To Mat Or Not To Mat Your Picture Frame?

Using matting in your picture frame can lead to many factors when selecting both your frame and the matting itself, or you may choose to not use matting at all. Some art mediums require top matting or a fillet* to keep the glass from touching the art itself and damaging it. This and other times, […]

A Custom Shadow Box Can Deliver The WOW Factor

We recently created this stunning fishing lures and reels custom shadow box display.
Our client was very pleased with the finished custom shadow box display. It is now hanging in a distinguished area of the recipient’s home.

Creating custom shadow box wood frames is a captivating process for both us, and our clients. After our client consultation, […]

Austin Art Restoration Piece

This is a piece that we did art restoration on recently that we wanted to share. The piece is a hand-woven stitched tapestry made here locally in Austin. Notice the intricate beading and buttons! By framing the tapestry, it will conserve it for ages while also being a unique and beautiful art piece.

Framing Consultations

Choosing The Right Picture Frames
With so many framing options, it is sometimes hard to decide what is the best frame for your artwork or pictures.  Should it be a wall frame or a table top frame?  How large should the mat be, or do you even need a mat – what would make the artwork look […]

Austin Artwork Frames

Since our musical city is shutting down for the thousands of tourists coming for South By Southwest, we thought we’d use this time to show off some of our favorite Austin framed artwork!  These were all posters done for Austin City Limits that we have created custom frames for.

      

Pieces that have been framed […]

How To Clean Your Paintings

 

Oil paintings are a sensitive media. They can collect stains and dirt over time and most of us do not know how to clean them.  It is actually easier than you think!  We will walk you through the simple process to bring out the original vibrancy in your oil painting.

 

 

How to clean paintings without any […]

What Is A Giclée?

 

For the past month and through June 1st, 2015, we have been highlighting a local artist, Mike Etie. His work is up at The Frame Corner now! Much of Mike’s work that he creates with pastels, he makes into Giclée prints and can customize these into any size you wish.
So… what IS a Giclée?

Giclée (pronounced “zhee-clay”) is […]

Extended Hours!

The Frame Corner now has extended hours!
Our new hours are:
Sunday & Monday:   10AM – 3PM
Tuesday through Saturday:    10AM – 5PM

Come in and see us!

Mike Etie Prints At The Frame Corner

 

Mike Etie is an old friend of The Frame Corner’s. He is a local artist who is phenomenal with light and is a master at his work, with his preferred medium pastels. Mike regularly goes on site to create a number of beautiful landscapes and seascapes, most of them highlighting our Texas area.

 

Mike Etie’s work […]

Harmful Frames?

Your Picture Frames May Be
Harming Your Artwork
If you have not inspected your picture frame in the last 6 years, it is a good idea to bring it into The Frame Corner and let us look at it.  Often framed art has the wrong glass, deteriorating mats, and acidic materials that can damage your pieces.  This […]