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|Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 1:15|
Today I want to talk about a few different considerations that artists have if they want to sell their art and have it last.
Lately I have been talking to Erin from Artis Pura about stretched canvases that we buy from art supply stores and where they are mass produced, the materials that go into the frame, it's construction and the grade of canvas.
I had a look at Erin's wall of shame where there were frames that were less than 6 months old that were warped and unable to be restrectched. There were acid spots that went through paper, matt board and foam core backing that were only a few years old. So many examples of shoddy manufacturing and framing practices that it made my toes curl.
So here's some tips for those of you that: