Hand painted frames..........again!

I know I have written about hand painted frames before but it is such a perfect way to complment or match a tone in a picture that I thought it worthy of another mention. I seem to be quite often washing out my brushes and so I guess that hand painted frames are becoming somewhat of a speciality for us. This time the frames that were painted were used as inner slips for oil paintings by the war artist Gordon Rushmer. Here are some initial samples that I painted to see if the colours used were sympathetic with the tones in Gordon's oils.

The term "The distressed look" was the brief and I think we have acheived that this time. I will pop another blog up when I have finished the frames. As the frames are hand painted you really will be receiving a bespoke picture frame and you are extremley unlikely to see your picture frame on anyone esle's wall.

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18 March 2013, 18:16
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