Framing Studio

It is not hard to find a picture framer these days. You don’t have to travel far before you will find someone prepared to put together a frame for you. But how can you be sure that your precious print or painting is in safe hands? The answer is simple – make sure you use a qualified framer. Toby Watts, of Tweed Art in Biggiesknowe, Peebles, is fully qualified as a Guild Commended Framer having passed a series of rigorous professional tests set by the Fine Art Trade Guild.

Not only do we offer our customers advice on the choice of frame and mount for their pictures, we also advise the best way to conserve their artwork and ensure it remains in optimum condition.

We frame a wide variety of pictures, including:Lord-Smith

  • oil paintings
  • watercolours
  • drawings
  • photographs
  • certificates
  • tapestries
  • embroidery and other needlework
  • medals
  • sports shirts

It is important that you know the proper materials and procedures for framing. Frames are used to enhance a work of art aesthetically, as well as to protect it from dirt, dust and handling, while maintaining a controlled setting essential for the life of the piece. There is more to framing than just four bits of wood around a picture.

In terms of aesthetics, you should choose what pleases you and what works for the picture. The framed artwork will become part of your everyday environment, so be sure to choose a frame and mount that you will enjoy. If you don’t know what you want ask for guidance; your framer probably has seen many different types of art, and knows what works well, and what doesn’t.

Please contact us for more information on our framing services.


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