March 13, 2016

A fair proportion of my framing work is for people who are wanting something re-framed. 

Whether that be because the original has been damaged, or they've changed the style of their home and want something more fitting. But a lot of the re-frames I do are because the pe...

January 30, 2016

I'm going to head off on a tangent here, so bear with me. 

This isn't going to be about Art in the traditional sense. Instead I'm going to talk about an ancient craft; in fact two ancient crafts.

Crafts that have been honed to various levels of perfection over thousands...

January 10, 2016

(Image Copyright Máté Jakó/Entenn Studio)



Long before I started in the Framing business, I've always felt like I've simply followed art. From my earliest introductions to the usual, High School study material like Lichtenstein, Miró, Picasso and the like, right up to...

December 28, 2015

Following on from my last blog post, here are a couple of frames that I worked on recently that allowed me to use all of the techniques I spoke about last time, as well as adding yet another customisation element; corner pieces.



Another step in the hand finishing of f...

December 13, 2015

For the first of my featured artist blog posts, I'd like to introduce you to a guy I met at this year’s London Tattoo convention. 


It was a fairly brief meeting I'll give you that; but the enthusiasm I got from him was quite infectious. Completely self-taught, Karl Wil...

December 4, 2015

One aspect of custom framing I really enjoy is when I get the opportunity to have free reign. 

Occasionally the right piece of artwork will come along, where I can introduce a series of ideas and skills to create a frame that really showcases the piece it's going around...

November 11, 2015

With Christmas fast approaching, it's time to start thinking about what to get and for whom.  The idea of getting that picture someone loves so much seems like the easiest thing to sort out, so it's off to Ikea or Wilkinsons to grab a ready made frame right?

- Oooh...

October 29, 2015


When I was a young lad, I was always encouraged to be creative in one way or another. I have fond memories of sitting with my Poppa in the spare room at his house, painting with watercolours, copying landscapes from books or photos he'd taken whilst on holidays. Or be...

October 16, 2015


Over the past year or two, I've started to really step up my game with Resolute Framing. 

Keeping the balance right is a little tricky being this is still, technically, a hobby job I do in between my proper job (funnily enough as a framer) but I need to make sure I co...

October 7, 2015

We'll, we're a few days into October, and already you can feel the excitement in the air because October means one thing...Halloween. 


I don't know what it is about Halloween that’s so cool, and although outwardly I may come across as not that fussed at all, inwar...

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