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Designs Ink is proud to offer you the opportunity for extended research and a stroll through framing history with Designs Ink Publishing's Reference Library. Chris A Paschke, CPF GCF CMG has been an educator, author, and columnist for over twenty years. She has written numerous editorial series for Picture Framing Magazine including the special CMC 3-part "Teaching An Old Framer New Tricks" 2001, and two 12-part design series "The Designs Process" monthly through 1994, and "The Elements of Design", bi-monthly during 2000 and 2001.

Articles are listed alphabetically and under the specific topics of Adhesives, Business, Canvas, Design Principles, Digitals, Laminating, Mat Design, Mounting, Photographs, Repair, Technique, and Equipment. Some articles are also listed under more than one topic for ease of location. Articles dated prior to the on-set of digital photography in the 1990s may not have photographs included but diagrams should be there. Click the title which is linked to the complete text.

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Designs Ink Publishing Article Archive and Reference Library
Original text, diagrams and photographs by Chris A. Paschke, CPF GCF CMG.

SUBJECT INDEX


Adhesives
Adhesive Saturation: Ghosting vs. Tinting, September 1999
Adhesives for Digital Canvases, June 2006
Adhesives Trends, January 1992
Adhesives for Dry Mounting, July 1994
Archival Dry Mount Tissues, February 1998
Color Tinting, September 1994
Dry Mount Adhesives Revisited, September 1998
Dry Mount Adhesives Revisited, September 1998 PDF
Float Photos w/Pressure-Sensitive, October 1996
Ghosts of Pressure-Sensitives Present, September, 1996
Heat Activated (HA) Board Comparisons, August 2009
Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet 2013
Heat Activated and Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Substrates, May 2014
Preadhesive Heat Activated and Pressure-Sensitive Boards, May 2002
Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Comparisons, November 2008
Pressure-Sensitives and Ghosting, September, 1996
P-S and HA Adhesive Board Mounting Chart, June 2006
Pressure-Sensitive and Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet 2013
Pressure-Sensitive and Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet - Digitals 2013
PSAs and Burnishers, February 2012
PVA vs. EVA Wet Glue, October 2012
Removable Does Not Mean Reversible, February 1993
Removal Techniques, April 2003
Residue and Release, December 2009
Tapes And Their Adhesives, March 2014
Tapes and Updates, February 2003 PDF
The Mystery of Adhesives, September 1998


Business
All That Glitters Is Not Gold, November 1992
Creative Mat Design, March 1992
Defending Artist Copyright, December 1992
Donation-Recycled Profits, September 2008
Foam Board Freedom, March 1992
Foam Board 101, April 1999
Foam Board...18902, April 2008
Gold in Mounting, August 1998
Golden Profits, August 2001
Greening The Desert, April 2011
Highest Form of Flattery, January 2003
Light at End of Tunnel, June 1995
Lightfastness, April 1995
Lightfastness/Color Permanence, June 1995
Living Room to Patio, January 2008
More Than a Mat Cutter to Me, August 1991
Mounting and Framing in China, March 2001
New Technologies (Vegas Report), June 2003
Sales, Price, Pay-off, November 1993
Selling Mounting, July 2000
Selling the Mount, November 1995
Selling Up Into Shadow Boxes, November 1993
Shipping and Bond Failure, June 2010
Shipping Boxes-Flat, December 1995
Shipping Boxes-Drop Spine, November 1995
Trends: The Issue IS Mounting, January 1993


Canvas
Adhesives for Digital Canvases, June 2006
Canvas Transfers Alive And Well, July 2007
Canvassing paper prints, December 1994
Canvassing RC Photos-Projects, November 1994
Canvassing RC Photos-Technique, October 1994
Canvases Then And Now: Types of Canvas, March 2004
Canvases Then And Now: Digital canvas, April 2004
Canvases Then And Now: Illusionary boxes, May 2004
Evolution of Canvas Chart, March 2004
Float Spaces and Face Depths, October 2010
From Photos To Canvas To Cash, May 1991
HA-PS Comparisons-201402
HAPSA Canvas Comparisons, May 2014
Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet 2013
Heat Activated and Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Substrates, May 2014
Preadhesive Heat Activated and Pressure-Sensitive Boards, May 2002
P-S and HA Adhesive Board Mounting Chart, June 2006
The Textures And Colors of Canvas Transferring, May 1998


PDF Charts
Adhesives: Pressure-Sensitive and Heat Activated Mounting Chart, June 2006
Adhesives & Common Names, updated 2014
Condition Reports, January 2017 PDF
Digital Canvas Chart, August 2006
Digital Canvas Stretching, January 2008
Digital Canvas Test Spreadsheets, July 2008
Digital Canvas Stretching #1, January 2008
Digital Heat Test, February 2002
Digital Identification, May 2004
Digital Condition Report
Digital Condition Report 2013
Digital Photo Test, March 2002
Digital Technologies 2013
Digital Umbrella 2013
Digital Umbrella 2014
HAPSA Canvas Comparisons, May 2014
HA-PS Comparisons, February 2014
HA-PS Mounting Boards for Printed Canvases, May 2014
Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet 2013
Heat Activated and Pressure-Sensitive Comparison Spreadsheet February 2014
Heat Activated, Pressure-Sensitive, Film Comparison Spreadsheet-Digital Canvas 2013
Heat Activated, Pressure-Sensitive, Film Comparison Spreadsheet-Encapsulated Charts 2013
In-House Humidifiers
Mounting Heat Activated, Pressure-Sensitive and Film Comparisons, April 2011
Pressure-Sensitive Comparisons, June 2006
Pressure-Sensitive and Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet 2013
Pressure-Sensitive and Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet - Digitals 2013
Suggested Mounting Chart, April 2011


Design Principles
B&W Photo Frame Designing, October 2015
Chinese Papercuts, July 2006
Critique #1, January 1995
Critique #2, February 1995
Critique #3, March 1995
Deep Bevel Wraps II, February 1991
Designs Critique-Birds, January 1997
Designs Critique-Tile, February 1997
Designs Critique-Flies, March 1997
Designs Critique-Calaga, April 1997
Essence of Design: Introduction, February 2000
Essence of Design: Line, April 2000
Essence of Design: Color, June 2000
Essence of Design: Texture, August 2000
Essence of Design: Shape, October 2000
Essence of Design: Intensity, December 2000
Essence of Design: Space, February 2001
Essence of Design: Rhythm, April 2001
Essence of Design: Proportion, June 2001
Essence of Design: Balance, August 2001
Essence of Design: Emphasis, October 2001
Essence of Design: Unity, December 2001
Float Frame Trends, January 2014 PDF
Float Mounting (Carousel), August 2002
Framing Tiles, April 2002
Global Design, December 2002
Greening the Desert, April 2011
Framing Watercolors, WAM February 2010
Marble Panels, October 1991
Multiple Ply Mat Cutting, May 1993
The Design Process: Balance, September 1995
The Design Process: Color, March 1995
The Design Process: Emphasis, October 1995
The Design Process: Essence of Design, January 1995
The Design Process: Intensity, June 1995
The Design Process: Line, February 1995
The Design Process: Proportion, August 1995
The Design Process: Rhythm, November 1995
The Design Process: Shape, May 1995
The Design Process: Space, July 1995
The Design Process: Texture, April 1995
The Design Process: Unity, December 1995
Wall Groupings, October 1995
Wedding Dioramas, November 2003
Wrapped Bevels, February 1991


Digitals
Adhesives for Digital Canvases, October 2006
Color Copiers: Lightfastness, March 1997
Color Copiers: The Rest Of The Story, April 1997
Damage and Restoration, June 2006
Digital Canvases, October 2006
Digital Canvas Chart, August 2006
Digital Canvas Test: Stretching, August 2008
Digital Canvas Test: Abridged, August 2008
Digital Canvas Test Spreadsheets, July 2008
Digital Canvas Stretching, January 2008
Digital Canvas Stretching #1, January 2008
Digital Condition Report
Digital Condition Report 2013
Digital, Digital, Digital, September 2005
Digital Directions: Common Digital Photo Problems, August 2002
Digital Directions: Digital Photo Test #2, June 2002
Digital Photo Test, March 2002
Digital Directions: Heat Tolerances #1, February 2002
Digital Heat Test, February 2002
Digital Discussions, June 2007
Digital Fireman, August 2003
Digital Hoopla, September 2003
Digital Identification, May 2004
Digitals-Part 1: Identifying Digitals, May 2011
Digitals-Part 2: Handling Digitals, June 2011
Digital Technologies 2013
Digital Umbrella 2013
Digital Umbrella 2014
Digital Trends and Framing, January 2002
Four C's, January 1997
Large Format vs. Wide Format Photos, October 2005
Mounting Digital Papers, February 2006
Mounting Digital Reproductions, July 2006
Mounting Printed Canvases, September 2014
Pressure-Sensitive and Heat Activated Comparison Spreadsheet - Digitals 2013
P-S and HA Adhesive Board Mounting Chart, June 2006
Thermographics, May 1997


Encaustic Art
Float Frame Variations for Encaustic Art, June 2009
Float Frames for Encaustic Panels, February 2008
Float Spaces and Face Depths, October 2010


Equipment, Tools and Hardware
Bone Burnishers Revisited, September 1995
Burnishing Edges is the Finishing Touch, February 1992
Care and Feeding of Presses, February 2001
CMC-Designs That Sell Themselves, July 2001
CMC-Pricing That Pays, November 2001
CMC-When To Go Computer, March 2001
Do You Know Hardware?, January 2014, FATG-UK
Dry Mount Work Stations, July 1992 PDF
Hanging Systems for Home & Gallery, May 2015
Hanging Systems for Home & Gallery, May 2015 PDF
Gouache: An Untapped Resource, March 1992
Hardware: Screws, Screweyes and Sawtooth Hangers, December 2012
Hardware: Wall Hangers and Cleats, April 2013
Hardware: Wall Hangers and Cleats, April 2013 PDF
Hardware: Wire, Steel Hangers and Spring Clips, February 2013
Hot Spots for Temperature, August 2000
In-House Humidifiers
International Mounting Equipment, March 2006
Lightfastness and Color Permanence, June 1995
Keeping It Clean, May 1995
Mat Cutting Basics, August 1993
Mechanical vs. Vacuum Presses, September 1993
Mechanical vs. Vacuum Presses: Pros and Cons, May 1998
More Than A Mat Cutter To Me, July 1997
Mounting Work Stations, July 1992 PDF
Mechanical & Vacuum Presses, August 2013
The Pressure Points Of Mounting, March 1992
Presses, August 2013
Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives and Burnishing, February 2012
Roller Laminators, October 2013
Roller Laminator Review, May 2009
Tools of the Trade, July 1997
Troubleshooting Mechanical Presses, June 1997
Wire, Steel Hangers and Spring Clips, February 2013
Working in Tight Places, March 1999


Fine Art Trade Guild (FATG): Art Business Today/Art+Framing Today
Deckle-Edged Watercolors, January 2015 PDF
Deckle-Edged Watercolors, August 2015 PDF-version 2
Do You Know Hardware?, January 2014
Float Frames for Canvases, August 2010
Float Frames for Canvas, August 2010 PDF
Framing Pastels: Handle With Care, August 2011
Framing Pastels: Handle With Care, August 2011 PDF
Hot Facts About Encaustic Paintingss, October 2016
Shipping: Box Clever, January 2013
Textiles: Providing Support, October 2012


F+W Media: The Pastel Journal (TPJ) and Watercolor Artist Magazine (WAM)
Ask The Expert: Art and T-Hinges, June 2013
Floating Deckle Edged Watercolors, October 2013
Framing Hardware Basics, January 2014
How To Speak Framer, May 2010, magazine spread PDF
How To Speak Framer, May 2010, PDF
How To Speak Framer, May 2010
The Care And Framing Of Watercolors, February 2010, magazine spread PDF
The Care And Framing Of Watercolors, February 2010 PDF
The Hardware Facts, March 2014 PDF
Transporting Pastels: Handle With Care, October 2012
Transporting Pastels: Handle With Care, October 2012 magazine spread PDF


Greater Los Angeles Chapter (GLAC) PPFA eNewsletter, LA Framer, Mounting Matters
Burnishers: The Sensuous Bone, December 2011
Copyright Issues in Frame Design, November 2011
Dust Covers: Kraft To Tyvek, October 2012
Favorite Tool, March 2011
Flat Mounting Sanded Paper, October 2011
Flat Stack Float Frames, August 2013 PDF
Float Platforms, Lifters and Spacers, April 2011
Hardware: Screws, September 2011
Heat Sensitivity, June 2012
Humidifiers, May 2013 PDF
L-Shape Float Frames, May 2011
Metal Frame Finishing, August 2012
Metallic Photos: Endura vs. Pearl, August 2011
More On Honeycomb, February 2013
Mounting Turkish Tiles, April 2013
Offset Clips, March 2012
Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives, January 2012
PVA vs. EVA for Mounting Arrowheads, July 2012
Recto-Verso Monoprints, January 2013 PDF
Shipping Boxes, February 2012
Silicone, June 2011
Sink Mounting Hardboards, January 2011
Spring Clips and Pressure Points, September 2012
Substrate Alternative: Honeycomb Panels, November 2012
Wall Grouping Common Line, May 2012
Wall Grouping Unity, April 2012
Wax Hangers, February 2011
Wax Hinges, December 2012
Wax Hinges, December 2012 PDF
Which Wire?, July 2011


International Encaustic Artist (IEA) eNewsletter WAX-ON! Framing Matters
Capped Stack Float Frames, July 2013
Definitions And Adhesives, December 2009
Dust Covers, September 2012
Encaustic In Framing, April 2010
Flat Stack Float Frames, August 2013 PDF
Float Platforms, Lifters and Spacers, November 2010
Float Spaces and Face Depths, October 2010
Framing Cradled Boxes, April 2013
Framing Panels, May 2013
French Cleat Hangers, April 2012
Hooks and Wires: What Not To Do, February 2012
L-Shape Float Frames, July 2010
Long Base Profiles and Mounting, August 2010
Member Profile: Chris Paschke, April 2013
My Favorite Tool, February 2011
Offset Clips, March 2012
Paula Roland Monoprints-IEA, February 2013 PDF
Recto-Verso for Wax Saturated Monoprints-IEA, February 2013 PDF
Release Papers, September 2009
Screws, September 2011
Screw Eyes and D-Rings, May 2011
Self-Adhesive Hangers, November 2012
Short Base Mounting, September 2010
Silicone Adhesive, October 2009
Sink Mounting Hardboards, January 2010
Sink Mounting Wax Soaked Paper, February 2010
Speaking Framer, June 2010
Spring Clips for Metal Frames, August 2012
Stacked Float Frames, part 1, June 2013 PDF
Steel Plate Hangers, October 2011
Strip Hangers, August 2011
The Subject Is Sawtooth, April 2011
Substrates: Hardboard, 8-ply and Honeycomb Panels, June 2012
Tycore, Hexamount & Hexacomb Panels, March 2013
Understanding Frames, May 2010
Wall Groupings, May 2012
Wall Hooks: Standard vs. Floreat, November 2011
Wax Hangers, March 2011
Which Wire?, June 2011
Wire Installation, July 2011
Wire Placement, January 2012


Laminating
Canvases Then And Now: Illusionary boxes, May 2004
Canvassing paper prints, December 1994
Canvassing RC Photos-Projects, November 1994
Canvassing RC Photos-Technique, October 1994
Canvas Transfers Alive And Well, September 2007
Contempo Panels for Certificate Design, October 1995
Contempo Panels and Faux Glass Etching, August 1991
Damage and Camouflage, July 2008
Designer Laminates, July 1999
Faux Glass Etching & Design, November 1998
From Photos To Canvas To Cash, May 1991
Illusionary Boxes, May 1993
In-House Canvas Transfers, March 2002
Innovative Sink Mounts, April 2010
Laminate First, Then Mount, November 2014
Laminate First, Then Mount, November 2014 PDF
Lam Non-Breathables, October 2001
Lam Over Photos, October 1994
Laminate as Glass Substitute, June 1997
Laminate Plaquing, April 2006
Laminating: Oversized Art, April 1993
Laminating: Oversized Images, November 2001
Leather-look (Using Laminates for Mat Creation), June 1991
Let's Call it a Wrap w/LL, May 1994
Mirror Images..., December 1992
Mosaic Laminating, November 2000
Mounting and Yellowing, April 2009
Mounting Trends for 1994-Conservation and Lamination, January 1994
Multiple Laminations, August 1993
One Step Mounting and Laminating: Sumi Horse, September 2004
Perforated Bites, April 1996
Plaquing: Where It All Began, June 2001
Pressure Points, May 1992
Resurfacing/Retexturing Films, April 1994
Resurfacing Laminated Mats, February 2009
Retexturing Surface Laminates, August 2006
Roller Laminators, October 2013
Roller Laminator Review, May 2009
The Textures And Colors of Canvas Transferring, May 1998
What and How to Sell Laminating, September 2001


Mat Design
Bevel Banding, October 1993
Calligraphy for Framers: Tools, March 1993
Calligraphy for Framers: Design Applications, April 1993
Contempo Panels for Certificate Design, October 1995
Contempo Panels And Faux Glass Etching, August 1991
Contemporary Brocade Mats, June 2008
Contemporary Brocade Mats, June 2008 PDF
Creative Mat Design, March 1992
Designer Laminates, July 1999
Gouache: An Untapped Resource, March 1992
Lightfastness and Color Permanence, June 1995
Mounted Mat Accents, April 2012
Multiple Job Mounting: Part I, July 1995
Multiple Job Mounting: Part II, August 1995
Multiple Ply Mat Cutting, May 1993
Pin Striped Bevels, September 1993
Resurfacing Laminated Mats, February 2009
Sandstone Panels, December 1991
Surface Tiering, July 1993
Tiered Matting, February 1991
Tiered Matting: Surface Tiered, February 2005
Torn Paper Mounted Mat Accents, April 2012
Under Tiering, August 1993
Wrapped Mats Basic, June 2004


Mounting
2001: A Mounting/Framing Odyssey, January 2001
Abridged History of Dry Mounting, October 2004
Acrylic Panels, October 2009 PDF
Anticipating the Trends: 2006, January 2006
Basics, May 2006
Biting The Art That Feeds You, September 1992
Blueprints, August 2011
Bo Leaf, Papyrus and Dry Float Mounting, December 2006
CanvasMount-More Than A Canvas, December 2010
Chinese Papercuts, July 2001
Chinese Papercut Options, July 2006 PDF
Chinese Scrolls: Background, July 2005
Chinese Scrolls: Mounting, August 2005
Chinese Scrolls: Repair, September 2005
Chinese Silk Embroidery, July 2007
Chinese Silk Embroidery, July 2007 PDF
Chinese Silk Paintings, May 2005
Chinese Silk Paintings, May 2005 PDF
Cockled Handprints, March 2007
Color Tinting, September 1994
Contemporary Brocade Mats, June 2008
Contemporary Brocade Mats, June 2008 PDF
Dampness and Moisture, April 1992
Deep Bevel Wrapping, February 1991
Diplomas and Certificates, July 2002
Disasters And Mounting Mistakes, March 2003
Dry Float Mounting, December 2006
Embossing Fabrics, June 1994
Embossing with Laminating Films, March 1994
Embossing Papers, August 1994
Encapsulating Polyesters, June 1996
Encapsulating Vinyls, June 1996
Embossed Magnolias: Foam Board Mats Part II, April 1998
Embossed Magnolias: Foam Board Mats Part I, March 1998
Encaustic Alternates, June 2009
Face Mounting, October 2008
Flat Mounting Sanded Paper, GLAC October 2011
Float Frame Variations for Encaustic Art, June 2009
Floating Deckle-Edged Watercolors, January 2015 PDF
Float Frames for Encaustic Panels, February 2008
Float Spaces and Face Depths, October 2010
Floats, Lifters and Spacers, February 2011
Flush, Flat and Float Mounting, February 2005
Flush, Flat and Float Mounting, February 2005 PDF
Frameless Framing, October 2009
Ghosting Newspaper, November 1991
Ghosting and Pressure-Sensitives, September, 1996
Greening the Desert, April 2011
Handling Chinese Papercuts, July 2001
Heat Activated (HA) Board Comparisons, August 2009
Hinge Basics, November 2004
Hinges and Floated Art, December 2004 PDF
Honeycomb Panels: Tycore and Hexamount, November 2012
Hot Tips for Cold Days, September 1995
How Long Is Long Enough, April 1992
In-House Release Boards, March 2008
Innovative Sink Mounts, April 2010
Innovative Sink Mounts, April 2010 PDF
Japanese Scroll Mounting: History, April 2001
Japanese Scroll Mounting: How to, May 2001
Knowing When To Countermount, August 1999
Laminate Transfers to Watercolor Paper, June 1998
Let's Talk Turkey, November 1996
Light at the End of the Tunnel, June 1995
Making of Mulberry Paper, May 2005
Mechanical vs. Vacuum, July 1998
Mechanical vs. Vacuum Presses, September 1993
Mechanical vs. Vacuum Presses: Pros and Cons, May 1998
Metallic Photos & More, October 2011
Millennium, January 1999
Mistakes-No Bad Adhesives, Only Bad Judgements, March 2003
More On Honeycomb-GLAC, February 2013
Mounted and Laminated, August 2004
Mounting Decorative Tiles, April 2002
Mounting Digital Reproductions, July 2006
Mounting Encapsulates, November 2000 PDF
Mounting Painted Art, April 2007
Mounting Polyester Encapsulates, May 2008
Mounting Printed Canvases, September 2014
Mounting for Matting, March 1993
Mounting Ilfochrome RC, February 1994
Mounting in the Millennium, January 2000
Mounting Trends for 1994-Conservation and Lamination, January 1994
Mounting Silks & Chinese Paintings, February 1993 PDF
Multiple Photo Mounts, October 1992
New Products, New Trends, January 2004
New Products, New Trends 2005, January 2005
One Step/Two Step..., May 1996
One Step Mounting and Laminating: Sumi Horse, September 2004
Oversized Photos, October 1993
Papercut Mounting Options, July 2006
Photographs: Taming the Substrate, October 1997
Polyester Encapsulate Mounting, May 2008
Polyester Encapsulates, November 2000 PDF
Pre-Mount for Float Mount, August 1996
Preservation Mounting of Parchment and Vellum, June, 1992
Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Comparisons, November 2008
Pressure-Sensitives and Ghosting, September, 1996
PVA vs. EVA Wet Glue, October 2012
Recto-Verso Monoprints, January 2013
Recto-Verso Monoprints, January 2013 PDF
Recto-Verso Monoprints-IEA, February 2013
Really See...Really Feel, January 1998
Release for Photos, October 1998
Release Papers, November 1992
Please Release Me (Release Materials), May 1995
ReMat-Van Stone, February 2004
Removable Does Not Mean Reversible, February 1993
Remove...Remount...Refit, December 1993
Removing Linen Hinges, April 2005
Roller Laminator Review, May 2009
Rooster Redo...Visit to 1970, May 2007
Rugs, Weaving and Velcro, June, 2012
Sealed Frames In The Real World, February 2014
Shadowbox Collectables, November 2005
Shadowboxing Made Easy: One-piece/Cove, May 1999
Shadowboxing Made Easy: Window/Platform, June 1999
Sink Mounting Vintage Photos, November 2006
Sink Mounts, April 2010 PDF
Some Like it Hot, May 2000
Spray for Health Conscious, March 2000
Sponge Mounting, August 2007
Static Mounting Photos and Silk, September 2006
Static Mounting Ilfochrome Classics, February 1997
Substrate Alternatives: Hardboard, 8-ply and Honeycomb Panels, November 2012
Substrates, February 1996
Tacking Tack Strips, November 2002
Tackling Tacking Photos, October 1999
Tapes and Redos, February 2003
Taking Your Temperature Seriously, February 1992
Textile Mounting, May 2003, PDF only
The Value of Mounting, June 2000
The Elements of Mounting: TTPM, May 2006
The Four Elements of Mounting, April 1992
Thermographics, May 1997
Thinking Outside the Box, November 2005
Those Embossed Gold Seals, August 1992
TTPM: Back to the Basics, May 2006
TTPM-Time, January 1995
TTPM-Temperature, February 1995
TTPM-Pressure, March 1995
TTPM-Moisture, April 1995
Time, Temperature, Pressure-Sensitive, Moisture, April 2000
Trend Fallacies 2007, January 2007
Trends for 1994-Conservation and Lamination, January 1994
Trendspotting, January 2009
Trim, Control and Protect, February 2007
Two Bite Or Not To Bite, March 1996
Two Halves Make A Whole, May 2007
Tycore, Hexamount & Hexacomb Panels-IEA, March 2013
Vellum and Parchment, February 1999
Wall Mounting/Hanging Variations, October 2009
Wet to Last the Test of Time, February 2000
What's Wrong With This Picture?, January 1996
Yupo Part 1: What To Do With Yupo, November 2015
Yupo Part 2: Mounting Synthetic Papers, January 2016


Pacific Southwest PPFA (PacSo) Chapter eNewsletter, PS Framer, Mounting Matters
Design, November 2013
Press Maintenance, January 2014
Point Drivers, October 2013
Press Adjustments, February 2014 PDF


Photographs
A Photo Is a Photo (Analog or Digital), October 2003
B&W Photo Frame Designing, October 2015
Endura Metallic Photos, December 2003
Face Mounts, Endura Metallic and C-Prints, December 2008
Ilfochrome RC Photographs, February 1994
Lam...Poly vs. Vinyl, September 2000
Metallic Photos: Endura Metallic and Fuji Pearl, October 2011
Mounting Cibachromes, October 1992
Mounting Problem Photos, September 2002
Photographs: Taming the Substrate, October 1997
Photo Issues: Bond Failure, October 2007
Photo Substrates, November 2000
Pitfalls for Photos, October 1998
Polyester vs. Vinyl, July 1993
Pressure-Sensitives and Ghosting, September, 1996
Static Mounting Photos and Silk, September 2006
Static Mounting Ilfochrome Classics, February 1997
Still More Photos, November 1997
Mounting Ilfochromes, October 1992


Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA) For Members Only and PPFAnews,
Photos Revisited, January 2015
Pros and Cons of Mounting Digital Canvas, September 2009
Float Frames for Encaustic, December 2009 (no diagrams)
Float Frames for Encaustic, December 2009 PDF


Preservation
Artists...How To Speak Framer, May 2010 PDF
Chinese Papercut Options, July 2006 PDF
Condition Reports, January 2017 PDF
Deckle-Edged Watercolors, January 2015 PDF
Frameless Framing: Acrylic Panels, October 2009
Frameless Framing: Acrylic Panels, October 2009 PDF
Handling And Mounting Pastels, June 2010
Handling And Mounting Pastels, June 2010 PDF (with diagrams)
Hinge Basics, November 2004 PDF
Hinges and Floated Art, December 2004 PDF
Innovative Sink Mounts, April 2010 PDF
Preservation Mounting of Parchment and Vellum, June 1992
Rugs, Weaving and Velcro, June, 2012
Scrolls - Chinese Mounting, P2, August 2005
Scrolls - The Chinese Approach, P1, July 2005 PDF
Scrolls - Japanese Scroll Mounting, Part 1, April 2001 PDF
Scrolls - Japanese Scroll Mounting, Part 2, May 2001
Sealed Frames In The Real World, February 2014
Sink Mounting Vintage Photos, November 2006
Textile Mounting, May 2003 PDF
The Care And Framing Of Watercolors, February 2010 PDF
Vellum and Parchment, February 1999


Questions Answered
2006 Year in Review, December 2006
C-Prints, December 2008
Global Design, December 2002
Hinges and Floated Art, December 2004
Millennium Recap...Decade of Questions, December 1999
More Questions, December 1997
Most Asked Questions, December 1995
Most Asked Questions, December 2003
Most Asked Questions of 2005, December 2005
New ?, December 1998
Questions 2000: Air Bubbles, December 2000
Questions and Problems 2007, December 2007
Running Hot and Cold, December 2001
Tips 'n Tricks for 1996, December 1996


The Artists Magazine (TAM)
Ask The Expert: Art and T-Hinges, June 2013
Framing Hardware Basics, January 2014
The Hardware Facts, March 2014 PDF
What's Wrong With this Picture?, February 2015
Working With A Framer, December 2015


The Pastel Journal (TPJ) and Watercolor Artist Magazine (WAM)
Framing Tools & Dust Covers, August 2014
How To Speak Framer, May 2010, magazine spread PDF
How To Speak Framer, May 2010, PDF
How To Speak Framer, May 2010
Transporting Pastels: Handle With Care, October 2012
Transporting Pastels: Handle With Care, October 2012 magazine spread PDF


Watercolor Artist Magazine (WAM)
Floating Deckle Edged Watercolors, October 2013
The Care And Framing Of Watercolors, February 2010, magazine spread PDF
The Care And Framing Of Watercolors, February 2010 PDF


West Coast Art & Framing - PowerPoint into PDF
Condition Reports, January 2017 PDF
S5012 - Designs Elements: Shades of Gray 2017, PDF
S588 - Design Elements: Understanding Color, PDF
M201L - Mastering Mounting: Creative Mounting & Laminating, PDF
M2018 - Mastering Mounting: Digital Trends & Handling 2017, PDF
F191L - Mastering Mounting: Mounting Basics, PDF
M2012 - Mastering Mounting: Sensitive Items, PDF
S5012 - PPFA: Face Mounting & Acrylic Sandwiches, PDF



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