Original Paintings and Giclee Prints Fine Art Gallery, Giclee Prints

 Framing and Matting

We used only genuine hardwood for all our frames. Since natural wood colors vary from nearly black to light yellow we typically find the 3rd most dominate color in the piece and match to a natural wood color.
  • Depending on the type of wood chosen please allow at least 7 to 10 days to complete to process. These custom built frames are built from raw untreated wood. Building the frame takes a few hours to mill and assemble. The finishing stage involves a 3 stage sanding process and a minimum of 5 coats of Tung Oil or Polyurethane to properly dry and cure.
  • ​Nearly all canvas original paintings come framed and ready to hang. Floating frames is the preferred style.
  • Matching the wood color with the 3rd most dominant color in the piece is the standard.
  • ​If you would like to purchase a different frame type or wood color an additional cost may apply.  In most cases this is unusual.
  • ​If you purchase a Giclée Print and would like it matted and framed please fill out the form below.

  • Canvas Originals come with the frame as stated in the store.
The woods used for framing are as follows:

Triple Goddess Reproduction in a Cherry Floating Frame

  • Cherry
  • Walnut
  • Maple
  • Sapele
  • Mahogony
  • Teak
  • Purple Heart
  • Australian Lace
  • Blood wood
  • ​​Red Birch
  • ​Yellow Birch
  • ​Poplar - natural or stained
  • ​Red Oak​​
  • Sycamore
  • ​Eucalyptus

Framing and Matting​​ Information Form

Name: Date: Phone:
Matt type: Single Matting Double Matting Double Raised Matting (usually a 1/4" to 3/8" between matts
Tung Oil Varnish Finish or Polyurethane Finish - High Gloss or Satin. (We recommend Tung Oil Varnish.)
Outer matt color - Your choice or do you want us to match
Inner Matt color (If double Matt) - Your choice or do you want us to match
Wood Type: Choose from the Wood Types Above. The Standard is matching the 3rd most dominant color in the piece.
Frame Type: Canvas Original - Floating or Floating with Outer Border. For Giclée Prints, the standard frame type is under glass with a 1/2" border
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