Frames Now conduct classes in the basics of picture framing.

These picture framing classes are not about making the frames but rather “how to” specifics about frame choice, picture framing design aesthesis, whether matting should be used, choice of picture frame glass, stretching of needlework and stretching of canvases for oil paintings and photographs, refer below for session outline.

Design and balance fundamentals

  • Picture Frame colour
  • Picture Frame width
  • Mat border width

Correct Use of the following

  • Mat boards (borders around pictures)
  • Picture Frame Glass
  • Stretching of oil paintings, photographs, tapestries, needlework and


  • Hanging of picture and photo frames.

Followed by Question and answer session

If you have specific questions about any items you are considering picture framing or something that is currently framed, bring them along and we can deal with them individually after the session.

The picture framing classes session will be presented by Glenn Vardy.

Glenn has trained Picture Framers throughout Australia in choosing the correct frame, how to make frames and picture framing.

Limited numbers, Attendance strictly by prior registration.

For registration for future framing classes, please email us, call us on 1300 437 263 or register in-store and we will email you when the next course is in your area.