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How to create striped frames in ImageFramer

How to create striped frames in ImageFramer

ImageFramer has a massive library of frames and combining them leads to endless possibilities! One example that is easy to achieve is the striped frame. In this blog post, we will create colorful striped frames using mats in ImageFramer. Open ImageFramer and navigate...

How to colorize frames in ImageFramer

How to colorize frames in ImageFramer

ImageFramer is a versatile photo editor that comes with a bundle of features that are perfect for customizing frames and borders. In this blog post, we will cover the Colorize option that can turn a basic frame into color popping perfection! Open ImageFramer and add a...

How to make greeting cards with the Card Creator Pack

How to make greeting cards with the Card Creator Pack

The new Card Creator Pack is a huge addition to ImageFramer. This new pack lets you mix and match over 100 original artist-created design elements to create custom greeting cards for every occasion. Christmas cards? ✅ Birthday cards? ✅ Save-the-dates? ✅ Fun, playful...

Great painters and their frames

Great painters and their frames

We seldom think about how the frame affects our impression of an artwork. Most of the canvases in museums and galleries are framed, but on the Internet and in art catalogs, paintings are usually reproduced without framing. If you could ask the authors of these...

History of the mat

History of the mat

The mat (“mount” in British English, or passé-partout in French) is a sheet of paper that resides between the image and the frame, creating a field of light or color around the picture. A mat provides multiple functions, both protective and aesthetic. Here, we’ll...

How to create corner frames with ImageFramer

How to create corner frames with ImageFramer

ImageFramer has a fantastic Frame Editor feature that lets you create custom frames! The Frame Editor has four main types of frames: Color mat, Moulding with corners, Full frames, and moulding. In this blog post, you will learn how to create a Moulding with corners...

Picture Framing 101: ABCs of Art

Picture Framing 101: ABCs of Art

Looking to quickly come up to speed on some frequently used picture framing vocabulary? Apparent Software, makers of ImageFramer, are pleased to bring you this Framing and Art Alphabet, a handy glossary for appreciating art and making or enhancing your own. A Artwork...

Creative ideas on what to do with your wedding photos

Creative ideas on what to do with your wedding photos

Photography is an essential element of every wedding celebration. Pictures taken by a professional photographer are extremely important because they capture the memories of the most beautiful event in every couple’s life. Since your wedding is one of the most...

How To Choose A Perfect Mat For Your Digital Photo?

How To Choose A Perfect Mat For Your Digital Photo?

Every photograph deserves to be properly presented. An ordinary photo, surrounded by a mat in an elegant frame, creates a totally different perception than the image by itself. Most people would agree that a frame is an essential enhancement to a classical oil...

4 Frame Ideas to Inspire Your Little Artist

4 Frame Ideas to Inspire Your Little Artist

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.                                                                                                                                                             (Pablo Picasso) If you have...

How to Make Your Artwork Pop With a Digital Mat

How to Make Your Artwork Pop With a Digital Mat

A mat can transform an otherwise ordinary piece of artwork, enhancing or even radically changing the impression it makes. To make your favourite digital art stand out, there are several things to pay attention to: Colour, width, layers—and, of course, the frame...

How to Frame Your Digital Photos

How to Frame Your Digital Photos

“Memory is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away.” We use photos to capture the world around us, from people and events to the small details other people miss completely. From the earliest days of photography, a frame and photo mat were used to...

5 Tips for Perfect Photo Framing

5 Tips for Perfect Photo Framing

Whether you’re doing a mock-up for a customer who wants one of your fine art photos framed or want to create a polished finish for an online gallery, adding frames to your digital photos is the classic final touch on your hard work. But how do you frame a photo in a...

How a Great Frame Can Help You Sell More Art

How a Great Frame Can Help You Sell More Art

Your customers are always looking for great art and great service. What they aren’t short of is options. You need a way to help your art stand out. How artwork is framed is important to both the buyer and the art itself. A piece of art isn’t complete until it has a...

To Frame Or Not To Frame Art?

To Frame Or Not To Frame Art?

“Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.”                                                                                               G.K. Chesterton. Many private owners and art galleries exhibit their paintings without...