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FAQs  Frames - Frame Ready Stretch - 3/4" Gallery Wrap - 1.5" Gallery Box Wrap

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A. Our Gallery Wrap Paintings:
I am buying a painting from you.  What is 3/4" Gallery Wrap or 1.5" Gallery Box Wrap and what will the edges of my painting look like?
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B. Gallery Wrap Your Painting(s) Purchased Elsewhere:
  • I did not buy my painting from you. I would like information from you regarding: Anything Painted On Canvas 3/4" Gallery Wrap, or 1.5" Gallery Box Wrap my own painting.
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C. Frame Ready Stretched Paintings - How is it done?

  • I am buying a painting from you or I already have a painting.  I have my own frame, or I would like to purchase my frame from my local frame store.
  • I would like information about your frame ready stretch. I would like to know what kind of frame I should have or should purchase.
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D. Decorative Frames: For Oil or Acrylic Only 

  • I am buying an Oil Painting or Acrylic Painting. I would like information about the framing process.
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E. Decorative Frames: For Watercolor, Gouache, Pastel, Pencil Sketch, Charcoal Only 
Your Painting(s) or Ours:
  • I am not buying an Oil or Acrylic Painting. Do I Still Need to Have it Stretched? 
  • Frame Stand?
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F. Matting:
  • Do you offer matting?
  • Can my Oil or Acrylic Painting be matted?
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G. Self Matting Our Frame: (Watercolor, Gouache, Pastel, Pencil Sketch, Charcoal Only)
  • Can I self mat your frame?
  • I do want to mat my framed painting. What must I know?
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H. Adding Glass To My Painting or Sketch:
    • Can I add or can you add glass to my painting?
    • Do you recommend glass for my painting?
    • What type of paintings or sketches can I encase in glass?
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    I. How Frames Are Measure?:
    • What is a Rabbet Measurement?
    • How much wall space will my framed painting take up?
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    A. Gallery Wrap 3/4" or 1.5" Thickness  (Metric 1.9cm) or (3.8cm) 
         Our Paintings: Oil or Acrylic Only

    • Painted Edges: No Bare Canvas Around the Edges of your Painting.

    • Ready To Hang: Comes with all Hardware and Ready to be Mounted On Your Wall

    • Tacking: Your gallery painting will come to you with the tacks in the back (hidden from view).

    • Framed Later: Yes, A 3/4"(1.9cm) Gallery Wrap can be installed later into a standard Open Back Frame. A 1.5"(3.8cm) Gallery Box wrap will require a custom made open back frame or a re-stretch to 3/4"(1.9cm)

    1. 3/4" (1.9cm) We will automatically extend the background of your painting 2" (5 cm)  Example: Order size 16x20. The background of your painting will be extended to 18" x 22" (46cm x 56cm) 

    2. 1.5" (3.8cm) We will automatically extend the background of your painting 4" (10cm)  Example: Order size 16x20. The background of your painting will extended to 20" x 24" (50cm x 60cm)


    B. Gallery Wrap 3/4" or 1.5" Thickness (Metric 1.9cm) or (3.8cm) 
         Your Painting(s): Oil or Acrylic on Canvas Only 

    • Ready To Hang: Comes with all Hardware and Ready to be Mounted On Your Wall

    • Tacking: Your gallery painting will come to you with the tacks in the back (hidden from view). 

    1. 3/4" (1.9cm) Gallery Wrap Requirements: Please make sure the canvas is 2.5 inches (6.5cm) width x height over the net painting measurement.

    2. 1.5" (3.8cm) Box Gallery Wrap Requirements: Please make sure the canvas is 5.0 (13cm) inches width x height over the net painting measurement.

    3. Example: If your painting is 16x20 (40cm x 50cm) and you desire a 1.5"(3.8cm) Gallery Box Wrap. Make sure the canvas measurement is at minimum 21" x 25" (53cm x 63cm)

    4. No Painted Edges: It is your responsibility to extend your painting either before you ship it to us, or after.


    C. Frame Ready Stretched Paintings:  
         Your Painting or Ours: (Oil or Acrylic Only)

    • Ready For Your Open Back Frame:

    • Included With Purchase Of Any Decorative Frame For Oil or Acrylic.

    1. Please note: Not all frames will work with an oil or acrylic painting. These paintings are painted on canvas and must be stretched "drum tight" around a 3/4" (1.9cm) thick inner stretcher bar frame, then inserted from behind into an "Open Back Frame"

    2. Tacking is completed around the edges of the painting (not the back side). This is hidden from view once installed into an "Open Back Frame". 

    D. Decorative Frames: (Oil or Acrylic)

        Your Painting or Ours: 

    • Your painting is professional stretched and installed into the decorative frame of your choice.  

    • Your framed painting comes complete ready to hang on the wall with appropriate hanging hardware.


    E . Decorative Frames: (Watercolor, Gouache, Pastel, Pencil Sketch, Charcoal).
        Your Painting(s) or Ours:

    • No Stretching is Required: This does not require an open back frame. 

    • Save Money on framing costs.

    1. Paper Products: The above listed Paintings or Sketches are painted over specialty paper products. 

    2. Standard Picture: This product can go into our open back frame or any Standard Picture Frame.
    3. Frame Stand: No. I am sorry, but our frames are for hanging on the wall and do not come with a pop out frame stand.


    F . Matting: 

    • We do not offer matting.

    • Standard Matting is not recommended for Oil or Acrylic (canvas paintings)
    • See Visual Answer For How To Mat a Canvas Product.


    G . Self Matting Our Frame: (Watercolor, Gouache, Pastel, Pencil Sketch, Charcoal)

    • Yes. However bear in mind, unless precaution is made in advance, the matting will cover some of your painting or sketch depending on the size matting you purchase. If this is a consideration, order the appropriate size painting, sketch or frame. 

    1. Example 2" Matting: If ordering a 16x20(40x50cm) Watercolor, Gouache, Pastel, Pencil Sketch, or Charcoal and you desire a 2"(10cm) matting (to be self installed), then order a frame that is 20"x24"(50x60cm)

    2. Example 2" Matting: If ordering a 16x20(40x50cm) Watercolor, Gouache, Pastel, Pencil Sketch, or Charcoal and you desire a 2"(5cm) matting (to be self installed), order a painting or sketch 16x20(40x50cm) and specify to be painted or sketched 14"x 18"(36x46cm) on the instruction ordering line, then order a frame that is 16"x20"(40x50cm)

    H. Adding Glass To My Painting or Sketch:
    1. We do not offer glass for our frames. 

    2. Yes, Glass can be inserted into our frames.

    3. Glass covering is not recommended for any painting or sketch in humid areas due to moisture.

    4. In dry climates, you can add glass, or plexiglass (do so at your own risk). Is available at any glass shop.

    5. If considering glass, consider buying "Non Glare".


    I. How Frames Are Measured:

    1. The Rabbet: The Rabbet is the inside measurement of the opening of the frame. All frames are measured by this standard. Example: When you by a 16x20 painting. Buy a 16x20 frame.

    2. Example 3 Inch Deluxe Frame: The outside frame measurement will be approximately 21" x 26"(54x66cm). The inside rabbet of the frame will be 16"x20"(40x50cm).

    3. Example 4.5 Inch Designer Frame: The outside frame measurement will be approximately 24"x 29"(60x74cm) . The inside rabbet of the frame will be 16"x20"(40x50cm).