Framing and Presenting Textile Art (Textiles Handbooks)

Framing and Presenting Textile Art (Textiles Handbooks)

By: Annabelle Ruston (author)Paperback

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This book is aimed at both professional framers and textile artists themselves. It provides a thorough introduction to presenting and protecting original textile art. The book includes: * A glossary of useful terms * Information about choosing a good framer, conservation framing, basic framing techniques and materials for textiles. * Before you start: preliminary work to be done, correcting any imperfections, discolouration, missing stitches, etc. * Squaring needlepoint, including types of canvas, equipment needed, techniques and methods. * Stretching and mounting textile art, including lacing and other mounting techniques, fabric extensions, types of support, heavy fabrics and large pieces. * The frame itself: mouldings and build-ups, glazing, windowmounts. * Alternatives to conventional frames, e.g. acrylic domes, etc.

About Author

Annabelle Ruston is an editor for the Fine Art Trade Guild. She has also written The Artists' Guide to Selling Work and Starting Up a Gallery and Frameshop for us.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780713688085
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780713688085
  • weight: 396
  • ISBN10: 0713688084

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