Protecting Your Art

Once it has been properly framed, where it is hung in your home or office can either preserve or hasten deterioration of the piece.

1) Keep out of direct contact with sunlight.

2) Moderation and stability in both humidity levels and temperature are good. Extreme fluctuations that occur in attics and basements are harmful.

3) An outside wall has more humidity than an inside wall. A fireplace has the most fluctuation especially if it is in use. If you have art over a fireplace, provide some space for air flow behind the painting by cutting a cork in half and placing it behind the two bottom corners.

4) Hang your art using two picture hangers. Not only does it secure the art more safely, but it will stay more level on the wall.

Educational Pages
Art Mediums:

Anamorphic Art


White-Line Woodblock Prints...


Lost Wax Casting Process

Art History:

Dutch Old Master Treatise

Lineage and History of American Impressionism:
The Road to Annapolis

Art Preservation:

Custom Framing

Protecting your Art

How to Care for Bronze Sculpture

Care and Framing of Pastels


Frequently Asked Questions About Portrait Commissions

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