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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 Design Process" monthly through 1994, and "The Elements of Design", bi-monthly during 2000 and 2001. Then in 2018-2019 she has a new 7-part color series "Design Elements" featuring DE: Shades of Gray and DE: Pop of Color which are classes offered each year at West Coast Art & Frame Expo at Las Vegas.

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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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 Mounting with Pressure-Sensitives, 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

Solvents and Removal Techniques, April 2003

Silicone and Residue, 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

Donations and Recycled Profits, September 2008

Foamboard Freedom, March 1992

Foamboard 101, April 1999

Foamboard and ISO 18902, April 2008

Golden Profits, August 2001 PDF

Gold in the Mounting Business, August 1998 PDF

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 PDF

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

HA, P-S, Film Application Comparisons, October 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, October 1994

The Design Process: Color, March 1994

The Design Process: Emphasis, September 1994

The Design Process: Essence of Design, January 1994

The Design Process: Intensity, June 1994

The Design Process: Line, February 1994

The Design Process: Proportion, August 1994

The Design Process: Rhythm, November 1994

The Design Process: Shape, May 1994

The Design Process: Space, July 1994

The Design Process: Texture, April 1994

The Design Process: Unity, December 1994

Wall Groupings, October 1995

Wedding Dioramas, November 2003

Wrapped Bevels, February 1991

Digitals

Adhesives for Digital Canvases, October 2006

All Giclee Are Injet, Not All Injet Are Giclee, March, 2015 PDF

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

Keeping Up with Technology, January 2017 PDF

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 Today: A Creative Option, April 2006 PDF

Plaquing: Where It All Began, June 2001 PDF

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

Guide to Basic Mounting, PFM Supplement 2011 PDF

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

Keeping Up with Technology, January 2017 PDF

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

Mola: A Reverse Applique, November 2017

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

Silicone Adhesives, December 2009

Sink Mounting Vintage Photos, November 2006

Sink Mounts, April 2010 PDF

Solvents and Removal Techniques, April 2003

Solvents, Silicone and Residue, December 2009

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

Mola: A Reverse Applique, November 2017

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 PDFs

Challenging Items 2019, PDF

Condition Reports, January 2017 PDF

HA, P-S, Film Application Comparisons, October 2013 PDF

Creative Mounting & Laminating, PDF

Creative Mounting & Laminating 2018, PDF

Creative Mounting & Laminating 2019, PDF

Creative Mounting & Laminating 2018 Outline, PDF

Digital Trends & Handling 2017, PDF

Mounting Basics, PDF

Mounting Basics Lecture 2018, PDF

Mounting Basics Lecture 2018 Outline, PDF

PPFA: Pastels & Friable Media 2018, PDF

PPFA: Pastels & Friable Media 2018 Outline, PDF

Pop of Color 2019, PDF

PPFA: Face Mounting & Acrylic Sandwiches, PDF

Sensitive Items, PDF

Sensitive Items 2018, PDF

Sensitive Items 2019, PDF

Sensitive Items 2018 Outline, PDF

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