How to choose the perfect color scheme for framing your art

When you’re trying to learn more about framing and matting, choosing the right color combination is a critical decision. The first impression from a framed artwork is primarily based on its color composition. The colors are stored in our memory much longer than the...

Gold frames in classic paintings and modern art

Since the onset of a picture frame history as we know it, frames have always been gilded. The classic golden color of a frame is mainly used due to its symbolism—wealth and luxury. But frames were also gilded for other reasons. Let’s explore the popularity of gold...

Make a custom frame with iPad drawing apps

ImageFramer is a fantastic app that allows you to add frames, mats, and borders to your art with the click of a button. This macOS app offers more than 1,000 framing assets so the combination of looks is nearly endless. Although there is no shortage of frames, the...

Why you should mat photographs and artwork

The mat is a dense colored cardboard (or other similar material) that frames a picture, photograph, or other artwork, creating a field of light or color around the image. We have already been talking about the History Of The Mat, but why is the mat so imperative for...

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...