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Matting and Framing On-line Course

SKU: ms233


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Matting and Framing teaches the materials and techniques of conservation-quality framing. For display, matting and framing provides both protective and aesthetic contributions to art on paper. Students will learn about different types of enclosures, different mat styles and cutting methods, the pros and cons of different backing boards and glazing, and different methods of attaching items to a mat, some of which do not involve adhering hinges to art on paper. Lectures, illustrations, product resources, and additional informational references will be provided.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction Principals of Matting and Framing

2. Aesthetic and Protective Nature of Framing Materials and Techniques (boards, glazing, hinging)

3. Mat Styles and Mat Cutting

4. Unique Objects and issues (Specialty Supports, Safety)

5. Security Hardware

6. Conclusion

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