading a Field Guide about Apes. Super cute! -Erin A.”

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"Earth Day Trees" by Ian Millard. Pic provided by Matt A.

“Diptych pieces are always fun to frame up and this piece by Millard is done well. No mat is used for image continuity, however spacers are used in these cases so the piece does not come in direct contact with the glass. The wood silver color of the frame works well with the metallics of this image and its cool that you can still see the wood grain of the frame.”

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"Radiohead, Broomfield CO 2012" by Stanley Donwood. Pic provided by Furthur Frames

“The frame up here done by Furthur Frames in Denver, CO straight up electrifies the image. Such a clean job, however look closely, there are 4 mats here!”

 

 

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"Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" by Aaron Horkey. Pic provided by "juanbobo808" from expressobeans.com

“This stunning frame up of Horkey’s masterpiece motivates me to seek out this print in the secondary market just so I can copy this and put it on my walls too 🙂 Horkey’s signature web-like and flowing linework is mirrored in the pattern of this frame. Excellente!”

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"Whispered Truths and a Long-Awaited Ascension" by Melissa Forman. Pic provided by Allan K.

“This beautiful Forman OG painting gets the museum treatment. So nice. How Allan K. came upon this piece is pretty cool: “I had the print edition, but an AC repairmen dumped his equipment on it, ripping it down the middle –(note to self: don’t leave prize prints out in the open. ever.) On a whim, I contacted Roq La Rue, who mentioned that it just so happened the OG was just available (previous owners wife didn’t like it!!). Dude, that’s fate. -Allan K.”

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Framed Art Phenomena 24

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. -Francis Bacon

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"White Rabbit" by Craww. Pic provided by "inkedup" from expressobeans.com

“These two Craww frames-up by Furthur Frames in Denver, CO are excellent examples in which the appropriate mat and frame colors really bring out the colors in the image. Love it.”

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"Patience" by Craww. Pic provided by "inkedup" from expressobeans.com

 

 

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"The Jane Doe Project" by Jacob Bannon. Pic provided by "xangelx" from expressobeans.com

“Interesting approach to framing up a wood piece. This Bannon is mounted on a linen backing with no glass. Beautiful piece.”

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"Only Death is Real" by Aaron Horkey. Pic provided by "biscocrack420" from expressobeans.com

“This is a pretty amazing frame-up of an absolutely amazing Horkey piece. The texture of the frame mirrors the intricately detailed wrinkles of the Rhinoceros.”

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"Mogwai, New Mexico 2011" by Drew Millward. Pic provided by Karen W.

“For the custom framing of this piece we used all archival materials including a soft-white matting and a touch of golden yellow to accent the yellows in the artwork, along with a classy black frame with curves and line details to enhance the “star of the show” and create contrast against the blue of the poster. -Karen W. Framed by Karen’s Detail Custom Frames in Santa Ana, CA.”

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"A Perfect Vacuum" by Jeremy Geddes. Pic provided by Furthur Frames

“Yep, this is pretty much my favorite APV frame-up now. Framed by Furthur Frames in Denver, CO. It’s ‘Perfect'”

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“I thought I’d end this weeks ‘Framed Art Phenomena’ on an interesting note. These are digitally manipulated series of frames by Taylor Holland titled ‘Fra[me’s]‘. It first came about when he visited the Louvre museum and found himself more engaged with the decorative and ornate frames rather than the art masterpieces that it surrounded. He is Currently partnering with Saintill Lijsten (Haarlem, NL) to realize a physical prototype of this project by taking antique frames and filling them with hand-crafted molds. “

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Framed Art Phenomena

If I could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint. -Edward Hopper

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"There" by Ashley Wood. Pic provided by Mike L. (Framed by Furthur Frames)

“This rustic piece by Ashley Wood is complemented nicely by a worn frame look. It’s almost as if the metal frame were made up of pulled parts from that dilapidated robot. Framed by Furthur Frames, Denver CO.”

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"St. Giles" by Jose Parla. Pic provided by "spatia" from expressobeans.com

“Framed in Italian Filigree, Pearl Filet and 8 Ply Mat with Conservation Glass. Probably my favorite Parla piece. Love how the design of the frame mirrors those classic Parla lines.”

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"Delicious" by Lora Zombie. Pic provided by Chris O.

“This arrived already framed to Chris O. from Eyes On Walls. Sometimes it’s just much easier to purchase artwork pre-framed and not have to worry about framing. In this case. EOW did a good job framing it in a classy, neutral way.”

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"The Debutante" by Mark Ryden. Pic provided by Forrest L.

“This excellent Ryden piece is framed with the perfect complementary shade suede mat and museum glass. A glowing centerpiece of any collection.”

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"Day & Night" art print by Emek. Pic provided by "xander" from expressobeans.com

“Earth-toned mat and frame match the theme of this Emek piece. Also notice how the frame design looks like tree roots; an extension of this Emek classic.”

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"we were fortunate..." by Daniel Danger. Pic provided by "chaser306" from expressobeans.com

“Triptychs hung side-by-side often work best with a simple frame-up; allowing you to view the 3 pieces as one whole piece. In this case, a solid dark frame around each of these Danger pieces work so well as your eyes are immediately drawn to the images as you move from one to the next.”

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Framed Art Phenomena

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. -Mark Twain

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"Gather Around" by Greg 'Craola' Simkins.

“This fine looking print was part of Simkins exhibition ‘Cloud Theory‘ that opened last week at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. Clean off-white mat and the flowing cut patterns of the frame go well with this instant classic Simkins piece.”

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"Wrath of Khan" by Tyler Stout. Pic provided by Mark Z.

“I found a wood frame molding with “Enterprise red” on the inside track and it was simple from that point on. I didn’t want to distract too much from Tyler Stout’s really great poster, so I went with the main matting black along with a thin red mat to both separate the black mat from the black in the poster and to give the framing a bit more presence. As an aside, this poster has been a huge hit in my office. People have been coming by to check it out. Most of my office mates found the WOK movie the best in the series, and they all thought the artist [Stout] did a fantastic job. -Mark Z.”

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"Jack n Jill" by Banksy. Pic provided by Kenny.


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“The color of the wall that you plan on hanging your framed art should always be a factor in frame/mat choice. In these Banksy frame ups provided by Kenny, everything is white all around to match his white walls. Very clean and classic looking. Excellent presentation here.”

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"Soup Can" by Banksy. Pic provided by Kenny.


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"Witching Hour" by John Brophy. Pic provided by Seth S.


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“Here are a pair of really nice frame ups that Seth S. sent to me. It’s cool to see oval mats cut so well and the frame in this canvas print Wiesenfeld piece looks like it was taken from the tree in the image.”

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Untitled by Aron Wiesenfeld. Pic provided by Seth S.


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"Blue Night" by Tim Lee. Pic provided by Jeff Magner of MagnerVision


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“Jeff Magner of MagnerVision, magnervision.com provided these excellent frame ups. Really thinking “Out-of-the-box” work here. Love it!”

I am glad for the opportunity to frame numerous art pieces by Tim Lee. Tim’s current subject matter usually encompasses a musical motif with a cast of creepy characters. I have framed 4 of the popular limited edition print; “Blue Night”. Each frame is different. -Jeff Magner

Old Growth Pine with a cyan tinted danish oil finish – salvaged
Stainless Steel Mat. Re-purposed doctor blade.
Guitar Tuning Pegs and Gears – salvaged

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"Obama Wins". Pic provided by Jeff Magner of MagnerVision


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This is the actual flexographic printing plate that printed the Raleigh News & Observers election coverage for this historic event in 2008.
All materials are salvaged and come from Raleigh’s newspaper pressroom. -Jeff Magner

Old Growth Pine which was used as shelving for copy storage.
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Stainless Steel Mat. Re-purposed doctor blade.
Vintage Hot Type Border from letterpress days – circa 1950’s

 

 

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"In Your Face #1" by Marion Bolognesi. Pic provided by Brampton Picture Framing, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK

“And finally to close out this weeks Framed Art Phenomena is excellent work done by the people over at Brampton Picture Framing in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK. Cleanly floated white frame for this piece ready for gallery display. I wouldn’t have it any other way. :)”

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Framed Art Phenomena

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. -Michelangelo

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"Battle for the Planet of the Apes" by Florian Bertmer. Pic provided by Mark Z.

“Florian Bertmer based his poster on an old woodblock print of “Cain Slaying Able” by Dürer.

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“Interestingly, at least in my nerdish opinion, Kubrick used the same imagery in 2001 a Space Odyssey in the scene in which the “intelligent” weapon-wielding man-ape is beating his enemy ape with a jaw bone. All that aside, I went with the obvious and used a bamboo style frame and earth-tone mats to get a primitive, Planet of the Apes look to the print. I wanted also to avoid any bright colors in the matts or frame given Bertmer’s large, bright, almost luminescent red sky. For my tastes, I liked this poster the most out of the collection of Ape posters offered by Mondo.- Mark Z.”

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"Captain America" by Tyler Stout. Pic provided by Mark Z.

“I went simple with a jet black wood frame, blue top mat and a thin red second mat to bring out the colors of the poster and to separate the larger blue from image. I think the red framed the image nicely and separated the blue banner at the top from the blue mat. This was a fantastic poster and framing it was pretty basic. The only trick was to keep it simple to avoid detracting from the image. I am a long time antique movie and magic poster collector, but this poster introduced me to a whole new aspect of poster art and collecting. Great way to start. Oh, and pardon the distortion caused by the wide angle lense. The frame and poster are actually straight. -Mark Z.”

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"The Wish" by Lori Earley. Pic provided by Seth S.

“This piece by Earley instantly makes your eyes pop out due to its 3-D like effect. Those dandelions have so much depth. Here it’s encased and a clean brushed gold frame.”

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"District 9" by Greg Broadmore. Pic provided by Ray G.

“This is a limited print (of 150 total) of the concept art for the mother ship in the movie District 9 (2009).It was drawn by Greg Broadmore, artist for the production studio Weta. Also, it is signed by Peter Jackson, the executive producer of the film and director of films such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, King Kong and the upcoming Hobbit.

“The frame is brown with a golden metallic sheen that I feel gives the piece a mechanized, almost steampunk feel. I decided to go with a large matted border around the print to give the piece some larger scale as the mother ship of the aliens was supposed to give a very imposing feel looming over the city of Johannesburg.”

“I loved the movie, and I cant wait for D-10 (supposed to be in early production stages). Hope you guys like the print! -Ray G.”

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"Enrapture" by Audrey Kawasaki. Pic provided by "opticblast" from expressobeans.com

“This is really nice. The frame is classic Kawasaki style, but what really sets this frame up apart is the mat color choice. I don’t even know what color that is, but it somehow encompasses all the colors in this Kawasaki piece into one color. A perfect compliment.”

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"Tron" by Brad Klausen. Pic provided by Furthur Frames

“Final count: 4 mats, three hand-painted fillets. Who needs 3-D glasses when you have Further Frames? 😉 (Framed by Furthur Frames in Denver, CO.)”

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Weekend Features: Framed Art Phenomena 20 (Special Edition)

Framed Art Phenomena: Furthur Frames, Denver CO

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This weeks edition of Framed Art Phenomena highlights the frame works done by the talented crew over at Furthur Frames in Denver, CO. Corey, Kat, and Amber have taken the basic task of picture framing and elevated it into an art form. Their frame ups function as a joint collaboration with the artist’s piece; highlighting and enhancing the image with amazing synergistic results. We thank Corey for spending some time in sitting down with us in sharing their work and giving us a bit of a ‘behind the scenes’ look at what goes on in the craftwork done over at Furthur Frames. So without furthur ado (pun intended) :):

Furthur Frames



411posters: Tell us about the origins of Furthur Frames and how long have you been open?
Corey at Furthur Frames: I’ve worked as a picture framer in Denver for 13 years, the first 10 primarily working with fine art. I started as a chopper, cutting and joining the actual frames. In my free time I started putting designs together for my own prints which caught the eye of my boss, who decided I should work the front counter with the clients. I really got into doing unique designs that stepped outside of the ordinary approach. Over the next several years, I’d made my way around the shop and immersed myself in every facet of the trade that I could think of. My boss and his wife were very giving and encouraged me a lot. Eventually I felt I needed something more and put together Furthur Frames. After ten years of working with almost exclusively fine art, it’s been fun to apply everything I do to my favorite art form, rock art.




411posters: How many people work in your shop, and what is each person’s specialty?
Corey: We have three people on staff at the shop. Myself, my wife Kat, and our friend Amber. When we started out I was doing everything but the bookkeeping myself. That lasted for about a year and a half before we needed some help keeping the production moving as I was spending more of my time at the design table every day, so we hired Amber. Amber’s parents owned the frame shop I started in so she’s got framing in her blood. It’s also nice that she understands exactly what I’m after when she’s working on one of my designs. She also knows every facet of the job and can jump in anywhere as needed. Aside from being a mom to a very active 15-month old boy, my wife Kat makes sure everything is square with the books and keeps me focused on doing what I do. Without her we wouldn’t have gotten very far as a business.





411posters.com: What do you feel your main goal is when you receive a frame commission from a customer?
Corey: The customer’s satisfaction. We want to give the client the very best product we can for the money they’re wanting to spend.






411posters: What are some of the key factors/criteria you look for when choosing an appropriate design for any given piece?
Corey: Budget is usually the first factor. There’s no question that some of the materials at our disposal can get expensive. I try to keep the design from wandering too far from the desired budgetary expectations. It doesn’t do well to show a client something they love but is beyond reach financially.

On the aesthetic side, I like to think we’re creating an echo of the art. We’re highlighting any number of facets in the art to balance it visually for the client. The style of the print, the imagery, the band it’s for, the artist that created it, color palette, textures, the client’s personal decor, etc. I feel we’ve done our job well if the harmonies of the framing and art are so well balanced that your eye passes right to the subject matter and everything becomes one. There’s also something to be said for giving one’s framing the unique feel that is individual to each client and divining what’s best for them. People frame things for lots of different reasons.






411posters: Do you consider your work to be an art form?
Corey: Absolutely. I think most anything in life can be approached as an art form.




411posters: What’s the best part of your job, and your least favorite?
Corey: We have the pleasure of handling and framing some of the rarest, coolest posters and prints that are out there. As a poster collector myself, it’s a thrill to see such a huge array of prints on a daily basis, from the oldest vintage rarities to prints so fresh you can still smell the ink. You never know what you’re going to see. I don’t really tire of looking at art in general, but posters definitely get me going. I also dig hearing the personal connections people have to their prints. Sometimes the simplest thing has the most profound personal meaning for someone. It’s exciting to channel that kind of energy into a project. I don’t really have anything I dislike about what we do. I enjoy pretty much every part of the process. It’s a great sense of personal satisfaction to see a design come together in a finished product.




411posters: What do you feel are some of your shop’s best works? What pieces did you find challenging?
Corey: Malleus’ Sleep print we did recently is definitely a highlight. Kozik’s Green Lady, Emek’s Phish print and his x-ray Queens Of The Stone Age, Tyler Stout’s Thing poster, Rick Griffin’s flying eyeball, Todd Slater’s Neil Young, Jeff Wood’s Mindbender, Josh Keyes’ Thunder. All of these had some little extra touch for sure. The ticket stub project we did for a Deadhead client of ours was another one of our more complicated pieces, involving over 200 ticket stubs arranged in a multilevel pedestal shadowbox. We do a lot of work for artist Kurt Redeker who’s designs often use LEDs and can get pretty elaborate. Amber would probably note the custom cut quadruple mat on Richard Biffle’s Furthur print as a very challenging project. I thought she was going to kill me for that design, but she did an amazing job on it.









411posters: What are some of your favorite artists that you enjoy framing?
Corey: I personally identify most with the psychedelic stuff. Rick Griffin, VIctor Moscoso, Stanley Mouse, Jeff Wood, Chuck Sperry, Emek, Malleus, Michael Everett, Ken Taylor, Dave Hunter to name a few, but I could be here all day naming my favorite artists. There are a ton of incredibly gifted artists out there and you never know who’s got the next gem coming out.








411posters: Any last thoughts?
Corey: Thanks to everyone who’s been digging on our work over the last couple of years. It’s a real pleasure to do something we love and see so many people get so much from it. Your encouragement has helped us grow on many levels.

Furthur Frames (L-R): Amber, Corey, Gibson, and Kat.

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Framed Art Phenomena

I’m afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning. -Andy Warhol

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"Cluster" by Jeremy Geddes. Pic provided by Kurt F.

“It’s always great seeing newly released prints framed up so quickly. Ahead of the pack, Kurt F. frames up this Geddes piece so nicely. Love that thin dark red trim mat. Take note “Cluster” owners! (Not me :()”

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"Widespread Panic, Chicago IL 2011" by Emek. Pic provided by Nicole P.

“Nicole P. is the framing manager at Hobby Lobby in Florence, SC and these are some of her frame ups. I really like her interpretations of these posters. Regarding the Taylor poster: “This one is special to me because my boyfriend bought it for me before he tried to be my boyfriend….clever fellow 😉 A fancier frame than I would normally choose, but the print dictated the framing. I also wouldn’t normally consider using a brushed gold as the top mat but it went perfectly with the metallics in the print. -Nicole P.”

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"Phish, Columbia MD 2011" by Ken Taylor. Pic provided by Nicole P.


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"Totoro" by Olly Moss. Pic provided by Karl S.

“This Moss frame up is absolute framing perfection. What else needs to be said? It’s PERFECT. Karl on this piece: It was a challenging piece to frame, with some colours that are difficult to complement and not clash all the way around. I went with “Raspberry Fizz” for the inner mat, which really brought the bottom type out and matched the range of pinks & purples. The larger purple outer mat has a subtle cloth texture. The frame itself is a concave matte brushed nickel with a slight yellow tone that works well with similar tones in the print. Overall it’s a pretty contemporary look and I can’t imagine any other options for this print. I’m in love! -Karl S.”

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"Dragonfly" by Michael Everett. Pic provided by Timothy V.

“Black frame, gold bead rabbet, two acid free mats (brown faux leather over black green core), all backed by acid free foam core, and covered with UV glass. Mats were selected to complement the print’s background and highlight the dragonfly’s green body. The gold bead rabbet matches the dragonfly’s eyes. This was a present for my wife. -Timothy V.”

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"Saying Goodbye" by Audrey Kawasaki. Pic provided by David G.

“By now you may have noticed that I repeat some of the same prints from past articles. However, this points out that each frame up of the same piece is intepreted different with equally great results. Proof that the final framing job does add to the art. Regarding this piece: The charcoal black/brown wood and the subtle orange-brown lining the edge matches the colors in the print very well. It’s simple enough not to overload the details but ornate enough to add some flavor to the piece. We tried different mat colors but kept going back to white. -David G.”

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"Kill Bill" by Tyler Stout. Pic provided by "sterlingben" from expressobeans.com

“I consider this frame up to be somewhat ambitious, however it’s times that taking risks is where the payoff really is. A bold yellow frame is at times risky, however in this case it works so well in emphasizing the main character of this movie, The Bride.”

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Framed Art Phenomena

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. -William Faulkner

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"Frankenstein" by Drew Struzan. Pic provided by Pineapple T.

“I chose this because the frame really added to the artwork but needed a mat to not clash with the artwork (compete for attention). I was going to go with a Burgandy under the grey mat however it also competed too much so I went with 2″ basic grey mat with the frame. -Pineapple T.”

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"Gangsta Rat" by Banksy. Pic provided by Claire D.

“I thought that double framing it would give it double impact and the gloss frame is so much crisper than a mount board. Plus the glass sits between the two frames which gives it extra depth. Hope you like it as much as I do! -Claire D (Double framed, wow!)”

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"The Bronx / El Mariachi Bandito" by Rhys Cooper. Pic provided by Jack M.

“Red seems to go well with Rhys Cooper posters and this is one looks great. Rhys is killing it this past year!”

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"Elements of Everyone" by Miss Bugs. Pic provided by Mandy S.

“White on white frame/mat setup is always a sure thing for Miss Bugs art prints. This duo of prints owned by Mandy must look great together hung up against some white walls.”

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"Wonderful Angel of Death" by Miss Bugs. Pic provided by Mandy S.


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"Kissy Kitty" by Casey Weldon. Pic provided by Mark E.

“Got the frame at a thrift store and cut the mats myself. Really wanted to go over the top on this piece, like something you’d see hanging up in a looney Grandmas’s house. -Mark E.”

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"The Stray" by Esao Andrews. Pic provided by "wapalms" from expressobeans.com

“These two similar frame ups by different artists look great. I think that the off-white/cream mat really compliments and adds a soft warmth to these 2 already organic images.”

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"Revel in the Wild Joy" by Andy Kehoe. Pic provided by "wapalms" from expressobeans.com


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Framed Art Phemonena

What I give form to in daylight is only one percent of what I have seen in darkness. -M.C. Escher

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"Violet Rose" by Sylvia Ji. Pic provided by Furthur Frames

“I have still yet to pick my jaw up off the floor after seeing this tremendous frame up. So nice! (Framed by Furthur Frames in Denver, CO.)”

 

 

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"Charlotte" by Audrey Kawasaki. Pic provided by David G.

“For my first custom framed print, I wanted something that truly matched the piece since I’m going to be seeing it for a long, long time. The details on the frame – the color, the texture of the wood, the matting, the illusion of decay – complements Kawasaki’s painting perfectly. Really happy about the result and proud to share it with the world. -David G.”

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"White Veil" by Jason Limon. Pic provided by Bridget H.

“I chose this frame because the piece has swirly designs and I found a frame that mimicked this design. I couldn’t pick just one mat color, so I went with both!- Bridget H.”

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"Mushroom Girl" by Dolk. Pic provided by Christian W.

“This Dolk piece illuminated under warm soft light adds to the mystique of the shadowed Mushroom Girl.”

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"Going Nowhere Fast" by D*face. Pic provided by Mad Dog

“Framed in concave black frame, with Black and Silver double matting. Clean and fast. Nice!”

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"Claire and Her Forest Schnook" by Travis Louie. Pic provided by "student42" from expressobeans.com

“This is awesome. The fuzzy looking mat, and hairy combed look of the frame works so well with this Louie piece.”

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Framed Art Phenomena

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. -Albert Einstein

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whatson eternal reflection

"Eternal Reflection" by Martin Whatson. Pic provided by Allan K.

“Allan K. was one of the lucky few who managed to snag this 8-layer stenciled masterpiece. It is encased in a deep but super-thin zinc frame, to accent the metallic space theme.”

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"The Sisters" by Saturno Butto. Pic provided by Kurt F.

“Subtle gold highlights of this frame complement this Butto piece so well. Excellent work all around.”

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"Consort Study" by Ray Caesar. Pic provided by Conor C.

“Caesar’s work have an other-worldly Victorian feel to them. In this case, a classic ornate gold frame is the perfect match.”

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"Wish You Were Here" by Dan McCarthy. Pic provided by "iambillyg" from expressobeans.com

“Super clean and classy frame up work done here. Really like the simple black on black frame/mat setup. It helps makes the image and trees pop against the white background. I bet it looks great glowing in the dark as well!”

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"Warning Invader" by Invader. Pic provided by Brampton Picture Framing, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK

“Good to see one of these prints surface. I like how the thin black frame matches the outline of the print. Clean work all around. (Framed by Brampton Picture Framing in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK.)”

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"Tokyo Girl" by David Choe. Pic provided by "piratesprayer" from expressobeans.com

“And closing out this weeks article is a piece by David Choe. You know…the person that tagged up Barbara Walters and was informally adopted by Howard Stern all in the same week. Oh yea, he’s also a mega multi-millionare now. :)”

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