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Framing Of Oil On Canvas Paintings

Typically, I use “float frames”, which means that there is a small gap between the edge of the canvas and the painting. I like this type of frame as I feel that it gives the painting a space to breathe within the frame. I also use a simple style of frame, typically painted in a “bleached wood” colour – I feel this style and colour complements my work and enhances my paintings without overpowering them.

I paint the edges of the canvas in white to give a clean, crisp finish. The grain of the frame shows through the “bleached wood” paint colour a little – I like this natural finish and again feel that it suits my work. 

Framed canvases come corded and ready to hang. They are named and signed on the back (they are also signed underneath the backing board on the back of the artwork itself).

The exact width and depth of frames may vary depending upon the size of canvas, and the depth of canvas (standard canvases are approximately 1-2cm deep, but deep edge canvases can be 3-4cm deep). Colours may occasionally vary slightly - I work with my framer to choose the best frame for each individual piece.

Framing is of course a highly personal thing – and you may prefer to choose your own frame. If you wish to do this, please message me and I can get frames removed and ship unframed paintings to you ready for you to take to your local framer.

If you would like to get any more details about framing for individual paintings, please do contact me and I can provide more information and help as needed.

Oil On Paper Paintings

These are professionally mounted and wrapped by my local framer, in a warm white mount. These are shipped unframed. I recommend works on paper are framed under glass, ideally glass with a UV filter. Due to the possibility of glass breaking in transit, I prefer to send these pieces unframed. Images of these pieces in frames are provided to show you how these may look – you can of course choose any frame you like for these when you receive them. These pieces are signed on the back of the artwork (underneath the mount).