This section was designed to
show you a framing technique called "raise & float". It's not
rocket science but it does add significantly to the the over-all look
your piece...actually, some people hate it...but we think it's
here it goes...
Team photo with engraved plaque and decoration.
This piece was also "raised & floated"
but this time off a contrasting background.
Usually contrasting backgrounds work best if it:
a). Matches the frame (as shown above) or...
b). Matches a portion (usually the darkest part) of the art.
pics below show artwork that is being raised with 2 sheets of 3/16"
This piece was also floated off a
Note* A piece can also be "floated" without
This technique is used when all the edges need to be exposed and:
a). The backboard color needs to be a more "integral" part of the art or...
b). The customer just does not care for the "raised" look.
Try this on your next project !!!
You will like!
(The Diamond Bar Dentist)
with sign. All pieces
"RAISED & FLOATED"
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