Framing oil painting

Framing oil painting

To Preserve and maintain Oil painting for years, some basic care and attention is needed, for that oil painting has to be framed. .The first and foremost step in the care of your painting is eliminating the condition which can cause the damage to your collection and the next step is to care while handling and cleaning the painting. I think Artwork should be framed for Aesthetics and Exhibition


How a Frame should be?

The most frequent question asked is How to Frame a Painting? I say it depends on many range of factors starting from the cost of the frame to aftercare of your painting. Now the next question comes in People’s minds -should you frame your own paintings? Or should you let the artist frame them? Or should you get a professional to do it for you? But my advice to have a professional framer frames your portrait-no doubt it will be worth extra money. Framing is an art in itself and to learn any art it takes time. A professional framer will have the knowledge, ability, skill and experience on how to frame the painting properly and with care.


Necessity of framing:


A picture frame has certain characteristics and functions:


• The first and the foremost are to protect and ensure long life of your painting.

• Unify the painting with the architectural style of the room as in repetition of color style or other design elements.

• Separating the painting from the wall. . In designing a frame, the effort should be to keep the picture from running into the wall, and the wall from running into the picture. A frame should try to present a maximum of contrast with the picture and the wall on which it hangs, in scale and color and texture. As pictures and walls usually contrast rather strongly with each other in these respects, the frame is apt to be as harmonious with the one as it is contrasting with the other; so this principle is often not recognized.

• Tunnel the attention of your painting so it will become Focal point of a room. The frame should give a more finished look to the painting and helps us to define the boundaries of art work. This result can be achieved subtly or emphatically.


A quality frame represents a substantial expense. A poorly chosen frame can ruin the appearance of the painting, while an appropriate one can make it shine. A Quality artist can frame all the qualities of the paintings in the frame work and make your painting live longer and oils to breath for instance. A reputable framer would know which were the appropriate materials and methods to use in each case and this would influence the price.


Is your Framing worth what you paid for?


Each frame you choose should be diversiform with different technique and material. Framing is to be of a very high quality. Each frame should be designed to complement the work of art. The stretching of the canvas has to be done with professional meticulousness. Framing materials vary in quality, cost, framing methods and also vary in the time required for framing. Make sure you get your moneys worth by getting the best of our Quality at reasonable prices.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *