Custom Framed Art

Add a Little Drama

Add a Little Drama
This beautiful original pastel of Myrna Loy (Artist: Maria Mitchell) recently came across our table at THE FRAME STUDIO.  The owners of the piece went for bold custom framing for this rich piece of art work using one of Roma's new Lavo frames.  When we combined the Electric Red frame with black and grey silk matting, it created a more dramatic look that works with the red in the art.  We enjoyed the final result so much, we didn't want to let it go!
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Museum Treatment

Museum Treatment
When you have an extra special piece of art work, you want to make a statement with the framing.  We at THE FRAME STUDIO recently had this gem - know as a Picasso - come across our table.  The client wanted to custom frame it to show it's great importance and beauty.  A Roma Vintage frame in gold leaf was chosen to give it that museum look which was combined with a black linen mat, a Larson Chateau fillet, and museum glass to finish it off.  Now the richness of the colors is accentuated, and it looks like it was just pulled from the walls of The Louvre. We love framing exceptional  art!
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The Perfect Frame for a Wonderful Gift

The Perfect Frame for a Wonderful Gift
A new client of ours brought in this beautiful Sansao Pereira painting that she received as a wedding gift.  When she was growing up, her best friend's parents had this original painting hanging in their home.  She admired it her whole life.  When her best friend heard she was getting married, her parents removed it from their wall, and shipped it to the client all the way from Brazil.  A wedding gift like that truly shows how much you are loved, doesn't it? The client had looked at numerous frame shops looking for the perfect frame.  She even brought numerous family members to help choose,...
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Framing Greats

Framing Greats
One of our favorite framing clients - and very good friends - recently sent us something in the mail.  This special client has a very interesting and extensive art collection, and appreciates the importance of the perfect frame for the perfect piece of art. We understand why this article got his attention.  The article is about a framing star named Eli Wilner. Many people in the regular world, know very little about life in the framing world.  Did you know we have framing conventions?  It's kind of like Comic Con without the costumes.  If Eli Wilner were to show up at one, we at The Frame S...
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Guy Harvey

Guy Harvey
Guy Harvey has been a favorite artist of mine since my dad bought me a t-shirt when I was a kid. Since then, I have always taken a liking to all of his paintings and this one was no exception. Not only is the painting beautiful but the frame compliments it so nicely it really takes it to that next level. The wooden frame provides a nice neutral color which is easy on the eyes. The insert is what sets this piece apart from other framings though, it has a copper color that looks like its beginning to oxidize. This color combination is the perfect segue between the frame and the painting. The met...
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Big expectations for Small pieces

A lot of the more elaborate frame designs done here at The Frame Studio tend to be rather large pieces. I think this has to do with the clients expectations not being very high of small pieces. But every now and then a client comes in with a small piece they have a vision for and the end result looks so great. This is one of those scenarios. These two paintings (about 5x5) we're acquired while on a clients vacation. With the paintings being so colorful and the frame with a bold design, the white inlaid liner lets the painting breathe while adding to the overall size of the finished piece. This...
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Inked Ocean Life

One of the most interesting aspects of framing are all the different types of art that are brought in to be framed here in Fort Lauderdale. This is one of my new favorite artist that I have discovered from working at The Frame Studio. This particular artists name is Alex Gupton, and his artwork is very detail oriented. In fact there is so much detail, I was informed by the client that brought in these two pieces, that each piece Gupton does he hides a three eyed fish somewhere in the artwork. I did spend the time to find the three eyed fish, it reminded me of a mutant fish from The Simpsons. T...
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Large Frames

Large Frames
Here at The Frame Studio, I have seen some large pieces come through our doors to be framed. This one definitely lands in the top 10 biggest framings. This painting was done by the client who brought it in. The artist decided to finish the piece with a Larson Juhl frame that is black with a silver outside. This type of style where the piece does not actually touch the edge of the frame is called a floater. So if you think you have a cool piece to frame but its too big or complicated bring it in, or we can deliver also, and you will be happily surprised with the finished product. (Béla is 6'4" ...
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Prague Painting

Prague Painting
Some of my favorite framing projects that The Frame Studio clients bring in are the pictures that they bring back from their world travels. This particular piece was a painting of Prague, and the painting even without the frame is beautiful. This piece was brought in with a thin matte around it containing the artist signature so that had to stay, this is why the brown matte has different dimensions from the top to bottom. The frame is a Larson Juhl frame with a faded brown outside and a silver bevel moving towards the cream matte. All in all this came out being one of my favorites so far in my...
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Appealing Design

Appealing Design
This piece is a fine example of good design built around the paintings colors and textures. This finished piece consists of a beautiful frame and a soft linen liner to complete the border around this striking painting. The color of the frame mimics the coloring of the shaded side of the tree that peaks through the foreground leaves, while the texture of the frame is almost an imitation of bark from the tree but with a higher shine. The gold inside of the frame matches the color of the tree trunk while the shine from the gold adds a polished high class appearance. The white liner produces a sof...
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